Fido X3 News

Sign up now: Fido X4 Handheld ETD Webinar

18th September 2020

FLIR is offering two free webinars in September, focused on providing information about the Fido X4 Handheld ETD. Read more here. 


Identify potential explosive threats with Fido X2 & X3 explosive trace detectors

31st October 2018

FLIR's Fido X2 and X3 explosive trace detectors can help you to identify potential threats from suspect packages. With the recent events in the USA, with explosive packages being sent to political figures, it is now imperative to be able to identify potential threats from suspect packages. Click to find out how you can with X2 and X3. 


A special feature in CBNW XPLOSIVE

27th September 2018

Southern Scientific's CBRNe specialist, James Tomlinson, has written a feature for CBNW Xplosive magazine. Click to read the article.


No Pyro, No party

19th October 2017

Stop the party with the FLIR Fido X2 and X3. The number of pyrotechnics being brought into football stadiums is a rapidly growing 


Probably the best defensive line-up in the country

13th June 2017

Maintaining a high level of security at major entertainment venues - such as football stadiums - has always been a challenge, but with the threat level continuing to rise, the need to take additional preventative measures is becoming more apparent.


See us at Security & Policing 2017

3rd March 2017

Southern Scientific will be exhibiting on stand A29 at Security & Policing 2017 in Farnborough from the 7th to the 9th March.


See us at the CBRN International event in Coventry

13th February 2017

Southern Scientific will be exhibiting at the forthcoming CBRN International event at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.


Selecting the right ETD tool for the job

8th August 2016

Security teams depend more than ever on proactive and preventative technologies in the war on terror. Handheld explosives trace detectors (ETDs) provide the portable screening capability needed to take the security mission mobile. With all the choice available, how do you select the right handheld ETD for your mission? It is an important decision.


Meeting the challenge of current and future threats

31st March 2016

TATP explosive was used in the November attack in Paris and 15 kg was found in the home of the Belgium bombers. It is powerful, readily made with over the counter chemical and has been the explosive of choice of ISIL.