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TSA Orders $70M in Smiths Detection-Made Baggage Screening Equipment

Smiths Detection has received a $70M order from the Transportation Security Administration to deploy computerized tomography imaging systems to airports nationwide. The company said Friday it will provide CTX 9800 systems through 2019 in an effort to help TSA personnel detect and identify explosives in luggage content. The baggage screening platform is designed with 3D CT …

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Smiths Detection Unveils New Security Checkpoint Scanner Tech

Smiths Detection has introduced a checkpoint scanner technology built to help increase security and operational efficiency in facilities. The company said Friday that the HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX checkpoint scanner, which features Smiths Detection proprietary computed tomography scanning technology, was demonstrated at the Inter Airport Europe exhibition. HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX removes the …

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TSA Orders Additional Smiths Detection-Built Explosive Detectors; Sally Nordeen Comments

Smiths Detection has received a $45 million order to supply the Transportation Security Administration with additional explosives detection systems for installation at various airports across the U.S. The company said Wednesday that it will deliver 26 CTX 9800 DSi systems as part of the order with an option to provide 12 more EDS units to TSA. Sally Nordeen, …

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Smiths Detection to Supply Airport Security Platforms to UK Defense Ministry

Smiths Detection 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, …

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Smiths Detection-Duke University Alliance to Apply Deep Learning Tech for Airport Security

Smiths Detection and Duke University’s Edmund T. Pratt Jr. School of Engineering have forged a partnership to study deep learning techniques that could boost the screening capacity of airport checkpoint x-ray systems. The company said Friday the partnership is part of Duke University’s contract with the Transportation Security Administration that aims to apply …

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Smiths Detection Lands $68M Communication Adapter, Chemical Detector Supply Contract From Army

Smiths Detection has secured a $67.9 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide a Joint Chemical Agent Detector system, Striker communication adapter units and associated equipment to the U.S. Army. The company will also deliver communication adapter kits and spare parts through Dec. 21, 2021, as part of the contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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Smiths Detection Opens New Threat Sensor Manufacturing Facility in England

Smiths Detection has opened a Hemel Hempstead, England-based facility for engineering, research and production of chemical and explosive detection technologies. The company said Thursday it will develop security products for the aviation, military and emergency response sectors at the new 67,000-square-foot center of excellence for trace detection. The facility is located nearly 11 miles …

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Smiths Detection Debuts Online Portal for Aviation Sector; Cameron Mann Comments

Smiths Detection has launched a new online hub to function as a portal of opinion-based and other articles from aviation professionals to provide users insight about the sector. The Aviation Insider website at aviation-insider.com exhibits aviation security practices and facilitate industry discussions, Smiths Detection said Monday. “Aviation Insider is designed to be …

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Smiths Detection Chosen to Supply Berlin Airport Baggage Screening Equipment

The procurement agency of Germany’s national interior ministry has tasked Smiths Detection to provide hold baggage screening equipment at Berlin Brandenburg Airport that comply with the federal police agency’s EDS Standard 3 regulation. Smiths Detection said Wednesday the HI-SCAN 10080 XCT systems use x-ray technology, computed tomography and detection algorithms to provide levels of security and …

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Falcon Group Taps Smiths Detection to Supply Egypt Airport Security Systems

Smiths Detection has secured $24.8 million in contracts from Egyptian security company Falcon Group to provide advanced detection systems for installation at  airports across Egypt. Smiths Detection said Wednesday it will provide HI-SCAN 6040aTiX, HI-SCAN 6040-2is HR, HI-SCAN 100100T-2is, HI-SCAN 145180-2is and IONSCAN 600 platforms for Egyptian airport security personnel to detect explosives at passenger checkpoints. The contract …

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Smiths Detection Gets DHS Follow-On Order for Handheld Radiation Detector Tech

Smiths Detection has received a $40.9 million follow-on task order from the Department of Homeland Security to supply a handheld radiation detection and identification system to DHS’ Domestic Nuclear Detection Office. The company said Tuesday it will provide its RadSeeker technology for department  personnel to detect, locate and identify the source of radiological materials. “RadSeeker technology …

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Smiths Detection Updates Trace Detector to Identify Narcotics

Smiths Detection has updated its IONSCAN 600 portable desktop trace detector to offer narcotics identification on top of the technology’s existing explosives detection feature. The new IONSCAN 600 will work to detect narcotics such as amphetamine, cocaine, heroin, ketamine, MDA and MDMA, SDI said Thursday. SDI added the updated system is designed to provide narcotics and explosives …

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Smiths Detection to Deliver Chemical Detectors Under Army Follow-On Order

Smiths Detection Inc. has received a $17.2 million follow-up order from the U.S. Army to provide chemical detection devices for the Defense Department‘s Joint Chemical Agent Detector program. SDI said Wednesday the JCAD project will utilize the company’s line of Lightweight Chemical Detector devices that are designed to warn responders such as military, police and hazmat personnel on …

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DHS Federal Protective Service Signs X-Ray Inspection Tech Deal With Smiths Detection

Smiths Detection has signed a five-year, $65 million deal with the Department of Homeland Security‘s Federal Protective Service to provide x-ray inspection systems in government buildings across the U.S. FPS will use the x-ray systems to detect potential threats at more than 9,000 government facilities under its responsibility, the company said Wednesday. SDI aims to complete deliveries and installations …

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