Smiths Receives Largest Ever Order for HBS Systems from Aena

Smiths Detection’s long-term Spanish distributor, TECOSA, has won a contract with Aena SME, S.A. worth over £128 million – representing Smiths largest ever single order for hold baggage security scanners. The ECAC Standard 3 approved explosives detection systems will be deployed at Aena’s Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat, Malaga-Costa del Sol, Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, Palma de Mallorca and Gran Canaria airports.

The HI-SCAN 10080 XCT is a dual-view, dual-energy line scanner with high resolution 3D Computed Tomography (CT) to deliver high levels of security with an efficient low false alarm rate, the HI-SCAN 10080 XCT can be further updated as necessary in the future to detect evolving threats.

The contract also includes HI-SCAN 100100V-2is screening systems for out-of-gauge baggage plus an associated seven-year service agreement.