New Contract Award Vehicle Screening Solution – Asia

New Contract Award Vehicle Screening Solution – Asia
Westminster Group Plc supplier of system solutions and products to the security, defence, fire protection and safety markets worldwide, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Westminster International Ltd has secured a new contract for the supply of a high technology vehicle screening system to be used to protect an extensive border security project in Asia.

The contract is valued at approximately $2.6m, it is to provide specialist vehicle screening equipment.

Westminster will install this system and also provide comprehensive operator training in country.

The system will enable screening of trucks and vehicles crossing a border to detect illegal cargo and contents such as drugs, weapons, explosives, human trafficking and other contraband.

Following the initial installation, once proven, the intention is to extend the programme to provide similar solutions covering numerous other border crossings in the country concerned.

Due to the sophistication of the equipment involved, once delivered there is also further potential for ongoing recurring revenue of each installation via a multi-year maintenance agreements.

Commenting on the contract award Peter Fowler, Chief Executive of Westminster Group, said:

“I am delighted to announce this latest multi-million USD contract award to protect an important new governmental customer’s borders within Asia. The contract is significant both in terms of the country concerned and the potential size of the follow on business once the initial project is proven.

“This is a further validation of our business model of building our network of agents and investor partners and in providing niche products and large scale integrated solutions, via our Technology Division, to governments and major corporations within the Middle East, Africa and Asia.”