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December 2006
Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/11/2006, Vol. 165 Issue 23, p65
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The article reports that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration continues to evaluate passenger body-scanning machines, and plans to test the latest American Science & Engineering (AS&E) machine in Phoenix, Arizona. SmartCheck is a new version of the backscatter X-ray body scanning equipment from AS&E that was developed a decade ago. Rapiscan Systems Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of OSI Systems Inc., also makes a backscatter X-ray system for body scans, the Rapiscan Secure 1000.


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