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Morpho Detection

November 04, 2015 08:00 ET

Morpho Receives U.S. Government Agency Order for Itemiser DX Detectors Valued at More Than $5M

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwired - November 04, 2015) - Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, today announced an order for Itemiser® DX explosives trace detectors (ETD) valued at over $5 million.

Purchased by a U.S. government agency, Itemiser DX will be used to screen people and materials for explosives at installations around the world. Under terms of the contract, Morpho Detection will provide rapid response and preventative maintenance services to ensure peak performance and maximum uptime. A lightweight, portable desktop system, Itemiser DX can detect traces of explosives on skin, clothing, carried items, bags, vehicles and other surfaces.

"By non-invasively detecting and identifying traces of explosives on a variety of surfaces, Itemiser ETD play an important and growing role in the security screening process," said Karen Bomba, president and CEO, Morpho Detection. "From government agencies and airports, to air cargo carriers and law enforcement, organizations of all sizes and security needs are recognizing the importance of integrating advanced trace technology into the security screening process."

Currently approved by seven global regulatory agencies, more than 5,000 Itemiser DX units have been deployed to airport checkpoints, checked baggage and air cargo screening facilities, critical infrastructure and secure locations around the world.

For more information on Morpho's detection products, visit www.morphodetection.com.

About Morpho Detection

Morpho Detection, part of Morpho, Safran's (PAR: SAF) security business, is a leading supplier of explosives, narcotics and CBRNE threat detection systems to government, military, air and ground transportation, first responder, critical infrastructure and other high-risk organizations. Morpho Detection integrates computed tomography, Raman spectroscopy, trace (ITMS™), mass spectrometry, X-ray and X-ray Diffraction technologies into solutions that can make security activities more accurate, productive and efficient. Morpho Detection's solutions are deployed to help protect people and property the world over.

For more information: www.morpho.com www.safran-group.com. Follow @Safran_Morpho on Twitter.

About Morpho

Morpho (Safran) is a global leader in identity and security solutions for an increasingly digital and connected world. We employ more than 8,600 people in 55 countries and generated revenues of more than EUR1.5 billion in 2014. Backed by more than 40 years of experience in biometrics, our unique expertise lies in developing innovative technologies for a wide range of markets and applications for people, governments and business. Morpho contributes to managing identities, protecting borders, detecting threats, supporting law enforcement and providing trusted on-line transactions and services. Our solutions protect identities, ensure safety and safeguard privacy, for easier everyday lives.

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