Middle East facility requests AS&E portal systems

BILLERICA, Mass. – July 10, 2012 – American Science and Engineering, Inc. (“AS&E”) , a leading worldwide supplier of innovative X-ray detection solutions, announced the Company has received a follow-on order for three Z Portal multi-view X-ray screening systems to protect a critical infrastructure facility in the Middle East. AS&E’s Z Portal systems will be used to scan vehicles and trucks entering the high-risk facility to detect explosive threats and contraband.

“We are working closely with our valued customer to provide comprehensive inspection of vehicles to accommodate the rapid growth in cargo traffic at their critical infrastructure facility,” said Anthony Fabiano, AS&E’s President and CEO. “With this follow-on order, three additional cargo lanes will be secured to provide multi-view, drive-through inspection of vehicles and cargo entering the facility. This follow-on order attests to our customer’s satisfaction with AS&E’s advanced security solutions.”