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Smiths Detection to Supply Airport Security Platforms to UK Defense Ministry

Smiths Detection To Supply Airport Security Platforms To UK Defense MinistrySmiths Detection[1] has secured a multimillion-dollar contract to deploy a range of aviation security products at the U.K. defense ministry s airports worldwide.

The ministry ordered ScanTrailer 100100V-2is mobile x-ray inspection systems; HI-SCAN 145180-2is x-ray equipment for air cargo; IONSCAN 600 trace detectors; CEIA PMD2PLUS walkthrough metal detectors; and millimeter-wave eqo scanners designed for screening people, Smiths Detection said Monday[2]. The contract also includes a 10-year support program for all the equipment. U.K. MoD spokesperson Iain Mcleod said the contract seeks to equip checkpoint and hold baggage security for all ministry-operated airports over the next decade.

Mcleod added that the installation of screening systems is now underway.

References

  1. ^ Smiths Detection (blog.executivebiz.com)
  2. ^ said Monday (www.businesswire.com)

Smiths Detection to Supply Airport Security Platforms to UK Defense …

Smiths Detection To Supply Airport Security Platforms To UK Defense ...Smiths Detection[1] has secured a multimillion-dollar contract to deploy a range of aviation security products at the U.K. defense ministry s airports worldwide.

The ministry ordered ScanTrailer 100100V-2is mobile x-ray inspection systems; HI-SCAN 145180-2is x-ray equipment for air cargo; IONSCAN 600 trace detectors; CEIA PMD2PLUS walkthrough metal detectors; and millimeter-wave eqo scanners designed for screening people, Smiths Detection said Monday[2]. The contract also includes a 10-year support program for all the equipment. U.K. MoD spokesperson Iain Mcleod said the contract seeks to equip checkpoint and hold baggage security for all ministry-operated airports over the next decade.

Mcleod added that the installation of screening systems is now underway.

References

  1. ^ Smiths Detection (blog.executivebiz.com)
  2. ^ said Monday (www.businesswire.com)

Smiths Detection tapped for airport security

March 27 (UPI) — Smiths Detection has selected by Britain’s Ministry of Defense to provide aviation security equipment at its military airports worldwide, the company announced on Monday.

The specific value of the award was not detailed but was said to be worth millions of dollars.

“This key contract will deliver checkpoint and hold baggage security for all UK Ministry of Defense airports over the next decade,” Iain Mcleod, a spokesman for the Ministry of Defense, said in a press release[1]. “Installation is currently underway, maintaining and enabling class-leading aviation security to support our operations around the globe.”

Equipment to be provided for screening passengers, luggage and cargo include the ScanTrailer 100100V-2is mobile X-ray inspection systems; HI-SCAN 145180-2is dual view X-ray equipment for inspecting air cargo; IONSCAN 600 trace detectors; CEIA PMD2PLUS walk through metal detectors; and millimeter-wave eqo scanners for screening people.

In addition to the gear, Smiths Detection will provide equipment support for a 10-year period.

References

  1. ^ said in a press release (www.smithsdetection.com)