For Certification, a technology must have demonstrated confidence of continued effectiveness: i.e., it will perform as intended, conform to the seller’s specifications, and is safe for use as intended. In addition to the benefits provided under Designation, Certification allows Sellers of antiterrorism technologies to assert the Government Contractor Defense that immunizes Sellers from liability for claims arising from acts of terrorism. Technologies that receive Certification will be also placed on an Approved Products List for Homeland Security. Designation is a prerequisite for Certification.


Rapiscan Systems Inc.

Approved: August 27, 2009 | Expires: March 31, 2013

Rapiscan Systems Inc. provides the Cargo and Vehicle Inspection Systems (CVIS). The Technology is designed to scan vehicles and cargo with a radiation source and produce an image of the interior that would help personnel monitor what goes into and out of an area. There are two lines, Eagle and GaRDS, which use X-ray radiation and Gamma-ray radiation respectively. Both lines can be deployed in multiple configurations. The Technology also includes installation, training (operation, maintenance and safety), manuals, maintenance, and warranty services.

FirstLine Transportation Security, Inc

Approved: August 27, 2009 | Expires: February 25, 2010

FirstLine Transportation Security, Inc.'s Airline Passenger and Baggage Screening Service consists of trained and skilled personnel to operate screening equipment, conduct pre-board passenger screening, carry-on and checked luggage and accessible property screening to prevent prohibited items from entering the sterile area of the airport.

Smiths Detection, Inc.

Approved: August 27, 2009 | Expires: August 31, 2013

Smiths Detection, Inc. provides Smiths Detection Service Operations. The Technology is a set of services provided to maintain the explosive trace and X-ray scanning/screen and surveillance and sensor systems used at many venues. The Technology includes in-house services such as: management of maintenance services, spare parts, and technical support. It also includes on-site services such as: system installation, preventive maintenance, and operator training.

International Business Machines Corporation

Approved: August 21, 2009 | Expires: September 30, 2014

International Business Machines Corporation provides the Risk Assessment Platform (RAP). The Technology combines commercial-off-the-shelf hardware and software, proprietary software, commercial data, and associated services. This system can provide authentication and risk assessment information to the United States Government Customer for analysis and possible action regarding terrorist threats. The Technology also includes consulting, customer workshops, user education, and training.

L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc.

Approved: August 20, 2009 | Expires: September 30, 2014

L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc., provides Document Authentication. The Technology comprises a suite of hardware and software products that, taken together, allow for the acquisition of information contained in personal identity documents and comparison of the information against relevant document databases. The Technology is used to aid in screening and authenticating a variety of identity documents such as might be presented to gain access to secure areas or information. Included in the Technology are software and document database upgrades as well as product-related technical documents, training materials, and manuals.

American Physical Security Group, LLC

Approved: August 13, 2009 | Expires: September 30, 2014

American Physical Security Group, LLC, provides American Anti Ram™. The Technology is a product line of active and passive perimeter vehicle barricades intended to delay unauthorized entry into protected facilities. The Technology includes beams, gates, wedge and plate barriers, and bollards as well as the related installation, operation, and maintenance manuals. All barricades included in the Technology perform to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security Standard SD-STD-02.01, Revision A (March 2003).

SAFRAN USA, Inc. and GE Homeland Protection, Inc.

Approved: July 30, 2009 | Expires: October 30, 2010

SAFRAN USA, Inc. and GE Homeland Protection, Inc. (f/k/a GE Invision, Inc.) , provide the CTX™ explosive detection systems — the CTX 9000 DSi™, CTX 5500 DS™, CTX 2500™, CTX 9400 DSi TM, and CTX 9800 DSiTM. The Technology also includes corrective and preventive maintenance services and operator training. This Designation and Certification.

SAFRAN USA, Inc. and GE Homeland Protection, Inc.

Approved: July 30, 2009 | Expires: September 30, 2010

SAFRAN USA, Inc. and GE Homeland Protection, Inc. (f/k/a GE Invision, Inc.), provide the EntryScan3 and the EntryScan3-e which is a non-intrusive walkthrough portal that rapidly detects explosives concealed on the human body or residue contamination on the body from handling explosives. The Technology also includes training and maintenance services.

SAFRAN USA, Inc. and GE Homeland Protection, Inc.

Approved: July 30, 2009 | Expires: September 30, 2010

SAFRAN USA, Inc. and GE Homeland Protection, Inc. (f/k/a GE Invision, Inc.) provide the Itemiser2, Itemiser3, Itemiser FX, and Itemiser DX, which are portable, lightweight, desktop trace detectors that enable the detection of microscopic particles of a broad range of explosives that remain on clothing, luggage, ID cards, or any other targeted surface in which explosives might be handled. The Technology also includes training and maintenance services.

AdVnt Biotechnologies, LLC

Approved: May 05, 2009 | Expires: June 30, 2014

AdVnt Biotechnologies, LLC, provides Biowarfare Screening Assays. The Technology includes Biowarfare Agent Detection Devices (BADD™) and the Pro Strips Rapid Screening System™ kit, both of which are immunochromatography-based assays used to screen for the presence of biothreat agents. Each assay provides a one-time use capability and is designed to presumptively identify one or more biothreat agents, including Anthrax, Ricin toxin, Botulinum toxin, Plague (Yersinia pestis), and/or SEB (Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B).