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Liberty Defense Selects K2 Security Screening Group for Strategic Partnership and Increased Market Penetration

Liberty Defense Selects K2 Security Screening Group for Strategic Partnership and Increased Market Penetration

Liberty Defense Holdings Ltd., a leading technology provider of AI-based next generation detection solutions for concealed weapons and threats, is pleased to announce it has entered into a strategic non-exclusive distribution agreement with Bethesda, Maryland-based K2 Security Screening Group, to introduce HEXWAVE to US airports. K2 is a national leader in the planning, management, installation, and integration of airport passenger and checked baggage security screening systems. It has successfully completed projects at 92% of TSA-regulated airports in the US, including Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL), LaGuardia (LGA), and Los Angeles International (LAX).

As part of the distribution agreement, K2 Security Screening Group will add the HEXWAVE walkthrough people screening system, which uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to seamlessly detect weapons and other threats in real-time, to its security services portfolio.

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“We are excited to partner with Liberty Defense to bring HEXWAVE to the airport employee screening market,” said Kathy Yurkunas, President of K2 Security Screening Group. “The HEXWAVE system is a perfect complement to our best-in-class security services, and we believe that they are an exceptional option for our airport customers to counter against insider threats.”

“We are thrilled to partner with K2 Security Screening Group, a recognized leader in the US aviation security industry. We share a similar vision of deploying next generation capability with a focus on detection while providing a better experience for security,” said Bill Frain, CEO of Liberty Defense. “We are extremely pleased that K2 chose HEXWAVE to enhance their aviation worker security offering with detection of the latest threats like non-metallic explosives and 3D printed ghost guns. K2 has a significant existing aviation security portfolio, and we look forward to working with them to expand our reach to the market and the resulting revenue growth potential that this partnership brings.”

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