With an installed base of more than 50,000 systems, L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS) is trusted by customers around the globe to safeguard their citizens, commerce and critical infrastructure. On the forefront of threat detection technology, L-3 provides innovative systems with the flexibility, accuracy, speed and reliability needed across the spectrum of complex and demanding security applications. Whether securing passenger terminals, air, land and sea cargo, borders, or facilities ranging from embassies to courthouses, prisons and commercial buildings, L-3 has a screening system to meet the need. L-3 SDS is a division of L-3 Communications, a Fortune 150 global leader in high-technology aerospace, defense and homeland security and safety systems, products and services. In 2010, L-3 Communications reported annual sales of $15.7 billion and 63,000 employees worldwide.