Smiths Detection

Airport X-ray Inspection and Explosives Detection Systems

Smiths Detection is one of five operating divisions of Smiths Group, a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange. Employing over 22,000 people in more than 50 countries, Smiths Group applies leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver innovative solutions that meet our customers’ needs.

Smiths Detection is a global leader in threat detection and screening technologies for the military, air transportation, homeland security and emergency response sectors. Our experience and history across more than 40 years at the frontline, enables us to provide unrivalled levels of expertise to detect and identify constantly changing chemical, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats, as well as weapons, dangerous goods, contraband and narcotics.

Our goal is simple – to provide the security, peace of mind and freedom of movement upon which the world depends.

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  • Effective, intelligent solutions from one source

    From passenger checkpoints to hold baggage and air cargo screening, Smiths Detection aviation solutions offer the highest levels of security, exceptional detection capabilities and maximum performance. They are designed to help control the flow of people, suitcases and freight through airports in an efficient and safe manner.

    The comprehensive product portfolio ranges from standard, off the shelf products to complete, systems individually tailored to meet specific business and regulatory requirements. Flexible, futureproof systems which not only deliver optimum security standards but also bring significant operational benefits – and feature the most advanced technologies including Computed Tomography (CT) and millimetre wave people scanners.

    In addition to the necessary hardware, Smiths Detection also supplies the IT infrastructure needed to transform security equipment into a single, integrated and intelligent solution. Sophisticated software platforms which can network both checkpoint and hold baggage systems and deliver the real-time data needed to support instant operational decisions; as well as the historical data and reports required for resource planning and general administration.

    As a global authority in the field, Smiths Detection provides everything needed from analysis and solution assessment to deployment, integration and outstanding after sales support for the full life of the equipment.

    All hardware, technologies, software and support from one source – put your trust in Smiths Detection for high quality equipment, reliability and a worldwide service foot print.


Checkpoint.Evoplus - Advanced screening and management platform

Checkpoint.Evoplus is a digital-led solution that helps checkpoints achieve the highest level of security and improved operations by delivering critical insights and enabling remote screening. Checkpoint.Evoplus’   intelligence software analyses data from various systems, sensors and components …

iCMORE - Automated threat/target identification software

iCMORE delivers the highest level of threat detection of a variety of threats, controlled and prohibited items. By doing so it also improves operational efficiency, and supports more efficient resource planning, for customs officers, security …

iLane.evo - Smart automatic tray return system

An effective, automatic tray return system is a primary checkpoint component. By delivering a steady flow of trays, it plays a critical role in streamlining the screening process and delivering the subsequent benefits of increased …

HI-SCAN 6040 - CTiX Advanced screening using CT technology

The HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX offers advanced screening of carry-on baggage using Computed Tomography (CT). It has TSA AT-2  and CPSS certification as well as ECAC and STAC EDS CB C3 approval.  C3 approved systems deliver …

HI-SCAN 6040aTiX - X-ray inspection system

HI-SCAN 6040aTiX is an advanced multi-view X-ray system for the automatic detection of solid and liquid explosives in cabin baggage. The detection performance of HI-SCAN 6040aTiX is far superior to other automatic systems, including lower false-alarm …

HI-SCAN 6040-2is - HR Dual view X-ray inspection for carry-on luggage

An advanced dual-view X-ray inspection system for the automatic detection of solid and liquid explosives in personal belongings and cabin baggage. The HI-SCAN 6040-2is HR has an ergonomic design that makes it easy for the …

eqo - People screening with automatic detection

eqo people screening system uses a flat-panel millimetre-wave technology to detect concealed contraband of any material type. The system software indicates concealed object locations by displaying a marker on a mannequin representation of the person being …

HI-SCAN 10080 XCT - Advanced CT explosives detection system

The HI-SCAN 10080 XCT is a next generation high-speed, explosives detection system (EDS) for hold baggage and air cargo. It features a dual-view dual-energy X-ray line scanner with full 3D volumetric computed tomography (CT) imaging and …

CTX 9800 DSi - High speed CT explosives detection system

The CTX 9800 DSi explosive detection system (EDS) uses a proprietary single X-ray source, dual energy design that provides high-resolution 3D images along with 2D and 3D organic/inorganic material discrimination. These imaging tools enhance the analysis of details …

HI-SCAN 145180-2is pro Fast, effective air cargo screening

The innovative air cargo screening system HI-SCAN 145180-2is pro meets the demand for fast turnaround, high levels of security and an attractive total cost of ownership (TCO). This state-of-the-art scanner is equipped with two 200 kV …

HI-SCAN 180180-2is pro - Advanced dual view X-ray cargo scanner

An X-ray scanner designed for the inspection of large-scale consolidated and palletised goods. Tunnel dimensions of 180 x 180cm means the HI-SCAN 180180-2is pro is capable of screening LD3 containers. Based on a dual-view concept, the system …

IONSCAN 600 - Portable explosives and narcotics trace detector

The IONSCAN 600 is a highly sensitive trace detector, in a lightweight, portable desktop configuration.  It can be used to accurately detect and identify a wide range of military, commercial and homemade explosives threats and …

Company News

Smiths Detection - Aviation Newsletter January 2021

Automatic detection at your security checkpoint. Visit our landing page for various insights on how automatic detection at security checkpoints can help create better security outcomes, reduce overall operational costs, and minimise contact between passengers …


Smiths Detection Group Limited
Century House
Maylands Avenue
Hemel Hempstead
United Kingdom
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