HAWTHORNE, Calif. — OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIS), today announced that, its Security division, Rapiscan Systems, was selected as winner of the Best Long Range Detection Product, Service or System in the Government Security News (GSN) magazine's 2014 Homeland Security Awards. Rapiscan was selected as a winner in the Detection Products category for its CounterBomber, a radar-based threat-detection solution. The CounterBomber can identify concealed person-borne threats, such as suicide vests and weapons, at stand-off distances.
OSI Systems CEO, Deepak Chopra, commented, "We are honored to have received the GSN award recognizing the CounterBomber system, our premier stand-off threat detection system that has been proven in the Afghan and Iraq battlefields. The CounterBomber allows operators to screen persons of interest at a safe distance. CounterBomber is an ideal security solution for high profile locations such as government buildings, transit systems, and military installations that can be targets for terrorist attacks."
The GSN Homeland Security Awards commemorate the ongoing public-private partnership between all branches of federal, state and local government in the United States and the private sector vendors who provide the most advanced solutions and technologies.
About OSI Systems, Inc.
OSI Systems, Inc. is a vertically integrated designer and manufacturer of specialized electronic systems and components for critical applications in the homeland security, healthcare, defense and aerospace industries. We combine more than 30 years of electronics engineering and manufacturing experience with offices and production facilities in more than a dozen countries to implement a strategy of expansion into selective end product markets. For more information on OSI Systems Inc. or any of its subsidiary companies, visit www.osi-systems.com.
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