GE delivers explosive detection systems to U.S. Army

U.S. Army officials needed an effective electronics solution for explosive detection, illegal drug detection, and other homeland security applications.

Dec 1st, 2009
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U.S. Army officials needed an effective electronics solution for explosive detection, illegal drug detection, and other homeland security applications. They found their solution at GE Security Inc.’s Homeland Protection segment in Newark, Calif.

GE Security Homeland Protection is delivering its MobileTrace handheld contraband detection systems under terms of a $13.5 million contract with the U.S. Army.

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The MobileTrace system employs GE’s trace detection ion trap mobility spectrometry (ITMS) in a portable device. ITMS narcotics and explosives detection has been used in GE Security trace-based products for military bases, border crossings, airport security, and other critical security checkpoints around the world.

For more information, visit GE Security online at www.gesecurity.com.

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