Established in 1984, the company, has since that time, increased its activities and capabilities such that it is now one of the UK's leading independent suppliers of radiation instrumentation. Southern Scientific has been involved in Homeland Security projects in the UK, these include the supply of installed, mobile and handheld systems for the detection of special nuclear material (SNM) and other radioactive material at ports and airports, in vehicles or on pedestrians. Detection products for all areas of CBRNe are offered, with technology ranging from PCR, GCMS, backscatter x-ray imaging, to amplifying fluorescent polymers for explosives detection. Manufacturers we represent include FLIR, Nucsafe, TSA and Tetracore . Popular products include the identiFINDER, PRM470, Fido and Radhound. Southern Scientific provides contract on-site maintenance of installed equipment at over 80 sites in the UK. Southern also has an R&D team that is always open to ideas and possible collaborations.