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International Government Agency Awards AS&E $24.6 Million Prime Contract for Integrated Detection Solution to Secure Major Port By Globenewswire

BILLERICA, Mass., Dec. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Science and Engineering, Inc. ("AS&E") (Nasdaq:ASEI), a leading worldwide supplier of innovative X-ray detection solutions, announces that an international government agency has selected AS&E as the security systems integrator to secure a major international port. Under the terms of the $24.6 million prime contract, AS&E will team with key subcontractors to deliver an integrated and comprehensive detection solution to scan cargo and vehicles entering the port.  



The detection solution will seamlessly integrate multiple technologies including AS&E's Sentry Portal high throughput cargo and vehicle screening systems with its subcontractors' radiation portal monitors and highly optimized lane camera and video management systems. The systems and technology will scan cargo for manifest verification and radiological and explosive threats for overall port security. AS&E will also provide service, installation, and training for all equipment.  



"AS&E has put together a world-class team to implement the comprehensive detection solution for cargo security at this major international port," said Anthony R. Fabiano, President and CEO of AS&E. "Our customer has demonstrated their steadfast commitment to deploy leading-edge technologies to improve the quality and efficiency of their port logistics and security processes."


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