OSI Systems, a vertically-integrated provider of specialized electronic products for critical applications in the security and health care industries, announced its security division, Rapiscan Systems, has been awarded a contract by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, the mass transit system set up by the Government of India and the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, valued at approximately US$2.2 million to provide security screening systems for the inspection of passengers' baggage.
Under the terms of the contract, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has purchased multiple Rapiscan Systems 600 series checkpoint X-ray baggage scanners to deploy in underground metro corridor and surface rail corridor stations throughout Delhi. The procurement is part of a multiphase effort by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to upgrade its security screening processes as its transit network expands. It was awarded following a competitive tender.
OSI Systems CEO, Deepak Chopra, stated, “We are pleased that the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has chosen Rapiscan Systems technology to help it improve security for the traveling public. The Rapiscan 600 series combination of outstanding detection performance, reliability and throughput makes it an excellent solution for mass transit security applications worldwide. This award demonstrates our commitment to the Indian market and we look forward to continued growth in the region.”
The Rapiscan Systems 600 series is one of the world's most widely deployed high performance X-ray scanning systems and is used for aviation, mass transit, event security and other mission critical security applications.