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Griffin 824 Explosives Detection System

Issue: 07-2012

FLIR Systems has creat ed an airport environment allowing visitors to experience the latest in airport security and trace detection systems. Using the company’s Ranger family of radars, placed at either end of the Farnborough runway, FLIR will demonstrate its perimeter intrusion detection (PID) and command and control (C2) capabilities, automated via its’ CommandSpace Adaptive C2 software suite.

The other technologies on display will be perimeter intrusion detection: detection + identification + tracking via radar and EO/IR sensors located on the airfield and linked to the ASZ’s command and control area; baggage and cargo screening: trace detection and analysis for explosives, narcotics and radiation; mobile response: handheld trace detection of explosives, narcotics and radiation; security checkpoints: trace detection and analysis of explosives, narcotics and radiation; command and control: fusion and automation of trace detection, radiation detection, perimeter security and HVAC monitoring; HVAC monitoring: threat detection and mitigation monitoring for chemical and biological threats; Griffin 824: FLIR Systems will also launch the Griffin 824 trace detection mass spectrometer (TD-MS), a new-generation system for detection and identification of explosives and other materials; surveillance technologies: In Chalet C4, FLIR Systems will showcase its ever-evolving line of Star SAFIRE HD family of sensors. The Star SAFIRE infrared sensor product line is the first true family of interchangeable and digital, high definition, single LRU imaging systems providing a full spectrum of ISR capabilities, including laser target designation. Multiple products will be demonstrated, and the new UltraForce 350-HD, an all-European content system, will also be shown.

The Star SAFIRE 380-HD will be used for the first time at the Farnborough Air Show to provide live overhead coverage of the daily aerobatics demonstrations from FLIR’s PC-12 aircraft.