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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Homeland Security Stocks News - Morpho Detection Announces Ruggedized Handheld Trace Detector

Homeland Security Stocks News - Morpho Detection Announces Ruggedized Handheld Trace Detector


Hardened MobileTrace® detection system designed for extreme environmental conditions and frontline deployment


Sagem Sécurité’s Morpho Detection, a business of the SAFRAN Group (PAR: SAF)


HEIDELBERG, Germany--( Investorideas.com, Homelanddefensestocks.com ) --Morpho Detection, Inc., a business of Safran group’s Sagem Sécurité division, today announced the release of its Hardened MobileTrace® handheld trace detection system.



“Morpho Detection is committed to developing products that address detection and identification of the constantly evolving threats our customers face in the places they encounter them, including the most challenging field environments.”

.In addition to the proven explosives and narcotics detection capabilities of the standard MobileTrace, the Hardened MobileTrace can detect and identify chemical warfare agents and toxic industrial chemicals that can be weaponized. Engineered to meet the U.S. Department of Defense’s MIL-STD-810-G standard for temperature, dust, impact and humidity, the Hardened MobileTrace is designed for quick, accurate detection in the most challenging environments.



“The expanded detection capabilities of the ruggedized Hardened MobileTrace make it an especially valuable tool for field operations and investigations involving standard explosives, narcotics, chemical warfare substances and other toxic industrial chemicals,” said Dennis Cooke, president and CEO, Morpho Detection, Inc. “Morpho Detection is committed to developing products that address detection and identification of the constantly evolving threats our customers face in the places they encounter them, including the most challenging field environments.”



MobileTrace incorporates Morpho Detection’s patented ITMS™ (Ion Trap Mobility Spectrometer), or trace, technology into a highly portable device. ITMS explosives and narcotics detection sensitivity and reliability has already been proven in other Morpho Detection trace-based products used at military bases, border crossings, airports and other facilities and critical security checkpoints around the world.



Morpho Detection will demonstrate the Hardened MobileTrace to the U.S. military and intelligence communities at the U.S. European Command Intelligence Summit and Technology Exposition in Heidelberg, Germany, February 15-17, 2010. The exhibition will be held at the Heidelberg Convention Center, Booth #11. Viewing times are as follows:



•Monday, February 15: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

•Tuesday, February 16: 9:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

•Wednesday, February 17: 9:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For more information regarding Hardened MobileTrace or other Morpho Detection products, please visit www.morphodetection.com.



About Morpho Detection, Inc.



Sagem Sécurité’s Morpho Detection, a business of the SAFRAN Group (PAR: SAF), is a leading supplier of explosives and narcotics detection systems for government, military, air and ground transportation, first responder, critical infrastructure and other high-risk organizations. Formed in 2009 following SAFRAN Group’s acquisition of GE Security’s Homeland Protection business, Morpho Detection integrates computed tomography (CT), Raman Spectroscopy, trace (ITMS™ technology), X-ray and X-ray Diffraction technologies into solutions that can make security activities more accurate, productive and efficient. With industry-leading products such as the Itemiser® DX trace detection system, the CTX line of explosive detection systems (EDS), and the StreetLab® Mobile hand-held chemical and biological substance identification unit, Morpho Detection’s solutions are deployed to help protect people and property in some of the most important and sensitive world locations.

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