New security system
KARACHI, Sept 12 2005,
The Under Vehicle Checking System (UVIS) has started
functioning at the Karachi International Airport, said a news
release issued here on Monday.
The UVIS has recently
been procured from Singapore and handed over by
the local representative of M/s AEI, USA and M/s
TeleRadio (Pte) Ltd, to the ASF.
The system produces a
clear and detailed colour image of the entire undercarriage in
a few seconds. This system can also detect explosives hidden
in the vehicle.
After thorough testing from Sept 2 to
10, the system has now been fully operative for the first time
at the Karachi International Airport.
to operate the system, the ASF staff got training by foreign
The ASF is also planning to
install the same system at the Lahore and Islamabad airports, said the