K2 Security Screening Group Establishes Strategic Partnership with Liberty Defense Holdings

Aug. 10, 2023
K2 to sell Liberty’s Airport Employee Screening HEXWAVE system to US aviation market.

K2 Security Screening Group has reached a distribution agreement with Liberty Defense Holdings, Ltd, a leading technology provider of artificial intelligence-based next generation detection solutions for weapons and threats, to introduce Liberty’s HEXWAVE system at US airports. HEXWAVE screens for concealed metallic and non-metallic weapons using millimeter wave, advanced 3D imaging, and AI for enhanced security.

K2 Security Screening Group 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 U.S., including Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL), LaGuardia (LGA), and Los Angeles International (LAX).

As part of the agreement, K2 will add the HEXWAVE walkthrough people screening system to its security services portfolio. “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. “K2 has a significant existing aviation security portfolio, and we look forward to working with them to expand our reach to the market.”