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Guide to Trace Explosives Detector Selection
FLIR Systems has announced a new guidebook for CBRNE professionals entitled '10 Things You Need to Know About Handheld Explosives Trace Detectors’.
As the global threat of terrorism increases, security teams depend more than ever on proactive and preventative technologies. Handheld explosive trace detectors (ETDs) provide the portable screening capability needed to take the security mission mobile.
With all the choices available, many CBRNE professionals are faced with the challenge of how they can select the right handheld ETD for their mission. Picking the right detector is an important decision. It can be a complicated process, but it doesn't have to be. FLIR has provided purpose-built CBRNE sensors for military, law enforcement, and first responders for over thirty years. This new guidebook is a compilation of key insights for evaluating and investing in the right handheld ETD for a deployment program.
This new guidebook answers commonly posed questions including - How can new classes of handheld explosives trace detectors be used to prevent terrorism? What are the performance advantages and trade-offs for the various detector technologies? and What is throughput and how does it impact screening efficiency and cost of ownership?