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Astrophysics Inc. | X-Ray Screening Systems

MKDS is proud to be Astrophysics Authorized Dealer and Service provider in Canada for all Astrophysics X-Ray Screening systems. Astrophysics, Inc., headquartered in Southern California, is the new leader in conventional X-ray security technology. As a global engineering and manufacturing company, Astrophysics provides security screening solutions for aviation, air cargo, military, law enforcement and other mission-critical applications, for the detection of weapons, explosives and contraband. Astrophysics recent developments with the Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate, have propelled X-ray security scanner technology to new heights. All Astrophysics systems are made in the U.S. for the best in detection, performance and reliability.


Mail & Small Parcel

Compact & mobile systems for mailroom and small parcel inspection to detect contraband, narcotics and other threat materials.Astrophysics offers 5 products for this application with tunnel sizes ranging from 53.3 cm x 35.4 cm to 65.1 cm x 45.4 cm.


Checkpoint inspection of incoming personnel, visitor or traveler belongings, including backpacks, laptop bags and more.Astrophysics offers 8 products for this application, with tunnels ranging from 60cm x 40 cm to 77.5 cm x 58.3 cm.

Large Baggage

Inspection systems with an increased tunnel size for screening baggage, oversized luggage and large crates and parcels.Astrophysics offers 10 systems for this application, with tunnels ranging from 58.4 cm x 78.3 cm to 120 cm x 100 cm.


TSA qualified systems for cargo screening of boxes, freight and pallets. Dual view and high penetration systems are available.Astrophysics offers 14 products for this application, with tunnels ranging from 58.4cm x 78.3 cm to 180.3cm x 190cm.


Mobile screening solutions for quick and efficient security at borders, customs sites, entertainment and sporting events.Astrophysics offers 3 mobile systems featuring a built in x-ray system with a tunnel size of 100cm x 100cm.

vehicle screening

Vehicle screening solutions to protect our ports, border crossings and other entrances against threats and other illegal items.




MKDS provides the highest level of training for Screening instruments operation and program settings or how to use them to best identify the most concealed threats. We offer On-Site screening checkpoint classroom training (initial and recurrent) which includes hands-on and practical applications, and Computer-Based Training (CBT) that provides your students with hands-on video demonstrations, and Threat Detection Training which the OEM's do NOT provide

All Training aids used during the training perfectly simulate explosives byway of appearance, tactility, X-ray correctness, density, and effective atomic number (Zeff). This kind of realism packed together with the safety of these items makes these Training Aids invaluable to security officer education. LEARN MORE



"Very Professional, the instruction was very accurate with vital information. Excellent Course."

J.L.: Canadian Forces CBRN Academy

"Excellent course, well conducted by a very experienced trainer. To be recommended to all people that have to deal with CIED exploitation issues"

LtCol. E.P.: JFC Brunssum - NATO

"This course is an exceptional overview of WIT Team capabilities and requirements. It is a perfect course for anyone involved in the IED fight".

Major J.T. Palmer: US Army Europe

"Training was excellent. Thorough and current to today's threats. I would recommend it to the members of my unit"

Sgt. L.W.: 2 CER - Canadian Forces

"I found this course to be very informative and a great tool and information that can be utilized in the Field"

S.R.: Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)