WILMINGTON, Mass., Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a leading manufacturer of explosives trace detection (ETD) and drugs trace detection solutions for homeland security applications, announced today its QS-B220 desktop explosives and drugs trace detector has won the 2014 GSN Homeland Security Award for "Best Explosives Detection Solution". This marks the second year in a row that the QS-B220 has been given this award.
The GSN Homeland Security Awards are sponsored by Government Security News, a leading publisher of government and homeland security news. Hundreds of nominations were submitted by leading vendors of IT and physical security products and federal, state, county, and municipal government agencies, highlighting their most noteworthy programs and projects.
"This has been quite the month for Implant Sciences and the QS-B220. Two weeks ago we signed an Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity contract for up to $162 million with the federal government and received the largest order in Company history for the product, while last week we won the GSN award for the second consecutive year. These events confirm our belief that the QS-B220 defines the new standard in explosives trace detection with industry-leading accuracy, speed, and operational efficiency," stated Implant Sciences' President and CEO, Glenn D. Bolduc.
About the QS-B220 Desktop Explosives and Drugs Trace Detector
The QS-B220 uses Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS) to rapidly detect and identify trace amounts of a wide variety of military, commercial, and homemade explosives as well as illicit drugs. With significantly lower maintenance requirements than competing systems, the QS-B220 can be deployed for a much lower total cost of ownership than other approved products. Featuring a radioactive material-free design, push-button maintenance and diagnostics, and a patented inCal™ internal automatic calibration system, the QS-B220 brings new levels of performance and convenience to desktop trace detection users with unsurpassed ease of use.
About Implant Sciences
Implant Sciences is a leader in developing and manufacturing advanced detection capabilities to counter and eliminate the ever-evolving threats from explosives and drugs. The Company's team of dedicated trace detection experts has developed proprietary technologies used in its commercial products, thousands of which have been sold across more than 50 countries worldwide. Implant Sciences is only the third manufacturer, and the sole American-owned company, to currently have an ETD system named as a Qualified Product by the US Transportation Security Administration. The Company's ETDs have received approvals and certifications from several international regulatory agencies including the TSA in the U.S., ECAC in Europe, STAC in France, the German Ministry of the Interior, and the Ministry of Public Safety in China. For two consecutive years in 2013 and 2014 it received the GSN Homeland Security Award for "Best Explosives Detection Solution". All Implant Sciences products are recognized as Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technologies by the Department of Homeland Security. For further details on the Company and its products, please visit the Company's website at www.implantsciences.com.
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This press release may contain certain "forward-looking statements," as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the risks that we will be required to repay all of our indebtedness to our secured lenders by March 31, 2015; if we are unable to satisfy our obligations to our secured lenders and to raise additional capital to fund operations, our lenders may seize our assets and our business may fail; we continue to incur substantial operating losses and may never be profitable; our independent registered public accounting firm has expressed substantial doubt as to our ability to continue as a going concern; there is no guaranty that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) or any other U.S. or foreign government and law enforcement agencies or commercial consumers will purchase any of our explosives detection products or that any new products we may develop will be accepted by the TSA or by such other governments, agencies or consumers; economic, political and other risks associated with international sales and operations could adversely affect our sales; liability claims related to our products or our handling of hazardous materials could damage our reputation and have a material adverse effect on our financial results; our business is subject to intense competition; our markets are subject to rapid technology change and our success will depend on our ability to develop and introduce new products; we may not be able to retain our management and key employees or identify, hire and retain additional personnel as needed; we may not be able to enforce our patent and other intellectual property rights or operate without infringing on the proprietary rights of others; and other risks and uncertainties described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most recent Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. Such statements are based on management's current expectations and assumptions which could differ materially from the forward-looking statements.
Implant Sciences Corporation
Glenn Bolduc, CEO
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