Smiths Detection Secures $96.8m Contract to Provide Checkpoint CT Systems to Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Last update: 20/09/2019
EDGEWOOD, Md., Sept 20 (Bernama) -- Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI) received a $96.8m award from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for HI-SCAN 6040 CTiXs, Computed Tomography (CT) 3-D Scanners. This multi-year contract was awarded under the TSA Advanced Technology X-ray program which aims to improve aviation efficiencies, passenger experiences and security.
Smiths Detection is a global leader serving aviation, ports & borders, defense, government and commercial organizations. The CTiX is Smiths Detection’s latest innovation in checkpoint security, able to automatically detect threats. It examines baggage contents from every angle, generating precise 3D images to provide greater capability for TSA officers. According to Smiths Detection, CTiX is also engineered to be easily upgraded to support TSA’s vision for future procurements, including advanced algorithm development and integration with automated screening lanes.