July 29, 2010
TSA Qualifies Six Additional L-3 Air Cargo Screening Systems
WOBURN, Mass., – L-3 Security & Detection Systems announced today that six additional X-ray systems for screening both break-bulk cargo and skids have been added to the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Air Cargo Qualified Technologies List. Recently qualified systems include the PX 6.4, PX-107, PX-208, PX-160P, VDS-108 and CX-Pallet 6000 P DV. These systems help TSA screen air cargo in passenger aircraft.
“L-3’s comprehensive air cargo portfolio now totals 10 X-ray systems and maps to all of the TSA-defined equipment categories – small, medium and large X-ray,” said Thomas M. Ripp, president of L-3 Security & Detection Systems. “Our equipment offers shippers a proven track record of low acquisition and operational cost along with maximum detection, high throughput and configurability.”
L-3’s air cargo systems support a broad range of tunnel sizes from 640 x 430mm to 3000 x 3500mm. Select models include multi-view technology and advanced software algorithms that can automatically detect explosives. Previously qualified systems include the ACX 6.4, ACX 6.4-MV, VIS-HR and MVT-HR.
About L-3 Security & Detection Systems
With a broad range of systems and technology and an installed base of more than 20,000 systems worldwide, L-3 Security & Detection Systems offers screening technologies for numerous security applications that include aviation systems for hold baggage explosives detection and checkpoint screening, cargo and air freight screening, port and border inspection, and facility protection. L-3 Security & Detection Systems’ customer base includes the U.S. military and numerous government agencies, major airports and airlines, national and local authorities and high-risk commercial enterprises throughout the world. To learn more about L-3 Security & Detection Systems, please visit the company's website at www.L-3com.com/sds.