EL AL Airlines orders more Smiths explosives detection systems

Smiths Detection LLC, formerly Morpho Detection LLC, has announced that EL AL Airlines has purchased 11 additional CTX 5800â„¢ explosives detection systems (EDS) to screen hold baggage, the company said.

EL AL Airlines, which procures and operates baggage screening equipment to complement local efforts, has previously deployed CTX 5800 to select global locations including airports in France, Germany, Thailand, the UK and the US. Scheduled for deployment in 2017, this order brings the total number of CTX 5800 operated by EL AL Airlines to approximately 30.

Working with local partner, Hyper-Tech Advanced Systems since 1993, Smiths Detection has supplied EL AL Airlines with explosives screening solutions for almost 20 years.

Designed to allow small- and mid-sized airports to plan for evolving threats and future expansion, CTX 5800 is certified by the US Transportation Security Administration, Civil Aviation Administration of China, and Israeli Prime Minister´s Office and is approved by European Civil Aviation Conference as meeting EU Standard 3 requirements.

Smiths Detection, part of Smiths Group, is a global leader in threat detection and screening technologies for military, air transportation, homeland security and emergency response markets.