Smiths Detection has fulfilled an order from Moscow Sheremetyevo International
Airport for 91 advanced
The security scanners are being used in the airport’s new
passenger Terminal B and Cargo Complex LLC.
The new facilities are part of the airport’s plans to handle the
increased passenger volumes expected for the 2018 FIFA World Cup,
and one of the most important stages in a larger-scale development
of the airport, which will continue through to 2026.
relationship stretching back over 20 years, this is by far the
largest single order we have fulfilled for Sheremetyevo Airport,”
said Tony Tielen, Vice President EMEA, Smiths Detection. “We look
forward to helping make the World Cup a safe and successful event
and beyond that, safeguarding the airport, its passengers and
Negotiated by Smiths Detection distributor, NEOSCAN
Russia, this substantial contract includes a total of 91 advanced
X-ray inspection systems delivering a broad array of screening
functions, from passenger checkpoint and hold baggage through to
It includes: 30 HI-SCAN 5180si X-ray systems for
screening passenger baggage at the entrance to the airport; 32
HI-SCAN 6046si checkpoint scanners for carry-on bags and personal
belongings; and two HI-SCAN10080 XCT and four HI-SCAN 10080
EDX-2is for hold baggage. Seventeen HI-SCAN 100100T systems will
screen larger, out of gauge items in the passenger terminal.
the Cargo Complex, seven HI-SCAN 180180-2is pro models will take
care of large scale, consolidated and palletised goods; two
HI-SCAN 100100V-2is scanners will handle break bulk and other
cargo; and visitors will be checked using a further three HI-SCAN
Terminal B has been developed for domestic
airlines and is expected to cater for the potential 20 million
passengers predicted to pass through the airport in 2018.