Smiths Detection supplies X-ray systems for customs points

Risk sensors manufacturer Smiths Detection has won an order from the German Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF) to provide advanced high-energy X-ray systems for mobile customs checkpoints, to be delivered by the end of 2011.   

The contract comprises three HCVM 3 series systems, to be deployed at various locations throughout Germany, to inspect trucks, containers and other vehicles for contraband, weapons, explosives and narcotics.