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SMITHS DETECTION

Smiths Detection Military Products


We are the world’s leading experts in safeguarding society, the military and borders from constantly evolving CBRNE threats. We’re renowned globally for our advanced technological solutions in explosives, illegal weapons, contraband, toxic materials and narcotics detection.

Behind our comprehensive range of solutions is a highly responsive service and support team, working globally. So whatever threats you face, rest assured you have all the proven expertise, experience and back-up you need – all in one place. Over a period of more than 50 years, Smiths Detection has developed a partnership with the Military that has provided a clear insight into the requirements of armed forces and the application of smart science on the battlefield. The principal threat comes from potentially lethal chemical and biological warfare agents.

The development of advanced integrated sensing technologies has encouraged significant miniaturisation, resulting in highly sensitive personal protection devices. Development of proprietary chip technology will take miniaturisation onto new levels.

In a life-and-death situation, the ease of use and minimal incidence of false detection alarms is almost as important as the detection capabilities of a device. Smiths Detection products have achieved the highest level of confidence in battlefield and security situations. More than 120,000 chemical agent detectors have been supplied to military forces worldwide.

PERSONAL PROTECTION

Personal Protection equipment from Smiths Detection


Safeguard personnel by equipping them with lightweight chemical agent detectors giving immediate warning of contaminated areas or changes in conditions away from the fixed sensors.

LCD (Lightweight Chemical Detector) represents a new generation of sophisticated yet small and lightweight chemical warfare agent detectors, which will revolutionise the soldier's personal protection in the 21st century. The LCD provides the user with an unobtrusive but effective means of detecting a wide range of chemical warfare threats.


LCD

  • Small, lightweight, continuous, real-time detector of CW agents and toxic chemicals.

  • Enhanced IMS technology using a non-radioactive source.

  • Communication port for use with computer, ear piece or network systems.

  • 40 + hours on AA type batteries.


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DECONTAMINATION

Assess effectiveness of the decontamination process on personnel, vehicles and aircraft to check for residual traces of chemical agents.

Smiths Detection Chemical Agent Monitor (CAM

CAM

  • Rapid response to very low levels of agent concentration

  • Detection of blood, blister, choking and nerve agents plus selected toxic industrial chemicals.

  • Ergonomic and rugged design for operation in a wide range of environmental conditions.

  • Proven and reliable - more than 70,000 in service around the world.

More information on Decontamination Equipment



CHEMICAL DETECTION - LAND SYSTEMS

The GID-M chemical agent detector is designed to detect, identify, record and transfer CWA / TIC and associated data to operators and to battlefield information and management systems.

Continuously check high-threat areas for attacks, to provide early warning, linked to command & control centre. On vehicles in operational or reconnaissance roles detect chemical agents in the vehicle or sample the external atmosphere. Use hand-held products to check for possible contamination on entering seized areas or after attack.

GID-M

  • Reprogrammable detection suite to combat changing threat

  • Advanced display system for operator’s ease of use

  • Rapid response to, and ID, of chemical warfare agents and toxic industrial chemicals

  • Manportable, flexible detector capable of operating on the battlefield or in fixed role in COLPRO environment

CHEMICAL DETECTION - NAVAL SYSTEMS

The Smiths Detection GID-2A fixed Chemical Agent Detector offers the most advanced Naval continuous detection and assessment capability available. It is designed to be integrated into a wide range of collective protection systems, at sea or on land to safeguard personnel and thereby guarantee operational capabilities.

Integrate chemical agent detectors into collective protection systems to safeguard personnel and help guarantee operational capabilities. Equipment need to meet the very demanding environmental conditions encountered at sea and be networked to provide information to the damage control centre, bridge, combat information centre, etc.

GID-2A

  • Rapid response to, and ID of chemical warfare agents and toxic industrial chemicals

  • Networking capability to ship's display systems for real time information distribution

  • Operates without any maintenance during mission or for extended periods of up to one year

  • Rigorously tested to meet the most demanding conditions encountered in the naval environment.
     

CHEMICAL DETECTION - AIR SYSTEMS

Equip UAVs with miniaturised detectors, retaining the sensitivity and speed of response characteristics associated with larger IMS instruments. On the ground, install continuous detection systems around the perimeter of airfields to give warnings and hazard level indicators, in aircraft shelters and on collective protection facilities. In addition to giving local alarms, information from all the detection units can be co-ordinated at a central airfield NBC control centre.

LCD (Lightweight Chemical Detector) represents a new generation of sophisticated yet small and lightweight chemical warfare agent detectors, which will revolutionise the soldier's personal protection in the 21st century. The LCD provides the user with an unobtrusive but effective means of detecting a wide range of chemical warfare threats.

