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OSI Systems Supports U.S. Customs and Border Protection for Record Methamphetamine Seizure at a U.S. Port of Entry

OSI Systems, Inc. (the “Company” or “OSI Systems”) (NASDAQ: OSIS) today announced that a non-intrusive inspection system from the Company’s Security division was used to detect six and a half tons of methamphetamine in a tractor-trailer truck at the Eagle Pass Port of Entry, the largest such seizure ever at a U.S. port of entry.

On February 18, 2024, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer at the Camino Real International Bridge referred a truck manifesting a shipment of chemicals designated for agricultural use to secondary inspection, which resulted in a canine examination and a scan with the Company’s Z Portal® System. The scan revealed anomalies in the cargo and CBP officers subsequently discovered the narcotics, which had a street value of $117 million.

“This gargantuan methamphetamine seizure, the largest ever taken down by CBP officers at a port of entry, uniquely illustrates the serious narcotics threat our officers face on a daily basis and their effectiveness at utilizing our technological enforcement tools, expertise and experience to zero-in on these threats,” said Director, Field Operations, Donald Kusser, Laredo Field Office. “This seizure exemplifies our officers’ steadfast commitment to advancing CBP’s priority border security mission while facilitating lawful trade and travel.”

OSI Systems’ Chairman and CEO, Deepak Chopra, commented, “We are proud to support U.S. CBP and their critical homeland security mission with effective non-intrusive inspection systems that make a difference in the fight against drug trafficking.”

The Rapiscan Systems | AS&E Z Portal is a high-throughput, drive-through inspection system used to inspect trucks and cargo with Z Backscatter technology, which preferentially highlights organic threats and contraband, including narcotics. U.S. CBP has widely deployed Z Portal systems at various U.S. border ports of entry.

Rapiscan Systems and AS&E are subsidiaries of OSI Systems, Inc. and are leading global providers of security inspection solutions, equipment and services for aviation, ports, rail, customs and border protection, event security, critical infrastructure, public facilities, and law enforcement customers.

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About OSI Systems

OSI Systems is a vertically integrated designer and manufacturer of specialized electronic systems and components for critical applications in the homeland security, healthcare, defense, and aerospace industries. The Company combines more than 40 years of electronics engineering and manufacturing experience with offices and production facilities in more than a dozen countries to implement a strategy of expansion into selective end-product markets. For more information on OSI Systems or any of its subsidiary companies, visit News Filter: OSIS-G

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