*OSI Systems [OSIS] Rapiscan Systems division has received a $7 million contract from the Army to provide multiple ruggedized Secure 1000 whole body imaging systems. The delivery order is the first for any firm under the Army’s Entry Point Control indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract awarded last month (TR2, July 6). The Secure 1000 is also being acquired by the Transportation Security Administration for deployment at some of the nation’s airports. Separately, OSIS says that Rapiscan Systems achieved record bookings in its fourth quarter ended June 30 of $85 million, a 22% increase from the prior year.
*American Science and Engineering [ASEI] has received an order from an Eastern European country for two Z Backscatter Van X-Ray screening systems for border security applications. The award is a repeat order.
*The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) plans to award AMETEK’s [AME] Ortec division a one-year, $648,000 sole source contract for upgrades to currently fielded Micro Detective high purity germanium handheld radio-isotope identification devices. The Ortec Micro Detective-HX was developed under DNDO’s Human Portable Radiation Detection System program.