in Aerospace / Security

Smiths Detection supplying 91 terminal scanners for Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport

Posted 16 January 2018 · Add Comment

Smiths Detection will supply a full range of security scanners for the new passenger Terminal B and Cargo Complex LLC (Moscow Cargo) at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport.


Above: HI-SCAN 6046si checkpoint scanner for carry-on bags and personal belongings.

The new facilities are part of the airport’s plans to handle the increased passenger volumes expected for the 2018 FIFA World Cup; and one of the most important stages in a larger-scale development of the airport, which will continue through to 2026.

“In a relationship stretching back over 20 years, this is by far the largest single order we have fulfilled for Sheremetyevo Airport” explained Tony Tielen, Vice President EMEA, Smiths Detection. “We look forward to helping make the World Cup a safe and successful event and beyond that, safeguarding the airport, its passengers and staff”.

Negotiated by Smiths Detection distributor, NEOSCAN Russia, this substantial contract includes a total of 91 advanced X-ray inspection systems delivering a broad array of screening functions, from passenger checkpoint and hold baggage through to cargo.


It includes: 30 HI-SCAN 5180si X-ray systems (above) for screening passenger baggage at the entrance to the airport; 26 HI-SCAN 6046si checkpoint scanners for carry-on bags and personal belongings; and two HI-SCAN10080 XCT and four HI-SCAN 10080 EDX-2is for hold baggage. 

Seventeen HI-SCAN 100100T systems will screen larger, out of gauge items in the passenger terminal.

In the Cargo Complex, seven HI-SCAN 180180-2is pro models will take care of large scale, consolidated and palletised goods; two HI-SCAN 100100V-2is scanners will handle break bulk and other cargo; and visitors will be checked using a further three HI-SCAN 6046si scanners.

Terminal B has been developed for domestic airlines and is expected to cater for the potential 20 million passengers predicted to pass through the airport in 2018.

The majority of equipment was installed by December 2017.

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

WEAF to showcase South West England expertise at FIA

The West of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF) is hosting the cream of the UK’s aerospace industry at Farnborough International Airshow (FIA).

Element expands aerospace product qualification testing capabilities in US

Element has made a significant investment at its Aerospace EMC and Environmental Testing Center of Technical Excellence in Minneapolis – Bloomington that now allows the facility to test electrical power management systems for the

DIO puts Commercial Strategy into action with Clyde Construction Framework

A flagship 10 year construction framework has been awarded today by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), on behalf of the Ministry of Defence.

Defence Secretary hosts first US-UK Defence Innovation Board meet at AI Lab launch

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson announced the launch of a new artificial intelligence (AI) hub as he hosted the first ever joint US-UK Defence Innovation Board meeting on Monday, to explore important areas of cooperation that will

ACJ320neo Family enters production

Manufacture of the first ACJ320neo has begun, with elements taking shape across Europe and final assembly due to begin in June, followed by the first delivery of the 'green' aircraft to Acropolis Aviation of the UK in the last quarter of

Qatar Airways launches Gatwick services

Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight from Doha to London Gatwick touched down yesterday at London Gatwick Airport, where it was welcomed with a celebratory water salute.

Air & Ground SK1704230718
See us at
SMI HelicopterTBT1402240518SMI FAVWSBT1402060618FIL18 BT111017220718