Smiths Detection Wins UK Prison Contract
Watford, UK, June 6. 2012 - Smiths Detection has won a major contract from the Ministry of Justice to supply and maintain a wide range of security scanners at more than 120 prisons run by the UK’s National Offender Management Service.
The systems, ranging from X-ray scanners and high-sensitivity archway metal detectors, will be used to check members of staff, visitors and incoming freight for concealed weapons, contraband or explosives.
Mal Maginnis, President of Smiths Detection, said: “Our advanced systems are ideal for providing a layered approach to help protect employees, visitors and prisoners at HM Prison Service facilities.”
Smiths Detection will also provide continued maintenance of the advanced technology systems throughout the four-year contract.
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Smiths Detection offers advanced security solutions in civil and military markets worldwide, developing and manufacturing government-regulated technology products that help detect and identify explosives, chemical and biological agents, radiological and nuclear threats, weapons, narcotics and contraband. It is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in applying integrated, advanced technologies to markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths Group employs around 23,000 people in more than 50 countries
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