Yemen Customs to Deploy AS&E's Advanced Detection Technology to Fight Terrorist Threats
- Orders Two AS&E Z Backscatter Vans for Explosive Detection
BILLERICA, Mass. - American Science and Engineering, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASEI) ("AS&E"), a leading worldwide supplier of innovative X-ray detection solutions, announced today the receipt of an order for Yemen Customs for two of the Company's top selling Z Backscatter(TM) Vans (ZBV(TM)) with an exercisable option for two additional ZBV systems. Yemen Customs will use the ZBV systems to screen cargo and vehicles for explosive threats and contraband to fight terrorism at seaports and land border crossings.
"We commend the security officials at Yemen Customs for taking steps to increase security measures through the deployment of advanced detection technology," said Anthony R. Fabiano, President and CEO. "Terror threats pose a constant challenge towards securing seaports and borders. With the ZBV system's exceptional versatility and detection capability, it is an ideal tool to screen trucks and vehicles for explosive threats, contraband and manifest verification. Its varied operating modes provide maximum maneuverability and flexibility for multiple applications, including port and border, checkpoint and high-threat facility security."
AS&E's Z Backscatter Van(ZBV)
The Z Backscatter Vanis a mobile security inspection system designed to screen vehicles and cargo containers for security threats and contraband. A breakthrough in X-ray detection technology, AS&E's Z Backscatter Van is the number one selling non-intrusive mobile inspection system on the market, with more than 520 sold to date. The ZBV system is a low-cost, highly mobile screening system built into a commercially available delivery van. It is used by government agencies, border checkpoints, and customs officials throughout the world to detect threats and contraband hidden in vehicles and cargo containers -- providing optimum security.
Source : American Science and Engineering, Inc.
Published on ASDNews: Dec 21, 2010