EDGEWOOD, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smiths Detection has won a follow-on order for over $8 million USD to supply mobile X-ray cargo screening systems to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). The systems will be installed this year at selected sites to help enhance border screening.
The HCVM Z60 NA is a high energy scanner used to inspect trucks, other vehicles and containers for weapons, explosives and narcotics to optimize security checks at ports, airports and border crossings. It can scan through 12 inches of steel to provide operators with high resolution images of container contents for rapid and reliable interpretation. Up to 25 trucks per hour can be inspected.
Lance Roncalli, Vice President of Sales, Americas, for Smiths Detection, said: “Smiths Detection’s HCVM series meets the growing demand for fast and dependable cargo screening to enhance security while supporting the free flow of trade. The technology is also backed by our globally recognized commitment to training and service which offers an exceptional overall value for customers like the CBSA.”
To learn more about Smiths Detection’s range of cargo and vehicle inspection systems, please visit: http://www.smithsdetection.com/en/products-solutions/cargo-vehicle-inspection.html
Smiths Detection designs and makes advanced solutions to detect and identify threats including explosives, chemical agents, biohazards, nuclear, radiation, narcotics, weapons and contraband. A market leader worldwide in providing layered security technologies, Smiths Detection has major plants in three U.S. states. It partners federal and state government agencies and first responders to strengthen homeland security and safeguard the military. Major customers include the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). It is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in the practical application of advanced technologies. Smiths Group employs around 23,000 people, including more than 9,000 in the U.S. where it operates around 100 sites in 40 states.