Rapiscan Systems Receives $15 Million Contract from World Trade Center
February 16, 2012 Hawthorne, CA
Rapiscan Systems, a global provider of security inspection solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to provide cargo and parcel screening operations for the new World Trade Center. Under the $15 million contract, Rapiscan will implement a comprehensive solution and provide security system design, technology and construction management.
"We are very pleased that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has selected Rapiscan Systems to implement security screening systems for the new World Trade Center," said Deepak Chopra, CEO of OSI Systems, Rapiscan’s parent company. "As shown by this partnership, Rapiscan is far more than simply a technology company, going beyond hardware to include logistics, project management, and more, to meet the exact specifications of customer security needs."
The new World Trade Center will utilize Rapiscan's Eagle® series of high-energy cargo inspection equipment, which use Rapiscan's proprietary transmission X-ray technology to detect potential threats. The Rapiscan Eagle inspection equipment will also include integrated radiation and nuclear detection capabilities, allowing Rapiscan to provide a complete screening solution to address all possible cargo-borne threats.
Ajay Mehra, President of Rapiscan Systems, commented: "We believe that this important contract demonstrates that when customers have critical security screening requirements, Rapiscan is uniquely well positioned to support them, given our ability to integrate, manage and support complex screening systems in challenging operational conditions."
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About Rapiscan Systems, Inc.
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.