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Submission + - TSA Spending $245 Million on "Second Generation" Nude-O-Scope Body Scanners (

McGruber writes: Continuing its standard practice of wasting hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars (, the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has awarded an indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract, worth up to $245 Million, ( to American Science and Engineering Inc. ( to deliver an unspecified number of “second generation” Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) screening systems for use at U.S. airports.

As previously reported on slashdot (, Jonathan Corbett proved that TSA's current nude-o-scopes are incapable of actually detecting hidden objects.

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TSA Spending $245 Million on "Second Generation" Nude-O-Scope Body Scanners

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