Smiths Detection Wins EUR16M German Contract for Advanced X-Ray Scanners

Smiths Detection today announces a EUR16 million contract to provide advanced X-ray systems for security checkpoints at Berlin's new Brandenburg International Airport, scheduled to open in 2012. The order from the German Interior Ministry is for the Advanced Threat Identification X-ray (aTiX) systems, HI-SCAN 6040 aTiX and HI-SCAN 7555 aTiX, combined with innovative checkpoint modules for faster passenger throughput, and other security equipment. Cherif Rizkalla, Chief Commercial Officer of Smiths Detection, said: "This latest order from Germany underlines the success of our advanced detection technologies in meeting the stricter EU security requirements for detecting current and future threats."

Source: Smiths Detection
Date: May 18, 2011