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Explosives Detection<div class="body"> <div class="thumbnail"> <img title="" alt="" src="http&#58;//" width="144" height="164" /> </div> <p>Designed for use at passenger security checkpoints for screening of carry-on baggage, the IONSCAN 500DT from <span style="COLOR&#58;rgb(255,0,0);"><strong>Smiths Detection </strong></span>of Pine Brook, New Jersey, is an advanced explosives detector that can detect trace amounts of explosive substances from a single sample in a matter of seconds. The desktop model also detects and identifies narcotics in the same analysis. An advanced sampling wand eliminates the need for the operator to handle the sample swab after every sample. The operator navigates through the software using a large color touch-screen display. The unit is now officially certified by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration through its Certification Plan for Explosive Trace Detection Equipment. <span style="FONT-SIZE&#58;12pt;FONT-FAMILY&#58;&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"></span></p> </div>
Explosives Mitigation<div class="body"> <div class="thumbnail"> <img title="" alt="" src="http&#58;//" width="144" height="192" /> </div> <p> <span style="COLOR&#58;rgb(255,0,0);"> <strong>ITT Advanced Engineering &amp; Sciences </strong> </span>of Alexandria, Virginia, has developed the Explosive Suppression System, a two-man portable device designed to protect bystanders from hand-carried explosives. The device suppresses the three most dangerous effects of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and munitions&#58; fragmentation, blast pressure, and fireball. The device is placed over the suspected or known explosive. It can be carried or rolled through a 36-inch doorway, placed over a device without disturbing it, and can be removed or repositioned immediately. <span style="FONT-SIZE&#58;12pt;FONT-FAMILY&#58;&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"></span></p> </div>