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Liquid explosive detection systems (LEDS) for aviation security

Liquid explosive detection systems approved by Department for Transport for use in aviation security.

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Listing of the liquid explosive detection systems approved by the Department for Transport for use in aviation security.

The LEDS detect explosive material that is in liquid form.

Published 19 August 2013
Last updated 22 October 2020 + show all updates
  1. 2 new equipment configurations from Agilent Technologies (Previously: Cobalt Light Systems) have been added to the list. 2 new equipment configurations from Rapiscan have also been added.

  2. Rebrand of System Two to Veriteque USA, Inc including and from S2LETK to SwabTek LETK. Equipment configurations added for X-Ray Center, Veriteque USA, Inc, Kumahira Co. Ltd and Nuctech.

  3. New equipment configurations added from Kumahira and Smiths Detection.

  4. Equipment additions by Kumahira, Smith Detection and Nuctech.

  5. Equipment configurations added by Kumahira, Smiths Detection and Nuctech.

  6. New equipment is added from Nuctech and Smiths Detection.

  7. Approved liquid explosive detection systems list updated.

  8. List of approved liquid explosive detection systems for use in aviation security.

  9. List of approved liquid explosive detection systems updated.

  10. New security screening equipment for Liquid explosives detection systems (LEDS) updated.

  11. Security screening equipment approved in February 2016 by the European Civil Aviation Conference for liquids explosive detection systems.

  12. Amendments to the Liquid explosive detection systems.

  13. Updated with new equipment approved by the European Civil Aviation Conference.

  14. New equipment approved by the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) on 28 July 2015.

  15. Updated with new aviation security equipment recently approved for operation use by DfT and the European Civil Aviation Conference.

  16. Updated approved equipment list.

  17. First published.