A part of Smiths Group, Smiths Detection offers advanced integrated security solutions for customers in the civil and military markets worldwide. It is one of the leading technology developers and manufacturers of sensors that detect and identify explosives, chemical and biological agents and weapons in the United States. The company specializes in threat detection and screening technologies for transportation, homeland security and resilience applications. It provides government-regulated technology products for security experts and governments worldwide. Smiths Detection s advanced technology security solutions include trace detection equipment and X-ray screening systems. It offers airport X-ray systems for the detection of illegal and dangerous items and explosives. The company provides a specialist software supply business for the management of large sensor and video surveillance networks. Smiths Group delivers products and services for the medical devices, energy and communications markets worldwide. The group employs more than 20,000 people in over 50 countries.