Smiths Detection Technology Deployed for NATO Summit Security
Smiths Detection technology supported the security operations surrounding the NATO Summit in Brussels on 11th /12th July. A range of solutions were deployed by the European Commission Counter-Terrorism Unit and Belgian Federal Police at Brussels Airport and various key locations around the city to detect potential threats from explosives, chemicals and radiation.
This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180717005386/en/
Three different types of trace detectors were used during the summit: TRACE-PRO to reveal traces of explosives on people, vehicles and surfaces; LCD personal chemical detectors; and the portable, desktop IONSCAN 600, which detects and identifies trace amounts of both explosives and narcotics.
Hand-held RadSeeker and HazMatID Elite systems were also deployed to detect and identify any nuclear threat materials as well as liquid and solid chemicals.
The Brussels Summit came at a crucial moment for the security of the North Atlantic Alliance. Important decisions were made to boost security further in and around Europe, including strengthening deterrence and defence, projecting stability and fighting terrorism.
“We have been working with the European Commission for several years, providing equipment to help ensure the security of highly sensitive events,” explained Richard Thompson, Head of Market, Smiths Detection. “As part of the Commission’s threat detection trial programme, our solutions are regularly used in several law enforcement and rail security projects and at top level conferences.”
As part of the Protection of Public Spaces initiative by the European Commission, the threat detection trials aim to equip law enforcement officers with the right tools to address an increasing number of threats. At the same time, Smiths Detection receives valuable feedback from the field deployment.
Smiths Detection, part of Smiths Group, is a global leader in threat detection and screening technologies for aviation, ports and borders, urban security and the military. Our experience and history across more than 40 years at the frontline, enables us to deliver the solutions needed to protect society from the threat and illegal passage of explosives, prohibited weapons, contraband, toxic chemicals and narcotics.
Our goal is simple – to provide security, peace of mind and freedom of movement upon which the world depends.
For more information visit www.smithsdetection.com ; or follow us on:
LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/smiths-detection
YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/smithsdetectiongroup
Twitter at twitter.com/smithsdetection .
Global Marketing Director, Aviation
+49 (0)611 9412 422
Information om Business Wire
101 California Street, 20th Floor
CA 94111 San Francisco
Følg pressemeddelelser fra Business Wire
Skriv dig op her, og modtag pressemeddelelser på e-mail. Indtast din e-mail, klik på abonner, og følg instruktionerne i den udsendte e-mail.
Flere pressemeddelelser fra Business Wire
ELLIOTT-ADVISORS-(UK)12.12.2018 08:02 | Pressemeddelelse
Elliott Statement on Pernod Ricard
GSMA12.12.2018 08:02 | Pressemeddelelse
Mobile Industry Could Generate $565 Billion in Additional Global GDP by Unlocking the Right 5G Spectrum: GSMA Study
LIBERTEX12.12.2018 07:32 | Pressemeddelelse
Libertex Trading Platform Adds 5 CFDs on Cannabis Stocks
VIFOR-PHARMA-GROUP12.12.2018 07:02 | Pressemeddelelse
Patrick Treanor appointed President of Relypsa and member of the Executive Committee of Vifor Pharma Group
MILREM-ROBOTICS12.12.2018 07:02 | Pressemeddelelse
Milrem Robotics UGVs Successfully Tested by British Troops
CA-ANDERSEN-TAX11.12.2018 23:51 | Pressemeddelelse
Andersen Global fortsætter væksten i Storbritannien med Claritas Tax Limited
I vores nyhedsrum kan du læse alle vores pressemeddelelser, tilgå materiale i form af billeder og dokumenter samt finde vores kontaktoplysninger.Besøg vores nyhedsrum