LCD

  • Small, lightweight, continuous, real-time detector of CW agents and toxic chemicals.

  • Enhanced IMS technology using a non-radioactive source.

  • Communication port for use with computer, ear piece or network systems.
    40 + hours on AA type batteries.


BIOLOGICAL DETECTION

In the Smiths Detection Biological Detection System a series of complementary detectors operate to rapidly detect and identify specific agents with confidence in near real-time.

Continuously monitor the air to detect and identify specific biological warfare agents in near real-time. Fully capable detection suite should be built into manned systems equipped for extended battlefield use that also include chemical agent detection, NBC filtration and environmental control, radio communications, surveillance cameras etc. Or an on-demand, portable system that identifies specific biological agents and their concentration levels.
 

Smiths Detection is a recog­nized leader in the design, development, manufacture, and field support of integrated ­meteorological systems for military applications.  The Meteorological Measuring Set ­­Profiler (MMS-P) AN/TMQ-52 offers the Armed Forces a ­mod­ernized, real-time meteor­ological capability over an extended 500-km battle space.

METEOROLOGICAL SYSTEMS

Complete, integrated upper atmospheric measuring system that is used to increase the accuracy of field artillery.

Meteorological Measuring Set-Profiler

  • FCS Compatible

  • Faster - MET Data Every 30 Minutes

  • Improved Accuracy/Increased Range - More Accurate Across 60 km Battlespace

  • Reduced Logistics: Only 4 Balloon Flights per 24-Hour Period & 15% Vehicle Footprint Reduction

 

PROTECTIVE SHELTERS

Self contained collective protection system that provides a contamination free, environmentally controlled working area for medical, combat services, and combat service support personnel to work freely without continuously wearing chemical-biological protective clothing. Unique systems that combine sensors and technologies, integrating multiple levels of chemical-biological security in order to protect troops.

The Chemical Biological Protective Shelter Model 4A (CBPS-M4A) is a highly mobile, self-contained collective protection system that provides a contamination free, environmentally controlled working area for medical combat services and combat service support personnel to work freely without continuously wearing chemical-biological protective clothing.

CBPS-M4A

  • 400 square feet working area

  • 15 patient entry/exit cycles per hour

  • Increased air conditioning capacity

  • Designed for easy maintainability

  • Enhanced system safety

  • C130 transportability

  • Full system capability with primary, auxiliary or shore power options
     



BASE AND PERIMETER PROTECTION

Portable surveillance and detection systems that providing perimeter protection for military forces, giving early warning of chemical warfare agents.

To protect personnel on the base, main entrance security needs to include x-ray equipment to check for weapons or illegal items in baggage, plus explosives trace detection equipment.

GID-3 (24/7)

 The GID-3 (24/7) is a fully networked, versatile, low through life cost, continuous operation CWA and TICs detector. Systems are deployed in military, critical infrastructure and transportation applications including metro, around perimeters, external to and inside buildings. Optional HVAC duct interface units are available where required.
  • Proven pedigree, based upon world’s most deployed point detector.

  • Continuous 24/7 operation with detection & identification of an (easily reprogrammable) library of CWAs and Toxic Industrial Chemicals.

  • Low through life costs, simple to install, operate and maintain.

  • Can be networked by a variety of means to suit the user, with an optional central control unit.

  • Can be mounted either internally or externally and operated over a wide range of environmental conditions


INTEGRATED SYSTEMS

Systems integration is the key to a sustainable future: integration of smart sciences into increasingly sophisticated detection and security systems; and integration of detection, X-ray and CCTV systems into the infrastructure of facilities or military assets – networked for maximum efficiency. Smiths Detection is making those goals realisable.

They are the result of developing relationships with industry and becoming the partner of choice. Not only providing the sensors but managing though-life capability and delivering network-enabled integrated solutions. We maximise the use of existing systems and enable new technology insertion.

It’s the language of military and homeland security sectors alike and Smiths Detection is working in both.

We bring together all the elements necessary in major systems to deliver reliability, availability and interoperability. The evidence of our success lies in our growing number of substantial contracts for systems that solve complex problems.

In the military arena we have delivered deployable and dismountable systems. The US DoD turned to Smiths Detection for vehicle based meteorological systems and its next generation chem/bio shelter system.

The most sensitive biological detection and identification equipment, integrated as total vehicle systems, are being deployed by governments in the UK and Japan.
 

Smiths Detection
459 Park Avenue
Bushey
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD23 2BW

Tel:  +44 (0)1923 221361
Fax: +44 (0)1923 221361

Website: www.smithsdetection.com
Email: hayley.marchant@smithsdetection.com
Contact: Hayley Marchant (Marketing Assistant)


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