Arlington, VA (Vocus) August 18, 2010
Rapiscan Systems, a leader in advanced security screening solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a $1.6 million contract to provide a Eagle® transmission X-ray cargo and vehicle inspection systems to a Eastern European customs agency.
OSI Systems’ CEO (Rapiscan’s parent company), Deepak Chopra, stated, "This most recent order builds on the momentum of our Eagle cargo inspection product line. Customers are choosing Eagle systems because our proprietary technology offers both extremely high resolution imaging of both organic and inorganic threats, while also detecting threats that are shielded or in the center of a cargo container and that could be missed by other detection technologies.
Eagle® Cargo and Vehicle Inspection Systems
Rapiscan Systems’ 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 which, unlike other inspection technologies, is able to penetrate well beyond the surface of a container or vehicle to provide comprehensive detection of threats. Over 100 Eagle cargo and vehicle inspection systems have been deployed worldwide by customers including the US government, UK Customs, Abu Dhabi Customs and the European Union.
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.
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