High-sensitivity, high-throughput Trace detector purchase part of $8.7 million in contracts

 - By Linton Levy -

Morpho Detection, Inc., part of the Safran group’s security business, has announced that it has fulfilled $8.7 million in orders for the EntryScan 4 explosive trace detection (ETD) portal placed by NETco Inc., Morpho Detection’s exclusive distributor to the nuclear industry.

“The nuclear industry is a leader in physical and checkpoint security for the U.S. energy sector and Morpho Detection is committed to developing solutions that protect critical infrastructure throughout the country.”

Utilizing Morpho Detection’s patented ITMS (Ion Trap Mobility Spectrometer), or trace technology, the high-sensitivity, high-throughput EntryScan 4 can detect a broad range of explosives in seconds. Engineered to dramatically reduce maintenance time, EntryScan 4 features a quick-access panel that puts key system components within arm’s reach.

“Morpho Detection is proud to supply NETco with the EntryScan 4 to help deter and detect dangerous threats to the country’s nuclear facilities,” said Dennis Cooke, president and CEO, Morpho Detection, Inc. “The nuclear industry is a leader in physical and checkpoint security for the U.S. energy sector and Morpho Detection is committed to developing solutions that protect critical infrastructure throughout the country.”

“NETco focuses on the security concerns of the nuclear industry as a key part of the country's critical infrastructure. We are pleased to work with Morpho Detection to provide the nuclear industry with advanced detection technologies to help secure nuclear facilities nationwide,” said Mark Scribner, president, NETco Inc.

The EntryScan 4 portals will be installed and used to help detect explosive threats at nuclear facilities throughout the United States.

For more information regarding EntryScan 4 or other Morpho Detection products, please visit www.morphodetection.com.

Sagem Sécurité’s Morpho Detection, a business of the Safran group (PAR: SAF), is a leading supplier of explosives and narcotics detection systems for government, military, air and ground transportation, first responder, critical infrastructure and other high-risk organizations. Formed in 2009 following Safran group’s acquisition of GE Security’s Homeland Protection business, Morpho Detection integrates computed tomography (CT), Raman Spectroscopy, trace (ITMS™ technology), X-ray and X-ray Diffraction technologies into solutions that can make security activities more accurate, productive and efficient. With industry-leading products such as the Itemiser DX trace detection system, the CTX line of explosive detection systems (EDS), and the StreetLab Mobile hand-held chemical and biological substance identification unit, Morpho Detection’s solutions are deployed to help protect people and property in some of the most important and sensitive world locations.