TSA Checkpoints Begin Using 3D Checkpoint Scanners to Improve Explosives Detection

On April 1, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that it has installed computed tomography (CT) checkpoint scanners that provide 3D imaging at TSA checkpoints at Frederick Douglass Grater Rochester International Airport (ROC), Rochester, New York. Six CT X-ray units Read More …

China donates military, construction equipment to Philippine Department of Defense

China has agreed to donate millions of dollars in military and construction equipment to the Philippine government despite a bitter dispute over the South China Sea, officials said Wednesday. Much of the donation worth around 1 billion Philippine pesos will Read More …

California: Massive X-Ray Machines to Screen Vehicles at SoFi Stadium in Preparation for the Super Bowl

Hundreds of trucks will be going into Sofi Stadium over the next several days and they have to be checked out for anything dangerous that might be inside them. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says they have the unique skills Read More …

South Africa: Man arrested with hand grenade at airport in Bloemfontein

Police arrested a man who was found in possession of a drill hand grenade at the Bram Fischer International Airport in Bloemfontein, causing the airport to be evacuated on Monday. “The suspect arrived at the airport and reported at check-in-counter, Read More …

AFICC acquisitions bolster EOD readiness for FY21, beyond

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) – The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is acquiring new base support robots for Explosive Ordnance Disposal flights Department of the Air Force-wide. The new T7 Robotic system replaces the 20-year-old Andros Read More …

U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians train with disruption tools

FORT CAMPBELL, Kentucky – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians honed their explosive neutralization and disruption skills on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Sept. 13 – 14. The 717th Ordnance Company (EOD) “Jokers” participated in tools training on Range 3A at the Read More …

3DX-Ray wins contract to supply an important UK Police Force with four ThreatScan®-LSC Systems

3DX-Ray has announced a contract to supply one of the UK’s Constabularies leading counter terror units with four ThreatScan®-LSC Portable X-Ray Systems. The contract was awarded after a rigorous selection process. Many competing systems were tested in demanding scenarios, where Read More …

TSA Adding Almost $200 Million Worth of New X-Ray Security Machines

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced a new $198 million order to procure mid-sized Computed Tomography (CT) x-ray systems for airport checkpoints across the United States. TSA officials revealed on Thursday that it awarded Computed Tomography the massive order of Read More …

Elgin AFB: Local EOD units test new imaging tech

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla.- Local explosive ordnance disposal units received and were trained on a new upgraded portable imaging X-ray system here last week. The new Vidisco Guardian 12 Digital Radiographic X-ray system enhances EOD’s capabilities by making it Read More …