SCANNA to provide Counter IED Support for 2014 Brazil World Cup


Scanna MSC ltd won a significant contract to provide a number of their Portable x-ray systems to Brazil in support of the 2014 Soccer World Cup. SCANNA’s portable x-ray systems provide a safe and effective method for the investigation of suspect packages, IED’s, Forensic search and Special Operations.

The contract worth in excess of $3.4 million US includes the provision of equipment, training, local maintenance and service support and will be used by both the Federal and Military Police. The equipment has already been delivered and training completed in advance of the recent Confederations Football Cup and Papal visit.

A spokesman from Special Security Secretary for Major Events said “We are delighted with the SCANNA solution; which provides us with a very reliable and capable portable x-ray system which fully meets with our requirements. The equipment has been well received by the End Users who will use the equipment at the forthcoming World Cup and Olympics.”

SCANNA Sales and Marketing Director Paul Taylor comments: “The security of high profile events is important and we are therefore delighted to be able to support the Brazilian Authorities in this way. It is a great honour to be associated with such high-profile events as the 2014 Soccer World Cup and Olympics.”

SCANNA MSC Limited is a UK Based company which specialises in the production of threat screening and detection systems.

For more information please contact Kirstine Wilson, Tel +44 (0)207 355 3555 or email:


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