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US, CBP contract to buy X-Ray scanner for security on border, ports

US, CBP contract to buy X-Ray scanner for security on border, ports

EDGEWOOD:  Smiths Detection Inc. announces a five-year contract to supply X-ray scanners to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for its non-intrusive inspection program, aimed at protecting points of entry by land, air or sea.

The advanced scanners will cover a range of operations, from screening passenger baggage to examining cargo for contraband, including narcotics and weapons, as well as nuclear and radiological devices.

“Our cutting-edge technology provides customers like the CBP with the highest levels of security at the best overall value. Our solutions will help them protect against threats entering through U.S. borders, and our commitment to outstanding service and support helps ensure the screening operations will run efficient and effectively.”

Terry Gibson, President, Smiths Detection, Inc., said: “Our cutting-edge technology provides customers like the CBP with the highest levels of security at the best overall value. Our solutions will help them protect against threats entering through U.S. borders, and our commitment to outstanding service and support helps ensure the screening operations will run efficient and effectively.”

The order is part of an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, which includes screening systems, accessories, warranties and Smiths Detection Inc.’s world-leading training program.