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Rapiscan Systems Joins National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security

April 2, 2014

Center Tests Rapiscan Metor 6WP Metal Detector for Certification for Use at Major League Sporting Events and Other Venues

Torrance, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014

Rapiscan Systems, Inc., a leading global supplier of security inspection systems, today announced it has joined the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) as a corporate member.

Established in 2006 at the University of Southern Mississippi, NCS4 is the world leader in addressing potential threats and risks to safety and security at sporting events. The organization supports the advancement of sports safety and security through training, professional development, academic programs and research.

As a corporate member, Rapiscan will have the opportunity to provide strategic guidance, assistance and advice pertaining to critical sports safety and security issues and trends. Rapiscan is a leading provider of event security solutions, having provided people and baggage screening solutions for the London Olympic Games, the Vancouver Winter Olympics and the 2010 FIFA Worldcup.

Though the membership is new, Rapiscan’s has long held NCS4 in high regard. In fact, Rapiscan’s Metor 6WP walk-through metal detector is currently undergoing testing by the institution’s laboratory. By taking the appropriate steps for the detector to be certified, Rapiscan hopes to provide professional and collegiate events with an alternative solution for their people screening needs.

“Sporting event security remains top of mind for athletes, spectators, and organizations like Major League Baseball (MLB), which recently announced a new requirement for security screening at each of its stadiums,” said Ajay Mehra, president of Rapiscan Systems. “Rapiscan is proud to join a one-of-a-kind institution like NCS4 and to have our solutions tested by its laboratory. Providing event venues like MLB stadiums with the best security alternatives and the strongest security assurances improves the sporting experience for everyone.”

The Metor 6WP is a state-of-the-art metal detector that combines advanced metal detection technology with a practical, waterproof design. Designed for both permanent and temporary installations, the Metor 6WP can be assembled and disassembled in five minutes with no tools required, making it ideal for event security screening. Additionally, with enhanced discrimination features, the Metor 6WP is well suited for screening large groups of people without creating long lines or extended wait times.

About Rapiscan Systems

Rapiscan Systems, Inc., a division of OSI Systems, Inc., is a leading global supplier of security inspection solutions utilizing X-ray and gamma-ray imaging, and advanced threat identification techniques such as neutron and diffraction analysis. The company's products are sold into four market segments: Baggage and Parcel Inspection, Cargo and Vehicle Inspection, Hold Baggage Screening and People Screening. The company has an installed base globally of more than 90,000 security and inspection systems. The Rapiscan Systems product line is manufactured at four locations and supported by a global support service network. As the world's leading security screening provider, Rapiscan Systems provides state of the art products, solutions and services that meet our customers' most demanding threat detection needs — while improving their operational efficiency. For more information, visit http://www.rapiscansystems.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements relate to the Company's current expectations, beliefs, projections and similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts and are not guarantees of future performance. Forward-looking statements involve uncertainties, risks, assumptions and contingencies, many of which are outside the Company's control, that may cause actual results to differ materially from those described in or implied by any forward-looking statement, for example, without limitation, the future demand for Rapiscan Metor metal detectors or for any metal detectors in general. All forward-looking statements are based on currently available information and speak only as of the date on which they are made. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement made in this press release that becomes untrue because of subsequent events, new information or otherwise, except to the extent it is required to do so in connection with its ongoing requirements under Federal securities laws. For a further discussion of these and other factors that could cause the Company's future results to differ materially from any forward-looking statements, see the section entitled "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2013 and other risks described in documents filed by the Company from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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