16 Sep 10. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) awarded General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems a $4.7m contract for the first year of a multi-year award for Phase II of the Security Technology Integrated Program (STIP). If all options on this award are exercised, the total contract value will be $13.3m. The STIP Phase II Development Program will continue the integration of the nation’s transportation security equipment and expand the existing STIP system that was developed and deployed in Phase I. Under the contract, General Dynamics will provide software development, maintenance and integration support to TSA and the manufacturers of transportation security equipment. In addition, General Dynamics will provide overall program management as TSA expands STIP to airports nationwide. The majority of work under this contract will be performed in Fairfax, Va.