With the addition of the A1000 to the TSA Qualified Technology List, we offer air cargo companies an unsurpassed range of X-ray based screening solutions for small, medium and large size cargoes.
Arlington, VA (Vocus) August 12, 2010
Rapiscan Systems, a leader in advanced security screening solutions, today announced that its Eagle® A1000 large pallet cargo screening system has been added to the US Transportation Security Administration's Air Cargo Screening Qualified Technology List. Developed for screening large air cargo containers and pallets, the system employs the Company's proprietary transmission high energy X-ray technology to detect threats in even densely packed containers, thereby reducing the need to break down the container or pallet being inspected. The system is designed to accommodate large pallets that are difficult to inspect using traditional screening technologies.
Ajay Mehra, Rapiscan Systems' President, commented: "With the addition of the A1000 to the TSA Qualified Technology List, we offer air cargo companies an unsurpassed range of X-ray based screening solutions for small, medium and large size cargoes." Mr. Mehra continued: "Our product range, combined with our global leadership in the air cargo screening market makes us a trusted partner who can help any air cargo company achieve compliance with TSA regulations."
As of August 1, 2010, the following Rapiscan screening platforms have been placed on the TSA Air Cargo Qualified Technology List for Air Cargo Screening:
- Rapiscan 620XR
- Rapiscan 620DV
- Rapiscan 627XR
- Rapiscan 627DV
- Rapiscan 628XR
- Rapiscan 628DV
- Rapiscan 632DV
- Rapiscan 638DV
- Rapiscan MXVR5000
- Rapiscan Eagle A1000
About the Rapiscan Eagle A1000
The Rapiscan Eagle A1000 X-ray system performs comprehensive inspection of air cargo containers and pallets. In a matter of seconds, the system automatically scans air cargo containers and pallets as they move through the portal unit on a conveyor system or as they are towed through on dollies. An inspector evaluates the resulting image to find hidden contraband, such as explosives, weapons and narcotics. The Eagle A1000 supports a busy air cargo inspection operation in a compact, easy to use unit designed for reliable operation day and night in all weather conditions.
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 70,000 security and inspection systems. The Rapiscan Systems product line is manufactured at four locations and supported by a global support service network. The company was recognized for its market leadership with one of the United Kingdom's most prestigious distinctions The Queen's Awards for Enterprise and named by Frost & Sullivan as the 2008 North American Homeland Security Inspection and Screening Company of the Year. For more information on Rapiscan Systems, please visit http://www.rapiscansystems.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such statements include information regarding the company's expectations, goals or intentions about the future, including the Company's contracts to provide solutions to the Security industry. The actual results may differ materially from those described in or implied by any forward-looking statement.
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