Smiths Detection Wins Brazilian 2011 Military Athletes Games Contract

Smiths Detection will provide X-ray screening systems to enhance security at the 5th Military World Games being held in Brazil in July this year. The multisport competition for military athletes is organized by the International Military Sports Council (CISM).

Smiths Detection, working with local partner EBCO Systems, will provide 15 X-ray inspection systems for the duration of the event in Rio de Janeiro. The security systems will be used in a wide variety of applications including checkpoint screening at venue entrances as well as inspecting food, mail and merchandise entering the secure premises of the athletes' village.

Smiths Detection technology has been used to protect many other high-profile sporting events including the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, and the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.


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