Rapiscan Systems Awarded Approximate $98 Million Order from U.S. Army for Entry Control Points
September 20, 2011 Torrance, CA
Rapiscan Systems, a leading provider of security inspection systems, today announced that it has been awarded an approximate $98 million order from the U.S. Army for a range of surveillance and screening equipment for Entry Control Point Non-Intrusive Inspection requirements. Rapiscan will serve as the prime contractor and a hardware systems integrator to help fulfill the U.S. Army's global security needs. The delivery order stems from a three-year, multi-award, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract valued at $248 million for all delivery orders awarded to Rapiscan and six other companies earlier this year by the U.S. Army.
Deepak Chopra, CEO of OSI Systems, Rapiscan’s parent company, commented: "We are proud to receive this award and look forward to implementing critical solutions that address the U.S. Army's global force protection requirements. As a valued partner, we expanded our role from a screening equipment provider and now serve as a prime contractor and systems integrator to the U.S. Army for implementing Entry Control Points in the field."
About Rapiscan Systems
Rapiscan Systems, Inc., a division of OSI Systems, Inc., is a leading global supplier of security inspection solutions utilizing X-ray and gamma-ray imaging, and advanced threat identification techniques such as neutron and diffraction analysis. The company's products are sold into four market segments: Baggage and Parcel Inspection, Cargo and Vehicle Inspection, Hold Baggage Screening and People Screening. The company has an installed base globally of more than 70,000 security and inspection systems. The Rapiscan Systems product line is manufactured at four locations and supported by a global support service network. As the world's leading security screening provider, Rapiscan Systems provides state of the art products, solutions and services that meet our customers' most demanding threat detection needs --- while improving their operational efficiency.