AMERICAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING INC
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American Science and Engineering, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, marketing, and sale of X-ray inspection and other inspection solutions for the homeland security and other defense applications. It offers the CargoSearch family, Z Backscatter Systems, and the ParcelSearch family of X-ray inspection systems. The CargoSearch family of systems includes high-energy and medium-energy nonintrusive inspection and screening devices. These systems are primarily used for the X-ray scanning of trucks, cars, cargo containers, pallets, and air cargo at border crossings, seaports, military bases, railroad centers, airports, and cargo and transportation hubs. The CargoSearch systems are designed to combat trade fraud, drug trafficking, weapons smuggling, and terrorism. Z Backscatter Systems are implemented without the use of boom-mounted receptors, for the screening of containers and vehicles in a various applications. The ParcelSearch systems are designed for the nonintrusive X-ray scanning of parcels, baggage, and mail in government facilities, airports, commercial office buildings, federal facilities, and convention centers. In addition, the company manufactures the BodySearch Personnel Inspection System to screen individuals for weapons, drugs, and illegal contraband concealed under clothing. Further, American Science and Engineering provides maintenance, research, engineering, and training services related to its products. The company sells its products worldwide through direct sales personnel and independent representatives. American Science and Engineering was formed in 1958 and is headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts.