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Smiths Detection|30 September 2019

Advanced Hold Baggage Screening

Hold baggage screening (HBS) is about to take the next step in its evolution.

Hold baggage screening (HBS) is about to take the next step in its evolution. Strong passenger growth and increasing threats require technology which goes beyond security standards and regulations. The aviation industry now demands solutions that also deliver exceptional performance.

With 40 years of experience in aviation security, Smiths Detection has become the trusted partner for airports, airlines and government authorities around the globe. We have the expertise to support any type of operation, from small airports to international multi-airport groups, and also the most comprehensive HBS portfolio in the industry.

Our range of baggage screening EDS systems is easily integrated into existing hold baggage systems in airports of all sizes. Our experts will partner with you to discover which solution best meets your operational and security needs.

Smiths Detection’s HBS solutions include:

  • Advanced baggage screening solutions – X-ray systems for integration into airport baggage-handling systems for the automatic detection of explosives, with high-speed throughput.
  • Explosive Trace Detection – Top-of-the-range solutions to detect trace amounts of explosives, narcotics and toxic industrial chemicals (TICs) in secondary or tertiary screening.
  • Software and Networking Solutions designed to improve operations and enhance screening.

Risk-based screening (RBS) is becoming increasingly popular in some aviation security sectors.
With increasing passenger numbers, new regulations and ever-evolving threats, airports are constantly challenged to maintain operational efficiency and improve security effectiveness.
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