Initial Order for 8 Units of Implant's Handheld Explosives Detectors Ordered by Iraqi Ministry of Interior
(WAKEFIELD, Mass., March 6, 2007) -- Implant Sciences Corporation (AMEX: IMX) a developer and manufacturer of products for national security, semiconductor and medical industries, today announced that it received an order for eight (8) units of the Company's Quantum Sniffer(TM) handheld explosives detectors from Iraq's Ministry of the Interior. It is anticipated that these eight (8) units will be used in various locations within Iraq, however, for reasons of confidentiality and security, no further details as to the use and locations of the devices is permitted.
Joanne Arsenault, Implant Sciences' VP of Sales & Marketing-Security Division, stated, "This order represents the Company's first sales in the Republic of Iraq. We are pleased that Implant's products and services were selected in this competitive bid."
Dr. Anthony J. Armini, PhD., CEO of Implant Sciences, further commented, "As anticipated, we are seeing an increase in the demand for trace explosives detection equipment and we are engaged in competitive bids throughout the world. We believe that our explosives detection technology and currently available products continue to gain acceptance by security professionals throughout the world."