07 Jul 2015
Rapiscan Systems’ Backpack Radiation Detection System Selected as Winner of GSN Awards
New Addition to Radiation Detection Portfolio Allows for Covert Radiation Detection
Rapiscan Systems is pleased to announce that its MP100 Backpack Radiation Detection System was named winner of the Best Nuclear/Radiation Detection Solution in the Government Security News(GSN) 2015 Airport, Seaport, Border Security Awards.
The MP100 is the newest addition to Rapiscan’s radiation detection portfolio and applies proven Rapiscan design principles and technology to a practical, high-performance, man-portable radiation detection solution.
An easy-to-use radiation monitor combining gamma and optional neutron detection is housed in a lightweight, compact, commercial backpack. The MP100 is designed to support security operations across a wide variety of settings – including critical infrastructure, customs and border control, event security, defense and law enforcement applications.
“The MP100 is an important part of our radiation detection product line and we are honored that it has been chosen as the winner of the best nuclear/radiation detection solution by GSN,” said Pak Chin, President of Rapiscan Systems. “This technology allows our customers to monitor and screen for radioactive threat materials quickly and efficiently. The MP100 offers customers an easy-to-use and reliable solution at an affordable cost of acquisition and operation.”
The GSN Airport, Seaport, Border Security Awards recognize significant accomplishments by technology companies, government agencies, scientists and executives, transportation and law enforcement agencies in the field of airport, seaport and land, border security.
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About Rapiscan Systems, Inc.
Rapiscan Systems, a division of OSI Systems, Inc., is a leading global supplier of security inspection solutions utilizing advanced threat identification techniques. The company's products are sold into the following market segments: Baggage and Parcel Inspection; Cargo and Vehicle Inspection; Hold (checked) Baggage Screening; People Screening; Explosive and Narcotics Trace Detection; and Radiation Detection. The Rapiscan Systems product lines are supported by a global 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. For more information, visit www.rapiscansystems.com
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