American Science and Engineering wins $2 million contract from U.S. government for ZBVs

BILLERICA, Mass., 4 Feb. 2009. American Science and Engineering Inc. (AS&E), provider of x-ray detection technology, has gained a $2 million order from the U.S. government for two Z Backscatter Vans (ZBVs). The ZBVs will be used to scan vehicles for explosives before entering a secure high-threat facility. The ZBVs will also be configured for harsh environments and remote operation in stationary scan mode.

Feb 4th, 2009

BILLERICA, Mass., 4 Feb. 2009.American Science and Engineering Inc. (AS&E), provider of x-ray detection technology, has gained a $2 million order from the U.S. government for two Z Backscatter Vans (ZBVs). The ZBVs will be used to scan vehicles for explosives before entering a secure high-threat facility. The ZBVs will also be configured for harsh environments and remote operation in stationary scan mode.

"This latest order from the U.S. government reaffirms the value of the ZBV to secure U.S. government high-threat facilities around the world," says Anthony Fabiano, AS&E president and CEO. "We are proud to continue working closely with the U.S. government to meet their detection and performance requirements to uncover dangerous explosive threats."

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