22 Apr 2015

Rapiscan Systems Recieves $27 Million Contract to Provide RTT Hold Baggage Screening at Rome Airport

Torrance, CA

Rapiscan Systems, Inc., a leading global supplier of security inspection systems, today announced that the company has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $27 million to provide multiple units of the RTT® 110 (Real Time Tomography) explosives detection system (EDS) to Leonardo da Vinci - Fiumicino Airport. The RTT's unique design enables baggage to be screened at high speed, allowing the RTT to be installed "in-line" within an airport's existing baggage handling network without slowing that system down.
Deepak Chopra, CEO of OSI Systems, Rapiscan’s parent company, commented: "We are pleased with the selection of Rapiscan's RTT high-speed, checked-baggage screening solution for use at such a prestigious airport. We believe that RTT offers significant value to European and other international airports as they upgrade their screening infrastructure to handle both passenger growth and compliance with the EU's standard 3 regulatory requirements."
The RTT employs a proprietary, solid-state approach to create high-resolution, 3-D imaging. Its unique design allows for superior reliability and the efficient inspection of baggage and air cargo, while also meeting the most recent threat detection standards of the EU. RTT has passed the European Civil Aviation Conference's (ECAC) EDS Standard 3 threat detection requirement.


About Rapiscan Systems

Rapiscan Systems, 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 90,000 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.   For more information, visit

About Aeroporti di Roma

Aeroporti di Roma, a member of the Atlantia Group, manages and develops the airports of Rome Fiumicino and Ciampino and performs other activities related and complementary to airport management. Fiumicino operates through four passenger terminals. It is dedicated to business and leisure customers for domestic, international and intercontinental travel; Ciampino airport is mainly used by low-cost airlines, by express couriers, and for General Aviation activities. In 2014, ADR recorded, as an airport system, about 44 million passengers with over 230 worldwide destinations reachable from Rome, thanks to the more than 100 airlines operating at the two airports.

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