Rapiscan wins London 2012 security contract

Olympic organiser Locog has appointed Rapiscan Systems as the official security equipment and systems supplier for the London 2012 Games.

Rapiscan wins London 2012 security contract
Rapiscan wins London 2012 security contract
Under the agreement, Rapiscan will provide more than 2,000 pieces of equipment from handheld and walk-through metal detectors to portable explosive trace detection systems, vehicle inspection systems and X-Ray equipment. 

The systems will play a crucial role in keeping athletes, visitors, and employees safe during the Games.

"The importance of this award goes far beyond its commercial value," said Rapsican Systems president Ajay Mehra. "The confidence that Locog has demonstrated in Rapiscan demonstrates our leadership in security screening solutions." 

The firm has a history of supplying major sports events, having worked on the Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010, the FIFA World Cup in South Africa 2010 and the Sydney Olympic and Paralympic Games 2006 amongst others.

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