New contract for Smiths Detection to supply its advanced hold baggage scanner to Frankfurt Airport


09 October 2017

Smiths Detection has secured a new contract to supply 35 units of its advanced HI-SCAN 10080 XCT hold baggage scanner to Terminals 1 and 2 at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) in Germany. The scope of the order also includes an associated eight-year service agreement. The company will deliver the equipment on a rolling basis between 2018 and 2021. The installation of the new scanners will enable FRA to modernise its solutions to the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Standard 3 explosives detection systems, providing enhanced security and operational efficiency to the airport baggage system. Smiths Detection Europe, Middle East and Africa vice president, Tony Tielen, said: “This contract represents our largest single order to date for ECAC Standard 3-compliant hold baggage scanners. Frankfurt was one of the very first airports we supplied with security equipment over 50 years ago, and we’re delighted to have the opportunity to continue protecting Germany’s busiest airport.”

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