American Science and Engineering told Zalud’s Blog about the receipt of a $2.8 million order from a Middle Eastern government for multiple Z Backscatter Vans. Configured for harsh environments, the ZBVs will be utilized for counterterrorism applications including securing government facilities and mobile checkpoints. The order includes AS&E provided operator training, service, and warranty.
“AS&E continues to increase its ZBV installed base in the
AS&E’s Z Backscatter Van: The Most Maneuverable, Versatile Mobile X-ray Detection System on the Market A breakthrough in X-ray detection technology, AS&E's Z Backscatter Van is the Number One selling non-intrusive mobile inspection system on the market. ZBV is a low-cost, highly mobile screening system built into a commercially available delivery van. The ZBV allows for immediate deployment in response to security threats, and its high throughput capability facilitates rapid inspections. The system’s unique “drive-by” capability allows one or two operators to conduct X-ray imaging while the ZBV drives past suspect vehicles and objects. For personnel safety in dangerous environments, a remote console is available for operating the system in stationary mode from a distance of up to 500 meters.