Implant Sciences Corporation, a leading manufacturer of explosives trace detection (ETD) and drugs trace detection solutions for homeland security applications, today announced the Company has won a competitive contract for 18 QS-H150s to be shipped to a county in the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa).
The country which made the purchase is a North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO) member nation and will use Implant Sciences' handheld explosive trace detectors in military applications.
"Our sales team has done a great job of getting the QS-H150 in front of this important customer for a sizeable contact. Ultimately, based on feedback from the customer, we believe that Implant Sciences was awarded this contract due to the outstanding performance of our QS-H150. In a direct, side by side comparison, our handheld device proved superior over competing systems in detecting trace levels of a range of explosives," stated Implant Sciences' Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, Dr. Darryl Jones. "We're proud of the consistent, high performance capabilities of our explosives trace detectors."
About the QS-H150 Handheld Explosives Trace Detector
The 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 a leader in developing and manufacturing advanced detection capabilities to counter and eliminate the ever-evolving threats from explosives and drugs. The Company's team of dedicated trace detection experts has developed proprietary technologies used in its commercial products, thousands of which have been sold across more than 50 countries worldwide. Implant Sciences is only the third manufacturer, and the sole American-owned company, to currently have an ETD system named as a Qualified Product by the US Transportation Security Administration. The Company's ETDs have received approvals and certifications from several international regulatory agencies including the TSA in the U.S., STAC in France, the German Ministry of the Interior, and the Ministry of Public Safety in China. It also received a GSN 2013 Homeland Security Award for "Best Explosives Detection Solution". All Implant Sciences products are recognized as Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technologies by the Department of Homeland Security. For further details on the Company and its products, please visit the Company's website.