Smiths Detection Awarded $23m Contract
Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Smiths Detection has been awarded a $23m U.S. Government contract for HCV Mobile II trucks, high-energy mobile cargo screening systems that will be deployed to several strategic ports throughout the country. The HCV Mobile II is a second generation system that meets all U.S highway standards and can be driven from one port to another at normal freeway speeds. The HCV Mobile II system designed to generate high-resolution images of a container’s contents. The images are further enhanced through proprietary software designed to assist in the identification of contraband. Systems can also be deployed with integrated radiation detection capability.