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25 Sep, 2013

U.S. TSA $6.8m Contract Just for Bottled Liquid Scanners at Airports


EDGEWOOD, Md.-September 23, 2013-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Smiths Detection has won a contract award for $6.8 million to supply RespondeR Bottled Liquid Scanner (BLS) units to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for use at U.S. airport passenger screening checkpoints.

RespondeR BLS is a compact system that uses Raman spectroscopy technology to identify hazardous liquids in sealed bottles. The scan and analysis are completed within 20 seconds.

Lance Roncalli, Vice President of Sales, Americas, and U.S. Managing Director for Smiths Detection, said: “The RespondeR BLS technology is a key solution for fast and accurate liquid screening. This award reaffirms our commitment to helping TSA keep travelers safe.”

For RespondeR BLS technical specifications, please visit: http://www.smithsdetection.com/en/explosives-detection-liquids/55-explosives-detection-liquids/responder-bls.html.