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Nuctech (威视股份) is a company created in 1997 as an offshoot of Tsinghua University.[1] The company was headed by Hu Haifeng, son of then General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Hu Jintao until 2008.[2] The current chairman of Nuctech is Rong Yonglin.


Nuctech X-Ray scanner truck

Nuctech Company Limited manufactures security inspection products. It offers cargo and vehicle inspection, baggage and parcel inspection, personnel screening, explosives and narcotics detection, liquid inspection, radioactive substances monitoring, applied irradiation, and integrated solutions.[buzzword] The company also provides online consulting and after-sales services. It serves customs and border, aviation, rail transportation, law enforcement, event security, critical infrastructure, environment protection, and prison markets internationally. [3]


Nuctech Company Limited was founded in 1997 and is based in Beijing, the company was formerly known as Nuclear Technology Company Ltd. and changed its name to Nuctech Company Limited in March 2002.

Nuctech Company Limited originating out of Tsinghua University, Beijing, is a security inspection product manufacturer and security solutions[buzzword] supplier specializing in own-brand radiation imaging equipment. NUCTECH’s products have been sold to more than 130 countries and regions in five continents, covering the fields of civil aviation, Customs, urban subways, railways, highways, ports and buildings and facilities


2018 Nuctech[edit]

In Buenos Aires 2018[edit]

On October 31, 2018 NUCTECH provided the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires with nearly 300 sets of security inspection equipment, including baggage inspection systems, handheld detectors and other devices. T [5]

In United States 2018[edit]

On October 17, 2018 NUCTECH Provided The full body Scanners, similar to what passengers go through at airport security, are located in the main booking area and at the entrance for inmates who have permission to leave the jail for work, job training or medical appointments. [6]

In Indonesia 2018[edit]

On September 11, 2018 NUCTECH was the security equipment supplier at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. [7]

2017 Nuctech[edit]

In Turkey 2017[edit]

On December 29, 2017 The new airport terminal will use Nuctech-made equipment and system to inspect carry-ons and checked baggage, which, according to the Chinese company, will have a capacity to handle 200 million passengers annually when all phases of the construction are completed. Yusuf Akcayoglu, CEO of Istanbul Grand Airport Construction, expressed his pleasure to have Nuctech on board, as his team is aiming at making the new airport the world's most attractive one in terms of not only geography but also technology. [8]

In China 2017[edit]

On September 8, 2017 Nuctech commenced the security mission for the BRICS Summit, after the security mission at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.

Nuctech provided both solutions[buzzword] and equipment to the summit including x-ray Dual-View Inspection Systems, Mobile Container/Vehicle Inspection Systems, Handheld Explosives Trace Detectors, Raman Liquid Inspection Systems, Identity Verification Systems, Vehicle Radiation Portal Monitors, Pedestrian Radiation Portal Monitors, and so on. Nuctech had a professional maintenance team stand by in case of any emergency. [9]

2016 Nuctech[edit]

In Brazil 2016[edit]

On July 29, 2016 Over 250 Nuctech security scanners have been installed for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The scanners will be responsible for 90 percent of security checks at the Rio Games and acceptance testing by Brazil Judiciary.[10]

2015 Nuctech[edit]

In Côte d’Ivoire 2015[edit]

On December 1, 2015 Côte d'Ivoire has acquired two mobile X-ray scanners to boost the efficiency of its customs services. A first for the country, which intends to fight against fraud (and illegal products) and facilitate customs operations in order to optimize the mobilization of its internal resources.[11]

2009 Nuctech[edit]

In China 2009[edit]

On July 21, 2009 Nuctech representative Yang Fan (杨帆) and two Namibians, Teckla Lameck and Jerobeam Mokaxwa, were arrested after Namibia’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) discovered that a US$12.8 million down payment on 13 scanners had been diverted to a firm called Teko Trading owned by the two Namibians.[2] Namibia prosecutors accuse them of joining in a bribery scheme that secured a $55.3 million contract in May 2008 to install Nuctech scanners at customs inspection points across Namibia.[2] Other sources report the contract to be worth $69 million.[12]

Netizens in China were blocked from accessing stories about the son of Hu Jintao in the wake of the scandal. Leading Chinese web portals, Sina and NetEase, could not be opened for several hours after they posted reports about the company linked to Hu Haifeng.[12] The report related to Hu Haifeng had been deleted from both web sites when their technology sections came back online.[13] An industry insider who declined to give his name said that both Sina and Netease were likely to face official sanctions.[13] Neither company confirmed that the sites had been blocked by the authorities or that their blockage was linked to any content. A customer service executive at said the site had experienced technical problems.[13]

In Namibia[edit]

General Martin Shalli was a veteran fighter for Namibian independence, who joined SWAPO in 1974, having undergone training in the former Soviet Union.[12] After the corruption case, he was suspended by Namibian president Hifikepunye Pohamba for allegedly having millions of Namibian dollars transferred to him through Nuctech.[14] No details were given on the probe, but the Namibian daily reported possible links between Shalli and a Chinese company that supplies the Namibia Defence Force.[14]

2006 Nuctech[edit]

In China[edit]

The company has risen to become one of the world's top providers of security scanning equipment, supplying about 50 nations. In late 2006 the company won a contract to install advanced scanners at all 147 of China's airports to detect potentially dangerous liquids.[1] In December 2006 the contract to supply China's airports with security scanners caused concern following the August 2006 Britain-originated plot to blow up aircraft in mid-air.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b "" Graft Inquiry in Namibia Finds Clues in China . Retrieved on 2009-07-27.
  2. ^ a b c "" China Internet blackout linked to leader's son. Retrieved on 2009-07-27.
  3. ^“[1]."Company Overview of Nuctech Company Limited. Retrieved on 2018-11-02.
  4. ^“[2]." Company Profile Introduction. Retrieved on 2018-11-02.
  5. ^ “[3]." NUCTECH Supported the Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018. Retrieved on 2018-10-31.
  6. ^ “[4]." Dane County Jail acquires body scanners to screen for contraband. Retrieved on 2018-10-17.
  7. ^ “[5]."NUCTECH provided security equipment and services for the 2018 Asian Games. Retrieved on 2018-09-11.
  8. ^“[6]."Istanbul new airport to use Nuctech-made inspection equipment. Retrieved on 2017-12-29.
  9. ^“[7]."Istanbul new airport to use Nuctech-made inspection equipment. Retrieved on 2017-09-08.
  10. ^“[8]."Nuctech Finalizes Security Measures for 2016 Rio Olympics Ahead of Next Week's Site-Clearing. Retrieved on 2016-07-29.
  11. ^“[9]."La Côte d’Ivoire se dote de deux scanners mobiles pour renforcer le contrôle douanier. Retrieved on 2015-12-01.
  12. ^ a b c "Australian news." Namibian army sacking a new twist in Hu Jintao son's case. Retrieved on 2009-07-27.
  13. ^ a b c "" China Censors News of Hu's Son. Retrieved on 2009-07-27.
  14. ^ a b "Namibian president suspends defence chief", Retrieved on 2009-07-27.