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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

L-3 Communications to Supply Baggage Screening Systems

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-- Networking capability that allows images from multiple machines to be evaluated by multiple operators over a secure system.

-- Additional operational features that improve the overall reliability of in-line systems.

Accepted for use by the U.K. DfT, the VIS 108 is a high-speed, automated, in-line EDS specifically designed to meet the needs of multi-level hold-baggage screening. It provides automatic explosive detection at a rate of 1,800 bags per hour, with proven easy integration, high reliability and a large tunnel opening to screen large and out-of-gauge baggage.

The VDS 108 is a freestanding automated EDS similar to the VIS system; it also has a large tunnel opening, can accommodate out-of gauge bags up to 98.4 inches (2.5 meters) in length, and is accepted for use by the U.K. DfT.

With a broad range of systems and technology, and an installed base of more than 18,000 systems worldwide, L-3 Security & Detection Systems offers screening technologies for numerous security applications that include: (1) aviation systems for hold-baggage explosives detection, oversized baggage, and checkpoint screening; (2) cargo and air freight screening; (3) port and border inspection; and (4) facility protection. L-3 Security & Detection Systems' customer base includes major airlines, airports, numerous government agencies around the world (including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Federal Protective Service, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of State, and U.S. Department of Agriculture), and international authorities throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America.


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