Singapore bolsters border security with powerful new x-ray technology.


Singapore has raised the level of security at its already strict road border with Malaysia, installing a scanning system that that can accurately check vehicles for a range of weapons including firearms and explosives. Set for introduction at Tuas checkpoint in June, around 40 officers have been trained to use the x-ray detection system, which follows mandatory thumb scan checks for drivers crossing the border, brought in by Singapore last year.Designed to be used alongside existing manual checks,

Singapore’s state-of-the-art scanning technology works by using a powerful sensor that can detect hidden compartments used to smuggle dangerous weapons.

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Source: Transport Security World