September 23, 2017 7:43 PM ET

Aerospace and Defense

Company Overview of American Science & Engineering Inc.

Company Overview

American Science and Engineering, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells X-ray inspection and other detection products for homeland security, force protection, public safety, and other defense and security applications in the United States and internationally. It offers cargo inspection systems, such as non-intrusive inspection systems primarily used for the screening of trucks, cars, cargo containers, pallets, and air cargo at locations comprising border crossings, seaports, military bases, airports, and cargo and transportation hubs. The company’s cargo inspection systems include OmniView gantry system, a high-energy cargo and vehicle inspection sy...

829 Middlesex Turnpike

Billerica, MA 01821

United States

Founded in 1958

245 Employees





Key Executives for American Science & Engineering Inc.

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 55
General Counsel and Vice President
Age: 57
Senior Vice President and General Manager of Detection Products
Age: 47
Managing Director of Europe, Middle East, & Africa
Senior Vice President and General Manager of Detection Services
Age: 49
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

American Science & Engineering Inc. Key Developments

American Science & Engineering Inc. Wins a $20,965,958 Federal Contract

American Science & Engineering Inc. won a $20,965,958 federal contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command for the sustainment of Iraqi-owned Z-Backscatter vans with low-energy, non-intrusive inspection equipment screening systems. The place of performance will be in Billerica, Massachusetts.

American Science & Engineering Inc. Wins $15.73 Million Federal Contract

American Science & Engineering Inc., Billerica, Massachusetts, won $15,730,714 sole source federal contract from the U.S. Department of State for the supply of high intensity scanners for Suez Canal, Egypt.

American Science & Engineering Inc. Wins Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity Contract from U.S. Customs and Border Protection for Z Portal® Cargo and Vehicle Screening Systems

OSI Systems Inc. announced that its recently acquired business, American Science and Engineering Inc. has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for Z Portal® cargo and vehicle screening systems. The two-year Z Portal sole-source IDIQ contract is valued up to $64 million. AS&E also received the first delivery order under the IDIQ contract valued at approximately $35 million. The Z Portal systems are expected to be deployed for homeland security applications at multiple border locations. The Z Portal system is the only drive-through cargo and vehicle inspection system that uses multiple detection technologies to provide up to six views of the vehicle under inspection. The Z Portal system incorporates AS&E’s latest source and detector innovations in a more compact design, enabling improved image quality at higher throughput rates in space-constrained locations such as checkpoints at congested border crossings.

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