UK MoD Awards Smith Detection Airport Contract
The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded Smiths Detection a multi-million pound contract to provide a wide range of aviation security solutions for all MoD airports worldwide.
The Smiths solution offers industry-leading speed and security for hand luggage, passengers and freight and includes: SCANTRAILER 100100V-2is mobile X-ray inspection systems; HI-SCAN 145180-2is dual view X-ray equipment for inspecting air cargo; IONSCAN 600 trace detectors; CEIA PMD2PLUS walk through metal detectors; and the innovative millimetre-wave eqo scanners for screening people; all backed by a ten-year support programme.
Ministry of Defence spokesman Iain Mcleod said: “This key contract will deliver checkpoint and hold baggage security for all UK Ministry of Defence airports over the next decade. Installation is currently underway, maintaining and enabling class-leading aviation security to support our operations around the globe.”