Germany Awards Smiths Detection Contract for AT X-Ray Systems

August 2011
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;8/17/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 17, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports that Smiths Detection has received a contract from the Germany Interior Ministry to provide an estimated 50 Advanced Technology (AT) X-ray systems for security checkpoints at Frankfurt International Airport.


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