NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--L3 Technologies (NYSE:LLL) announced today that its ClearScan™ automated explosives detection system for carry-on baggage has achieved the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC-EU) C2 Standard under ECAC’s testing program. This standard enables passengers to keep their electronic devices in carry-on bags as they pass through checkpoints, resulting in an expedited process without compromising security.
“Receiving this key certification level for ClearScan is a significant milestone toward deployment at airports throughout Europe,” said Michael T. Strianese, L3’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Aviation security is a core business for L3, and we remain determined to improve and enhance the airport security experience for the traveling public.”
L3’s ClearScan has the smallest footprint of any available computed tomography (CT) system, facilitating seamless integration into existing aviation checkpoints. When combined with L3’s automated baggage handling systems and integrated with the company’s security management software, airports benefit from meaningful operating cost reductions while expediting passengers through the checkpoint.
“ClearScan has delivered proven operational performance with enhanced automated detection at major airport checkpoints throughout Europe, Asia and Africa. This industry-leading integrated solution has demonstrated benefits for both airport operators and passengers,” added Al Weggeman, President of L3 Security & Detection Systems. “We’re pleased to deliver security solutions that provide a better overall experience for airline passengers.”
With more than 50,000 systems deployed and supported around the globe, L3 Security & Detection Systems (L3 SDS) is a leading supplier of security screening solutions. For more than 30 years, L3 SDS has developed and manufactured cutting-edge products using advanced technologies that include networking; 3-D computed tomography; automated, conventional and high-energy X-ray; radiation detection; active millimeter wave imaging; metal detection; and energetic trace explosives detection. L3 SDS solutions are used by the aviation and transportation industries, regulatory and customs authorities, government and law enforcement agencies, and commercial and other secure facilities. Applications include the screening of people, vehicles, baggage, cargo and packages for explosives, firearms, drugs, contraband and corporate assets. To learn more about L3 SDS, which is part of the Security & Detection Systems sector within L3’s Electronic Systems business segment, please visit the company’s website at www.L3T.com/sds.
Headquartered in New York City, L3 Technologies employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide and is a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training. The company reported 2016 sales of $10.5 billion.
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