GOVERNMENT HIRES X-RAY DETECTOR VEHICLES
- AS&E Nabs $18M Mid East Order for Cargo Scanners; Dutch Acquire ZBV. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;11/9/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 23, p10
The article reports on the contract received by American Science and Engineering (ASEI) from a customer in the Middle East for cargo X-ray inspection systems to screen for explosive threats and contraband.
- 10 To Go. // Government Security;Oct/Nov2007, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p12
The article discusses technical innovations in transportation security. The camera company Canon U.S.A. Inc. has created an wireless data transceiver that transmits video from vehicular security cameras. The security company Vidiation LLC has developed the Vidiation Radiation Analytics Detection...
- American Science and Engineering [ASEI]: AS&E Gets Award to Deliver X-Ray System for Remote IED Detection. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;10/13/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 21, p15
This article focuses on the contract received by American Science and Engineering from a U.S. government agency to deliver a modular Z Backscatter system for remote improvised explosive device detection and defeat.
- China Orders 200 Backscatter Imaging Systems From AS&E. Abott, Richard // Defense Daily;4/2/2015, p2
The article reports on China's order for the MINI Z Backscatter imaging systems from American Science and Engineering Inc. and mentions a description of the system and its application.
- Have you heard the buzz? // Know Your World Extra;2/23/2007, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p5
The article reports on a study by scientists in Los Alamos, New Mexico which found that bees can save lives. The scientists have trained honeybees to detect bombs by putting them near different types of weapons and given sugar water. They found that when bees smell something explosives they...
- Army Awards AS&E $4M Bridge Contract to Maintain NII Systems in Iraq. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;9/10/2013, p2
The article announces the 4.2 million U.S. dollars received by American Science and Engineering Inc. (ASEI) from the U.S. Army as part of a potential 12.4 million U.S.-dollar contract bridge for continuing the maintenance of the company's Z Backscatter Systems for non-intrusive inspection (NII)...
- Security Shortlines. // Air Safety Week;4/6/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 14, p13
The article offers news briefs related to screening technology used at airports. General Electric Co. is offering a high-speed baggage-screening system for airports which combines medical imaging technology along with explosive detection. Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are...
- AS&E Receives $6.3M Order for Multiple Z Portal Systems. // Airport Security Report;4/22/2009, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p23
The article reports on the $6.3 million order received by American Science and Engineering Inc. (AS&E) from a client in Middle East for its multiple Z Portal cargo and vehicle screening systems. It mentions that the system will be used for scanning vehicles that enter the client's facilities to...
- The Secret Dirty Bomb War. // Journal of Counterterrorism & Homeland Security International;Spring2010, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p5
The article reports on the plans outlined by the government of England against dirty bombs. It is emphasized that dirty bombs are crude devices designed not to cause instant carnage but to contaminate the whole areas, kill thousands with disease and spark panic. Aside from the Project Cyclamen...