ARIN X-ray baggage control devices, produced by ASELSAN with domestic and national resources, started to be used at Gaziantep Airport.
According to a written statement from ASELSAN, ARIN X-ray baggage control devices have been added to the security systems product family of the company, which continues its breakthroughs in civilian areas in the light of Turkey’s vision of technological independence.
The company’s X-ray devices were put into use with the mass opening ceremony held by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Gaziantep. President Erdoğan, who examined the locally and nationally produced device on site, received information about the features of the product.
X-ray baggage control devices are of critical importance in ensuring the security of many facilities such as airports, ports, border gates, customs, government buildings. Newly developed devices were delivered to the General Directorate of State Airports Administration in 18 units to be used at Gaziantep Airport.
ARIN X-ray baggage control devices, developed locally by ASELSAN and HTR in a short period of 11 months with national resources, can distinguish organic, inorganic, metal substances and display in 6 colors according to the effective atomic number.
The devices have automatic explosive detection, high-density region imaging, high-density alarm, density zoom capability (color and black-and-white), organic scraping, automatic geometric and radiometric correction function, an expandable fictional threat library with camera monitoring of tunnel entrances and exits.
Within the scope of the project, it is planned to deliver 12 ASELSAN ARIN X-ray baggage control devices to the new terminal building of Tokat Airport in 2022.
“Another national success story”
Haluk Görgün, Chairman of the Board of Directors and General Manager of ASELSAN, whose views are included in the statement, stated that the system is a national success story and said, “Congratulations to Gaziantep and our country with our ARIN X-ray baggage control devices, which ASELSAN engineers have developed in a short time with national resources. Wherever there is high technology, ASELSAN ‘s national signature will continue to be there.” made its assessment.