Rapiscan 620DV Achieves STAC Certification

May 22, 2013 0

Security inspection systems supplier Rapiscan Systems has announced that its 620DV AT (Dual View) advanced baggage x-ray scanner has been certified by the Service Technique de l’Aviation Civile (STAC) for liquid explosive detection systems (LEDS).  […]


Morpho Detection Wins $100m CATSA Contract

April 11, 2013 0

Morpho Detection, Inc, has won a five-year standing order from the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA), valued at up to $100 million. The company will supply high-, medium- and low-speed and over-length explosives detection […]


Narita International Selects Morpho Baggage Screening

March 7, 2013 0

Japan’s Narita International Airport has purchased 13 high-speed CTX 9800 DSi explosives detection systems (EDS) for hold baggage screening from Morpho Detection. The systems are certified by the US Transportation Security Administration and are capable […]


Automated Boarding Pass Scanners Introduced at CPH

March 7, 2013 0

Manual boarding checks at Copenhagen Airport (CPH) have been replaced by automated scanning, in a bid to reduce passenger waiting time and costs and increase capacity and passenger satisfaction. Johnnie Müller, head of security at […]


Security: An Internal View

February 25, 2013 0

OD Security has launched a new and improved version of its Soter RS through-body scanner.  Tom Allett reports.   US screening specialists OD Security unveiled an updated version of its established body scanning system in […]


Thermo-Conductive Scanner Completes Test

February 25, 2013 0

Bristol Airport has conducted a recent passenger screening trial.  Tom Allett reports on passenger and operator response.   Essential pat-down searches during passenger security checks have proved unpopular, but with continuing advances in technology such […]


ProVision: EU Approved

February 25, 2013 0

Tom Allett spoke to L-3 about its ProVision ATD image-free security scanner, which has now received approval from the European Union.   Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks upon the United States in 2001, a determined […]

Air Cargo

Transport Canada Approves L-3 Equipment

January 9, 2013 0

L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS) announced today that three of its air cargo systems have been added to the Transport Canada Air Cargo Security Qualified Equipment & Services List, meaning that the company’s PX […]


L-3 TSA Order

August 7, 2012 0

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has purchased 200 additional ProVision ATD personnel screening systems from L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS), worth more than US$29 million. More than 500 of the units with image-free […]


ALSTEF obtains second African order

August 8, 2011 0

ALSTEF has been selected by Chinese company SINOHYDRO to install new baggage conveyor and screening systems at the Bamako-Senou International Airport in Africa. The French company will supply the systems at both departure and arrival […]