Mobile Z Backscatter® cargo and vehicle screening system

The ZBV® is the most maneuverable, versatile, and successful cargo and vehicle screening system on the market. Its easy-to-interpret Z Backscatter® image quickly and clearly reveals threats like explosives, drugs, currency, and trade-fraud items such as alcohol and cigarettes—even in high-throughput environments like border crossings and security checkpoints.


Top selling cargo and vehicle screening system deployed in 65 countries

ZBV image revealing smuggled alcohol, hidden to avoid paying duties

ZBV line accomodates the diverse needs of customers

ZBV S-Class is the newest addition to the ZBV line

Border officials uncovered a smuggler attempting to hide currency

ZBV R-Class with 4WD and crew cab for extra space

ZBV with Tx-View Option


  • Proven, reliable in the toughest environments (hot, cold, sand, war zone) with greater than 95% operational availability
  • Fully mobile, small footprint, self-contained, and operational within minutes of arrival on site
  • Provides complete field of view of vehicles of all heights, including the tires
  • Scan Speeds: up to 10 km/h (6 mph)
  • Available in several models to meet customer needs
  • Optional Tx-View trailer allows ZBV operators to simultaneously acquire dual-energy transmission images and photo-like Z Backscatter images of scanned vehicles for enhanced detection of threats and contraband