To enable training on combating attack, sabotage and theft of nuclear materials to be as realistic as possible, the center now has a range of security systems typical of current nuclear installations. Key recent acquisitions included Geutebruck's re_porter and GeViScope video security platforms. These have been integrated with a large number of other third party systems, including person and vehicle access control systems and a variety of different intruder and perimeter detection facilities, to simulate the complex systems used in nuclear plants.
"Besides always being networkable and open for integration," explains Lev Datsenko, Geutebruck's regional manager for Eastern Europe. "Geutebruck systems are particularly suitable for this kind of application because of their excellent video and alarm management characteristics which ensure that operators have complete control of
|Guests at the official opening had the opportunity to view the new Obninsk training facilities|
Geutebruck's own high speed, high precision Argus pan and tilt system was also on the IAEA's shopping list for the Obninsk outdoor training area. There it is equipped with a color camera and an IR spotlight, but other customers use it with a CCD camera and a thermal imaging camera for spotting intruders in fog and smoke as well as all round the clock.
At the official opening guests had the opportunity to view the new indoor and outdoor training and testing grounds and the array of new state-of-the-art security equipment from manufacturers in Canada, Israel, Italy, Japan, France, Germany, Russia, UK and the USA.