(24 Mar 2022, 11:53 +07)
Smiths Detection is increasing security at
airports in the U.S. by supplying the Transport Security
Administration (TSA) with 47 CTX 9800 DSi explosive detection systems.
The equipment is being
deployed across the U.S. following Smiths Detection’s recent successful competitive bid for the provision of 24 systems, and as
part of the 2018 awarded indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity
(IDIQ) contract for hold baggage screening equipment at U.S.
The CTX 9800 DSi detects explosives by
using a proprietary single X-ray source, dual energy design that
provides high-resolution 3D images along with 2D and 3D
organic/inorganic material discrimination for hold baggage.
Smiths Detection CTX 9800 DSi
With over 2,000 units deployed worldwide, the CTX
platform is a proven technology that has been utilized by the air
transportation industry for the past 20 years.
latest generation of CTX 9800 further enhances the airport
operator’s ability to meet evolving security and operational
challenges by providing both advanced screening capabilities and
efficiencies in business management solutions.
Shan Hood, President of Smiths Detection, said, “We are delighted to announce this new order to supply
our CTX 9800 DSi systems, which highlights the vital role Smiths
Detection CT technology plays in aviation security. This proven
yet innovative technology delivers ever increasing value to users,
which allows us to continually offer the most reliable, advanced
and future-proof solutions needed to protect our skies.”
The CTX 9800 is certified by the U.S.
Transportation Security Administration, Civil Aviation
Administration of China (CAAC) and approved by the European Civil
Aviation Conference (ECAC) as meeting European Union Standard 3.0
and 3.1 requirements.