Smiths Detection, a global leader in providing government-regulated systems to detect CBRNE threats, has won a USD 17.6 (SAR 65.9) million contract to supply a range of advanced equipment to one of the key Government security institutions in Saudi Arabia.
The order includes HCVG high energy cargo screening system; CIP-300 Car Inspection Portal; HI-SCAN 6040aTiX explosives detection X-ray system; and IONSCAN 500DT and SABRE 5000 explosive and trace detection systems. Smiths Detection will also train the Saudi entity’s staff as part of the agreement. The identity of the institution cannot be revealed for security reasons.
Edward Christie, Managing Director – Smiths Detection Middle East, said: “Saudi Arabia is a key market for us in the Middle East and we are thrilled to start our collaboration with a key Government entity. This is an exceptional opportunity to demonstrate the effectiveness of Smiths Detection products for critical premises. It shows that wherever there is the need for identifying a combination of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives threats, we can provide the complete solution and training.”
About Smiths Detection
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.