Transportation Security Administration Qualifies Morpho Detection’s X-ray Systems for Air Cargo Screening

Newark, Calif. – Nov. 1, 2010 - Morpho Detection, Inc., part of Morpho – Safran group's security business – today announced the addition of six models of its HRX Series X-ray screening system product line to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Air Cargo Screening Qualified Technology List.

The Morpho Detection HRX Series offers aviation customers an array of cost-effective options to meet new federal screening requirements for air cargo, including the August 2010 mandate that 100 percent of cargo transported on passenger aircraft be screened to a degree consistent with security requirements for passengers' checked bags.

"Air cargo businesses now have a new range of quality, TSA-compliant screening options for custom solutions to their specific X-ray system needs," said Dennis Cooke, president and CEO, Morpho Detection, Inc. "Morpho Detection's qualified technology-listed HRX X-ray systems are specifically designed to meet the demanding air cargo industry requirements."

For more information regarding Morpho Detection's HRX Series or other Morpho Detection products, please visit www.morpho.com/detection.

About Morpho Detection, Inc.
Morpho Detection, Inc. – part of Morpho, a business of the Safran group (PAR: SAF) – is a leading supplier of explosives and narcotics and chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) detection systems for government, military, air and ground transportation, first responder, critical infrastructure and other high-risk organizations. Morpho Detection integrates computed tomography (CT), Raman Spectroscopy, trace (ITMS™ technology), X-ray and X-ray Diffraction technologies into solutions that can make security activities more accurate, productive and efficient. With industry-leading products such as the Itemiser® DX trace detection system, the CTX line of explosive detection systems (EDS), and the StreetLab® Mobile hand-held chemical and biological substance identification unit, Morpho Detection's solutions are deployed to help protect people and property in some of the most important and sensitive world locations.

Steve Hill
Morpho Detection, Inc
+1-503-705-4172
steve.hill@morphodetection.com