Smiths Detection’s Multi-Mode Threat Detector Meets All TSA Portable
Explosive Trace Detection Requirements
Successfully Completes Qualification Testing & Evaluation for Use in Airport
EDGEWOOD, Md. -- June 11, 2013
Smiths Detection’s Multi-Mode Threat Detector (MMTD) has passed stringent
quality tests carried out by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration
(TSA) for portable Explosive Trace Detection (ETD) technologies.
The hand-held MMTD now meets all portable ETD requirements identified in the
TSA’s Explosive Trace Detector Functional Requirements Document.
Ted Grant, Smiths Detection’s Director of Sales to TSA, said: “With its
advanced threat detection technologies, Smiths Detection enhances the security
efforts of airports and governments around the world. MMTD is effective for
any airport, port or border that needs a hand-held system to detect a broad
range of threats.”
The MMTD is a rugged, portable device used for the rapid detection and
identification of explosives, narcotics, toxic industrial chemicals and
chemical warfare agents in one system. It can also simultaneously detect and
identify explosives and narcotics from a single sample and is capable of
remote, unattended operation linked via Wi-Fi or Ethernet.
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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, narcotics, weapons 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.
Chad Kolton, 571-414-0730
Director of Communications & Marketing for the Americas
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