Multi-mode threat detector

Feature Highlights

• Simultaneous detection and identification of explosives and narcotics from a single sample
• Can detect conventional and homemade explosives
• Capable of remote, unattended operation with WiFi/Ethernet
• Unlimited data storage via SD memory card
• Up to 5 hours of uninterrupted operation with hot-swappable battery
• Integrated USB
• Rapid start-up and detection time

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Product Information


The tough exterior design of the multi-mode threat detector (MMTD) is ideal for the soldier on the front line and the security agent working in difficult environments. Its wide-ranging threat-detection capability and portability make it ideal for aviation, special-event and border security applications.

Designed to IP54 rating for operation in extreme environmental conditions, the MMTD is a rugged, portable handheld system for the rapid detection and identification of explosives, narcotics or CWA/TICs, featuring an optimized detection capability for peroxides, taggants and methamphetamine precursors.

In addition to rapid start-up and detection time, operators can quickly switch between particle or vapour analysis as required. The MMTD offers four operating modes, including a dual-mode setting for simultaneous detection of explosives and narcotics from a single sample.

New substances can be added to the MMTD’s library, increasing the scope of detection.


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Technical Specification:

Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS)
Radiation source
63Ni, sealed 15 mCi
Sample collection
Trace Particle and Vapour
Operating modes
Simultaneous Explosives/Narcotics, Explosives only, Narcotics only, Chemical Warfare Agents/Toxic Industrial Chemicals
Explosives detected
RDX, PETN, TNT, TATP, NG, H2O2, EGDN and others
Narcotics detected
Cocaine, Heroin, Methamphetamine (including precursors), THC and others
Nerve and blister agents such as Tabun, Sarin, Soman, Cyclosarin, Agent VX and Vx
Hydrogen Cyanide (HCN), Phosgene, SO2, NH3 and others
Particle: low nanogram (ng) range. Vapour: low parts per million (ppm) range
False alarm rate
Less than 1%
Programmable channels
Over 40
Input power
90-264 VAC, 1.6A, 47-63Hz
Warm up time
Less than 10 minutes
Analysis time
Less than 10 seconds
Battery operating time
5 hours (with two 2.5 hour hot-swap batteries)
Alarm type
Audio and visual, with substance identification
3.5” Colour TFT LCD
Data storage
2 GB SD card included
48.3 x 21.6 x 20.3 cm  (19" x 8.5" x 8")
5.6 kg (12.3 lbs) including 2.5 hour hot swap battery
Operating temperature range
-7 to + 55ºC (20 to 131ºF)
Operating humidity
0 to 95% non-condensing
Hardened specifications
1 meter (3’) drop to concrete, ability to operate in sand, rain, wind conditions. (IP54 operating, IP53 vapour sampling)


Sampling swabs (200) 
Air purification cartridge (3 pack) – CO2
Verification pen explosives/narcotics (particle)
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