Japan Post Awards $2.6 Million to Astrophysics, Inc

Japan Post Service Co., Ltd. (Japan Post) awarded Astrophysics, Inc. a contract for delivery of seventy-one (71) X-ray units starting in January 2017. Japan Post is a post, logistics and courier service based in Tokyo, and will be replacing older X-ray units with new Astrophysics systems.

The X-ray units will be installed at post offices in sixty (60) Japanese cities and will scan parcels and mail traveling throughout the country.

Regarding the award, Astrophysics, Inc. CEO Francois Zayek stated: \"We are proud to be given the opportunity to protect the facilities of Japan Post Service Co., Ltd. and are confident that the security systems they have purchased will fulfill perfectly their specific mission in securing their postal and logistics services.\"

Astrophysics, Inc. is a Southern California-based world leader in X-ray security scanners that help make hidden threats visible. Operators in 138 countries use the advanced scanning and color imaging features to detect contraband hidden within objects ranging from suitcases to cargo containers. Astrophysics machines are assembled in the U.S. and designed to secure diverse locations that include transportation facilities, critical infrastructure, and ports and borders.

Tags: Security, Threat, Contract

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