Comprehensive air cargo detection

Air cargo security is a closed circle, in which shippers, forwarders, airlines and industry authorities work together to ensure that all air cargo worldwide is always subjected to the same thorough security checks everywhere.

Smiths Detection sets the standard for air cargo security. From start to finish, we’ll deliver the operational efficiencies, security and system reliability you need to ensure your goods get to where they need to go. Our comprehensive range of detection solutions routinely fulfil and exceed international legislative requirements for air cargo screening.

Air Cargo Capabilities


Smiths Detection has a full range of freight and cargo screening solutions capable of detecting and identifying contraband and goods that might compromise safety and business operations.


Our networking and digital solutions are designed to optimise operations, by improving the quality of imagery and analysis to reduce unnecessary manual handling.


Smiths Detection’s global team of on-the-ground technicians and engineers provide proactive, preventive maintenance to ensure our customers’ detection solutions continuously operate in peak condition throughout the lifecycle of their investment.

Smiths Detection offers a robust services ecosystem with a global team of experienced field service engineers, technicians, and business partners that proactively ensure our customer’s solutions are continuously up and running.

When you partner with Smiths Detection you benefit from:

  • 24/7 service + support
  • 100s of local depots
  • global network of qualified field engineers
  • preventative maintenance solutions
  • rapid part & supply replacement