Leading threat and contraband detection solutions provider
American Science and Engineering, Inc.
) recently received an order for eight Z Backscatter Van (ZBV)
mobile inspection systems from an unnamed Middle East customer.
ZBV is a low-cost mobile X-ray screening system built into a
delivery van. With one-sided, backscatter-only imaging and the
option for Radioactive Threat Detection (RTD), ZBV is used for
screening vehicles, sea containers, and other cargo for terrorist
threats and other fraudulent activities.
The Z Backscatter technology provides photo-like images of the
contents of a container or vehicle, highlighting organic
materials that reveal potentially hazardous or threat items.
The products play an integral part in protecting high-risk zones
and are crucial for fighting terrorism and trade fraud, drug
smuggling and weapon smuggling. The ZBV systems will be used to
inspect vehicles and cargo at high-risk checkpoints.
The ZBV's mobile platform allows for immediate deployment in
response to security threats and its unmatched scan speed
facilitates rapid screening. The system has been adopted globally
by government agencies, border authorities, military bases, law
enforcement departments and security agencies.
American Science has experience in developing advanced X-ray
security systems. These technologies offer superior X-ray
threat detection for plastic explosives, plastic weapons, liquid
explosives, bombs and nuclear devices.
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