Implant Sciences (OTC:IMSC) said Tuesday it is now a member of a defence and security industry consortium.
high-tech supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets
said it joined the System of Systems Security Consortium (SOSSEC).
Its impetus is to help members like Implant Sciences to meet the U.S. Army’s requirement to provide a decisive and effective support in response to natural or man-made threats.
has a special working pact with the U.S. Army’s Armament Research
Development Engineering Centre, which sees the conglomerate as a
provider of R&D for homeland defence programs for the next five
along with other group members, will receive the support of SOSSEC in
business development, contracting, invoicing, product delivery, and
interfacing with the U.S. Department of Defence.
technology and deployment focus of SOSSEC is in force protection, and
critical infrastructure protection, and homeland security solutions.
Science’s chief executive, Glenn D. Bolduc said: "As a member of SOSSEC
we will be working jointly with the companies, thought leaders, and
technology developers who are shaping the future of security solutions
"This is an opportunity for us to work directly
with the U.S. military to provide our explosives trace detection
equipment, while continuing to develop next-generation technologies to
meet our nation's defense needs."
Last month the security systems
and sensors supplier sold seven Quantum Sniffer QS-H150 portable
explosive trace detectors to a Chinese airport.
The company is
continuing to penetrate the China security market, having sold several
million dollars worth of its QS-H150 product there since 2008 to a large
number of customers, including the Civil Aviation Administration of
The QS-H150 portable explosives trace detector, which uses
ion mobility spectrometry to rapidly detect and identify trace amounts
of a wide variety of military, commercial and homemade explosives.
The QS-H150 uses no radioactive materials and has a low-maintenance design.
also makes the Quantum Sniffer QS-B220, which was introduced in May
2011, is a trace detector that uses ion mobility spectrometry to
identify a number of military, commercial and homemade explosives and
The benchtop explosives and narcotics
detector is suited for a number of security settings, including
high-traffic airports and borders.
The company’s share price went up 0.02 percent to 56 cents apiece on the OTC or over-the-counter market on Tuesday.