Approved Technologies

The SAFETY Act provides two levels of liability protections for approval: Designation and Certification. By obtaining either Designation or Certification, companies obtain a level of legal protection in case their technology is ever put to use during a terrorist attack. See below for a list of approved technology certifications.


Reveal Imaging Technologies, Inc. and Leidos, Inc.

Approved: June 06, 2016 | Expires: June 30, 2021

Reveal Imaging Technologies, Inc. and Leidos, Inc. provide the CT-80, CT-80DR, and CT-80DR+ Explosives Detection Systems (“EDSs” or the “Technology”). The Technology is used to screen items, such as checked airline baggage, for the presence of explosives. It is based on compact, dual-energy computed tomography. Additionally, algorithms used in the Technology software reconstruct an item's contents and analyze the contents for the presence of explosives in an automated manner. SAFETY Act protections apply to models of the Technology that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration has certified as EDSs.

Leidos, Inc.

Approved: September 29, 2015 | Expires: October 31, 2020

Leidos, Inc. provides the Vehicle and Cargo Inspection System (“VACIS®” or the “Technology”). The Technology is a non-intrusive inspection tool used to create 2-dimensional radioscopic images of large vehicles, cargo containers, palletized cargo, and other bulk cargo. Operating as a density imager against the threat posed by Weapons of Mass Destruction, smuggling of stowaways, and conventional weapons, VACIS® detects threats through the projection of shapes, objects, or densities that are inconsistent with customs declarations and shipping documents.

Leidos, Inc.

Approved: January 24, 2014 | Expires: February 28, 2017

Leidos, Inc. provides VACIS® XPL Passenger Car Inspection System (the “Technology”). The Technology is an inspection system for scanning motorcycles, passenger cars, and buses. The Technology also includes installation, training, image analysis, and warranty and maintenance services that may be included in the sale of the Technology or as a stand-alone service offering.

Leidos, Inc.

Approved: December 17, 2013 | Expires: January 31, 2019

Leidos, Inc. provides Integrated Logistics Support (“ILS”) Services for Passenger Screening Program/Airport Checkpoint Security Equipment (the “Technology”). The Technology is a set of maintenance and technical services that ensure screening equipment installed throughout the United States both functions properly and are available to detect threat items. The Technology includes corrective and preventive maintenance, support services and other duties specified under the requirements outlined in the Transportation Security Administration’s ILS Contract Number HSTS04-13-C-CT3067.