American Science and Engineering, Inc. (AS&E), a leading worldwide supplier of innovative X-ray detection solutions, announced that it has received an $8.2 million order for its cargo inspection systems to secure critical infrastructure in the Middle East. The cargo inspection systems will be used to scan vehicles and trucks entering high-risk facilities for explosive threats and contraband.
"AS&E provides fully integrated comprehensive solutions to protect critical infrastructure -- a key element of homeland security for this strategic Middle East location," said Anthony Fabiano, AS&E's President and CEO. "With more than 50 years of experience providing X-ray inspection solutions, AS&E's cargo inspection systems have proven technology to find hidden threats and contraband in vehicles and cargo at high-risk facilities and other checkpoints.
AS&E did not disclose the name of the country with whom this contract was made.