Morpho Wins Spain Airports Contract for 290 Itemiser 4DX Detectors
ANDOVER, Mass. – December 17, 2015
Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, today announced a contract from Spain national airport operator Aena, S.A. to supply and service 290 Itemiser 4DX detectors.
"Morpho is thrilled that following a competitive evaluation, Aena has recognized the superior detection and operational capabilities of Itemiser 4DX by placing the largest global order to date for our next-generation desktop detector," said Karen Bomba, president and CEO, Morpho Detection. "The enhanced passenger screening capabilities of Itemiser 4DX, combined with rapid response and maintenance services provided by local partners including Alava in Spain, has created an unmatched, end-to-end industry solution."
Optimized for ease-of-use and mobility, Itemiser 4DX eliminates the administrative, regulatory, storage and shipping requirements associated with a radiation-emitting detection source. By leveraging long-life consumables and internal calibration, Itemiser 4DX seeks to minimize operational costs for airports and air cargo facilities, law enforcement agencies and government and critical infrastructure installations.
Currently approved for passenger and cargo screening throughout European Civil Aviation Conference's (ECAC) 44 member nations, approximately 900 Itemiser 4DX have been shipped to airports throughout Europe. More than 23,000 Morpho threat detectors have been supplied to airports, air cargo facilities, law enforcement agencies and secure locations worldwide.
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