Smiths Detection’s Multi-Mode Threat Detector Meets All TSA Portable Explosive Trace Detection Requirements

Successfully Completes Qualification Testing & Evaluation for Use in Airport Screening

EDGEWOOD, Md.--()--Smiths Detection’s Multi-Mode Threat Detector (MMTD) has passed stringent quality tests carried out by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for portable Explosive Trace Detection (ETD) technologies.

The hand-held MMTD now meets all portable ETD requirements identified in the TSA’s Explosive Trace Detector Functional Requirements Document.

Ted Grant, Smiths Detection’s Director of Sales to TSA, said: “With its advanced threat detection technologies, Smiths Detection enhances the security efforts of airports and governments around the world. MMTD is effective for any airport, port or border that needs a hand-held system to detect a broad range of threats.”

The MMTD is a rugged, portable device used for the rapid detection and identification of explosives, narcotics, toxic industrial chemicals and chemical warfare agents in one system. It can also simultaneously detect and identify explosives and narcotics from a single sample and is capable of remote, unattended operation linked via Wi-Fi or Ethernet.

For technical specifications, please visit: http://www.smithsdetection.com/mmtd.php.

Smiths Detection offers advanced security solutions in civil and military markets worldwide, developing and manufacturing government-regulated technology products that help detect and identify explosives, chemical and biological agents, radiological and nuclear threats, narcotics, weapons and contraband. It is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in applying integrated, advanced technologies to markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths Group employs around 23,000 people in more than 50 countries.

Contacts

Blueprint Communications
Chad Kolton, 571-414-0730
chad@blueprintcomms.com
or
Smiths Detection
Dana Knox-Gower
Director of Communications & Marketing for the Americas
203-207-9726
dana.gower@smithsdetection.com

Release Summary

Smiths Detection’s Multi-Mode Threat Detector (MMTD) has passed stringent quality tests carried out by TSA for portable Explosive Trace Detection (ETD) technologies.

Contacts

Blueprint Communications
Chad Kolton, 571-414-0730
chad@blueprintcomms.com
or
Smiths Detection
Dana Knox-Gower
Director of Communications & Marketing for the Americas
203-207-9726
dana.gower@smithsdetection.com