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AS&E Receives Contract from Customs and Border Protection for Mobile Scanners

September 24, 2015  | 

American Science and Engineering Inc. ("AS&E"), worldwide supplier of X-ray detection solutions, today announced that it has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). AS&E is one of four vendors that received the award and an initial delivery order under the IDIQ contract for one mobile scanner. The AS&E Medium Energy Mobile Scanner will leverage the Company's detection technology on a new mobile platform and will be used by CBP to perform non-intrusive inspection of incoming conveyances at U.S. ports of entry beginning in 2016.

"We are pleased that CBP has elected to add another AS&E mobile system in support of its critical security mission," said Chuck Dougherty, AS&E's President and CEO. "Broadening our portfolio of port and border security detection solutions with the AS&E Medium Energy Mobile Scanner will provide our customers with another innovative AS&E product that meets their rigorous requirements for performance, reliability, and cost."

AS&E is the world's largest supplier of advanced mobile X-ray inspection systems, having sold more than 770 ZBV vehicle and cargo systems to 140 customers in 66 countries, according to the company. AS&E's ZBV and Z Portal cargo and vehicle screening systems are deployed by CBP on the U.S. southwest border and other Ports of Entry to inspect cargo and vehicles for threats and contraband. For more information on the AS&E award, click here. For more information on the Multiple Award IDIQ, click here.

About AS&E

American Science and Engineering Inc. (AS&E) is the trusted global provider of threat and contraband detection solutions for ports, borders, military, critical infrastructure, law enforcement, and aviation. With over 50 years of experience, AS&E offers proven, advanced X-ray inspection systems to combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud. AS&E systems are designed in a variety of configurations for cargo and vehicle inspection, parcel inspection, and personnel screening. Using a combination of technologies, these systems provide superior detection capabilities, with high-energy, dual-energy, and Z Backscatter X-rays — pioneered by AS&E. Learn more about AS&E products and technologies at www.as-e.com and follow on Twitter @ase_detects.

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