Rapiscan Systems Receives Multimillion Dollar Cargo and Vehicle Inspection Contract from Middle East
July 11, 2011 Hawthorne, CA
Rapicsan Systems, a leading global provider of security inspection systems, today announced that its was awarded a multimillion dollar contract from a Middle East customer to provide multiple units of its Eagle® T-10 cargo and vehicle inspection solution.
The Eagle T-10 is a towable, ruggedized and highly mobile cargo and vehicle inspection system that is designed for rapid deployment. It features Rapiscan’s proprietary 1 MeV X-ray scanner which can detect potential threats in even densely packed cargo.
The Chairman and CEO of OSI Systems, Rapiscan Systems’ parent company, Deepak Chopra, commented, “We are proud of this award from our customer in the Middle East. The Eagle T-10, a mobile cargo and vehicle inspection solution, can be rapidly deployed to a new checkpoint location and inspect the vehicle and its cargo for contraband, such as explosives, weapons and narcotics. The T-10 is another example of how our security products play a key role in helping protect critical infrastructure, industrial complexes, and commerce centers in a region that is critical to the global economy.”
Eagle® Cargo and Vehicle Inspection Systems
OSI System’s line of Eagle® cargo and vehicle inspection systems are used by customs agencies, military organizations and homeland security worldwide because they provide outstanding image quality and threat detection, while maximizing the operational effectiveness of customers. Eagle cargo and vehicle inspection systems use proprietary transmission X-ray technology that, unlike other inspection technologies, is able to penetrate well beyond the surface of a container or vehicle to provide comprehensive detection of threats.
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.