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Passengers Sheremetyevo-1 will inspect Microwave Scanner

July 28 2006
14:11

The new system of pre-screening of passengers - microwave scanner (technical development firm SafeView, USA), enabling detection of any mechanical items, hidden in the human body, is installed in the first terminal of the international airport "Sheremetyevo".

"The uniqueness of this system is that it is capable of a few seconds to identify the particles of metal, ceramic, plastic, wood and any other material, hidden in the human body," - the press service of the airport.

The radiation, which penetrates the human body to a depth of 2 millimeters, about 10 thousand times weaker than the radiation power of a cellular phone. "The detector is absolutely safe for human health, since scanning is performed by radio waves similar to waves of biological rights", - underlined in the message.

"If within three months of the scanner itself well names established, the equipment will be procured and installed at all airport terminals", - said the spokesperson of the port Anna Zakharenkova.

In many countries around the world already use similar equipment: in the U.S., the Netherlands, Israel and others. During the Winter Olympics in Turin, for security was involved precisely this dosmotrovy portal, according to Interfax

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