Rapiscan Chosen to Provide Security Screening Systems for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
March 29, 2017
Rapiscan Systems, a leading global supplier of security inspection systems, is pleased to announce that the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) has chosen us as their security screening equipment provider. With 6,500 athletes and thousands of spectators expected to participate over the 11 day competition, GOLDOC welcomes Rapiscan’s major event security experience.
Rapiscan has longstanding, global experience in providing total security solutions for major sporting events worldwide; including at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, and the London 2012 Olympic Games.
OSI Systems (Rapiscan Systems' parent company) CEO, Deepak Chopra, commented, "We are proud to be chosen for this prestigious international sporting event to help ensure the safety of athletes and spectators. Our total security solutions and unparalleled event security experience are an ideal fit for securing multi-day competitions at large venues."
Rapiscan will provide several products for checkpoint security including its Rapiscan® 600 Series Baggage and Parcel Inspection systems, Metor® Metal Detectors and Detectra® Explosives Trace Detection systems to help secure numerous entry points at the Games. Designed for rapid relocation and easy deployment, Rapiscan inspection systems are ideal for large venues with numerous points of entry.
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About Rapiscan Systems
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 to meet our customers' most demanding threat detection needs. For more information, visit www.rapiscansystems.com
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