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In The News
January 17, 2023

From the ground up, X-rays scan vehicles for contraband at border checkpoints

Border Report takes a closer look at Viken Detection, a Massachusetts-based company supplying the federal government with X-ray scanners that are being deployed at checkpoints along the Southwest border to detect illegal drugs and weapons in vehicles. Read More

December 28, 2022

Greater Boston company deploys under-vehicle scanners to catch fentanyl, human traffickers at US border

Fox Business takes an in-depth look at the deployment of Viken’s Osprey under vehicle X-ray scanners at the U.S. southern border. Read More

October 22, 2022

Admiral Craig Faller Joins Viken Detection’s Board of Directors

Viken Detection today announced that Admiral Craig Faller has been appointed to its board of directors. Craig Faller is a retired four-star United States Navy Admiral with nearly four decades of global leadership experience. Faller most recently led United States Southern Command where he was responsible for U.S. military operations in Latin America and the Caribbean with the primary objective of forging strong security partnerships. He has served in the Middle East and Indo-Pacific regions both on large staffs and in Command of a United States Navy Carrier Strike Group and two warships. Read More

October 18, 2022

Viken’s Lead Paint Analyzer Approved by US NRC for Use Without Licensing

Viken Detection today announced that the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), after rigorous review, has approved Viken’s lead paint analyzer for license-exempt sales and use. Viken’s lead paint analyzer meets the NRC’s highest standards of safety for use by members of the public without any additional licensing controls. With the exemption, our customers can now save on costly and time-consuming licensing and reciprocity fees and are no longer required to perform routine leak testing. Read More

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