Mistral Group displayed various drug and explosives identification kits at LAAD 2013.
Through a Mistral Group subsidiary, Mistral Detection, various drug detection and identification kits were highlighted including aerosol and Pentest capable of identifying over 20 various drug types or other illicit substances. Mistral’s kits can detect drug residues that cannot be seen by the naked eye.
Similar kits used for the detection and identification of explosives are Expray and ExPens. Used extensively by coalition forces during theIraqandAfghanistanwars, Mistral Detection’s Expray is recognized as the most widely used field test kit in the world. These simple to use products are designed for pre or post blast investigations; they can detect and identify 99% of the explosives on the FBI threat list, including home-made explosives.