DHS S&T Awards $1.6M to Improve X-ray Scanning Capabilities

WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded $1,656,206.00 to Halo X-ray Technologies Ltd (HXT) in Nottingham, UK, to develop and implement an automatic threat resolution system for use with X-ray imaging of carry-on and checked baggage.

Official DHS S&T announcement is here.

We are delighted to be working with the DHS S&T to significantly enhance the capabilities of screening systems and reduce false alarm rates. All the team at HALO are excited to work on this new project and demonstrate how our X-ray diffraction technology can help facilitate regulators, airports and the travelling public.