Australian government selects OSI Systems' CT inspection system for biosecurity risk detection

OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIS) has announced that the Australian government has selected its Rapiscan RTT 110 CT inspection system to identify contraband biosecurity materials entering the country inside passenger baggage, mail and cargo, the company said.

The Australian government is expected to implement the Company´s detection technology as part of its security initiative to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of biosecurity operations both prior to and at the border.

Australian Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources said biosecurity screening provides critical protection for Australia´s USD 60 billion agricultural industries and the health of our communities, environment and the national economy. New technology like the RTT 110 from Rapiscan will be an integral part of preserving the country´s ecosystem.

OSI Systems is a vertically integrated designer and manufacturer of specialized electronic systems and components for critical applications in the homeland security, healthcare, defense and aerospace industries.