UK MoD selects Smiths Detection for airport security contract

Smiths Detection has been awarded a new, multi-million pound contract with the UK Ministry of Defence to provide a wide range of aviation security solutions across all MoD airports globally.

The deal 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 millimeter-wave eqo scanners for screening people. The contract also includes a 10 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.”

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