Smiths Detection’s HI-SCAN 100100T-2is X-ray
system has been placed on the US Transportation Security
Administration’s (TSA) List of Candidate Air Cargo Screening
With a total of seven systems on the list,
including explosives trace detectors and X-ray systems, Smiths
Detection offers airlines, freight forwarders and indirect air
carriers more approved security screening solutions than any other
Mark Laustra, Vice President of Homeland Security,
Smiths Detection, said, “Our market-leading security solutions
enable the screening of air cargo from break-bulk small packages
to large pallets. We back up our products with the world’s largest
support and training team, which is vital to keep commerce
Since 2006, Smiths Detection has worked with its
customers to help prepare for the initial TSA air cargo screening
mandate which took effect in February 2009.
“Our equipment will help our partners minimize the impact of the
mandate and efficiently move cargo thereby maintaining
profitability,” Laustra added.
Smiths Detection’s HI-SCAN X-ray solutions
provide superior image quality, enabling air cargo operators to
effectively screen for threats in a full range of containers.
company’s desktop and handheld trace detection devices quickly
screen for microscopic amounts of explosives.
Overall, Smiths Detection has
won more than $14 million in contracts for its air cargo security
solutions, combining explosives trace detection (ETD) and X-ray
Smiths Detection air cargo screening
solutions include explosives trace detectors (IONSCAN 400B,
IONSCAN 500DT, SABRE 4000) and X-ray systems (HI-SCAN 100100T-2is,
HI-SCAN 6040aTiX, HI-SCAN 180180-2is and HI-SCAN 10080EDtS).
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