Itemiser 5X is approved by TSA onto ACSTL list

The Itemiser 5X has met the requirements to be listed as Approved technology on the TSA’s Air Cargo Screening Technology List (ACSTL). As previously stated the Itemiser 5X is the most advanced Trace Detection System produced by Rapiscan and this was confirmed by the TSA, as no other Trace Detection system made the list. “We … Read more

Rapiscan launches Itemiser 5X

Rapiscan Systems has launched its newest and most advanced Trace Detection System. The Itemiser 5X uses optimised detection libraries and advanced software algorithms, making it the ideal solution for detecting trace amounts of explosive and narcotic threats. The nonradioactive ionization source eliminates the need for annual wipe tests and licensing, as well as reduces shipping … Read more

Rapiscan® Systems enhances threat detection capabilities with acquisition of Artificial Intelligence Platform

Rapiscan® Systems has acquired an artificial intelligence (AI) platform from Synapse Technology Corporation. This industry-leading AI platform has the potential to enhance the detection of threats and other prohibited items using advanced deep learning techniques and computer vision. Mal Maginnis, President, Rapiscan Detection, said, “This investment in advanced detection technology exhibits our commitment to innovation, … Read more

ACI provides guidance on restarting operations

The ACI, together with IATA has published best practice guidance for the restarting of operations and long term recovery. ACI World expects business to return in four phases, starting with a limited number of passengers, followed by a slow increase in numbers, and then a scale-up in capacity followed by a return to normal volumes. … Read more

WFP’s humanitarian hub launched officially from Addis Ababa Cargo Terminal

The UN World Food Programme’s (WFP) Addis Ababa humanitarian shipment hub inside Bole International Airport from where Covid-19 supplies, equipment, and humanitarian workers will be transported by air across Ethiopia and Africa was officially launched on May 27. KGT was proud to supply and continues to maintain the security equipment used to screen all incoming and outgoing … Read more

RTT110 achieves ECAC 3.1 for EDS performance standard and TSA Approval

Rapiscan’s RTT110 Explosive Detection Systems (EDS) has been tested by the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) and achieved the ECAC 3.1 performance standard, currently the highest testing standard used by ECAC for EDS systems. For more information read here. The Rapiscan RTT110 also became the first CT System to be approved on the TSA’s ACSTL … Read more

920CT receives ECAC Approval

The European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves 920CT for use in Airports, achieving ECAC EDSCB C3 approval Rapiscan® Systems, a leading global supplier of security inspection technology, today announced that its 920CT checkpoint screening system has achieved C3 approval from the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) under its Common Evaluation Process (CEP) for Explosive Detection … Read more

Rapiscan Systems launches new Orion™ 900 series

We are very excited to announce the launch of the new Orion™ 900 series. The 900 series is the fastest and most advanced X-ray screening system of its kind with Best in Industry Image Quality, Steel Penetration, Wire and Spatial Resolution. Together with  a belt speed of 0.35m/s this provides customers with higher throughputs and … Read more

Ethiopian Airlines Cargo Terminal Inaugurated

Ethiopian Airlines has today inaugurated its Cargo Terminal-II facility. The ceremony was attended by Ethiopia’s prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, transport minister Ahmed Shide and Ethiopian Airlines Group chief executive Tewolde GebreMariam, along with participants from the ICAO Cargo Forum being held in Addis Ababa. KGT was pleased to have been selected as the sole supplier for … Read more