Implant Sciences Corporation, a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced it has won a contract for 11 Quantum Sniffer™ QS-H150 handheld explosives trace detectors (ETDs) from a customer in Saudi Arabia. The units will be deployed for critical infrastructure protection in a multi-layered security environment.
"Our systems perform consistently in environments with wide temperature variations and in windswept and sandy conditions. The ability to perform in these settings is absolutely vital for ETD equipment in the Middle East," stated Implant Sciences' Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Dr. Darryl Jones. "Further, the low cost of maintenance and user-friendly interface make them the preferred choice for a growing number of customers worldwide."
About the Quantum Sniffer™ QS-H150 Handheld Explosives Trace Detector
The Quantum Sniffer QS-H150 utilizes Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS) technology, providing fast, accurate detection of trace amounts of a wide variety of military, commercial, and homemade explosives. Built with no radioactive materials and featuring a low-maintenance, self-calibrating, and self-clearing design, the QS-H150 provides very high levels of operational availability. The QS-H150 has been proven to perform well in a wide variety of temperatures and challenging environments, from humid jungles to dry, sand swept deserts.
About Implant Sciences
Implant Sciences is the leader in next generation Explosives Trace Detection (ETD) technology. In January 2013, the Company became only the third ETD manufacturer, and the sole American-owned company, to have product approval from the US Transportation Security Administration. Implant Sciences has developed proprietary technologies used in its commercial explosives and drugs trace detection systems, which ship to a growing number of locations domestically and internationally. Implant Sciences' QS-H150 portable explosives trace detector has received Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology Designation and, in addition to receiving TSA approval for air cargo screening, the Company's QS-B220 has also received a Developmental Testing & Evaluation (DT&E) Designation by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security under the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technology Act of 2002 (the SAFETY Act). For further details on the Company and its products, please visit the Company's website.