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The French firm Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, announced a contract awarded to its local partner MicroSegur by Portugal airports operator Vinci/ANA Aeroportos de Portugal to supply and service 74 Itemiser 4DX explosives trace detectors (ETD).

After competitive testing supported by MicroSegur, Itemiser 4DX was selected to meet the requirements of new EU legislation for explosives screening of passengers at five airports around Portugal. BThe product firm says its Itemiser 4DX detects and identifies trace amounts of explosives on skin, clothing, carried items, bags, vehicles and other surfaces.

Karen Bomba, president and CEO, Morpho Detection, said: “Growing airport operators like Vinci/ANA Aeroportos de Portugal depend on stability and reliable detection solutions to quickly screen passengers and Morpho is thrilled they have selected Itemiser 4DX. The detection capabilities of Itemiser 4DX, combined with rapid response and maintenance services provided by local partners including MicroSegur in Portugal, has created an unmatched, end-to-end industry solution.”

About the Itemiser 4DX

Currently approved for passenger and cargo screening throughout European Civil Aviation Conference’s (ECAC) 44 member nations, more than 800 Itemiser 4DX ETD have been shipped to airports throughout Europe. More than 23,000 Morpho ETD systems have been supplied to airports, air cargo facilities, law enforcement agencies and secure locations. Itemiser 4DX will be on display and available for demonstrations in stand 212 Hall B6 at inter airport Europe, the October 6 to 9 show in Munich.


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