AS&E wins cargo inspection contract

X-ray detection company American Science and Engineering (AS&E) has announced the a US$14 million contract award from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) directorate’s Canscan programme, to design and build a nonintrusive inspection (NII) system for air cargo. The system will have the ability to automatically detect and identify a […]


X-ray detection company American Science and Engineering (AS&E) has announced the a US$14 million contract award from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) directorate’s Canscan programme, to design and build a nonintrusive inspection (NII) system for air cargo. The system will have the ability to automatically detect and identify a wide variety of threat materials, including explosives, drugs, currency and weapons at border crossings, maritime ports and airports.