VACIS

AcronymDefinition
VACISVehicle and Cargo Inspection System (gamma-ray imaging system made by SAIC)
VACISVictorian Ambulance Clinical Information System (Metropolitan Ambulance Service, Victoria, Australia)
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Un colloquio con Gabriele Vacis su Supplici a Portopalo", Engramma, n.78.
Curino's last words are a formal and poetic homage to the care work that Sacerdoti and Revel cultured: "Se dal morbido, femminile passo di Elvira / se dallo sguardo affettuoso di Luisa, [...] Se da quella linea materna dell'imparare a / Guardare, Sentire, Ascoltare, / E arrivata una storia cosi, / Tanto vale tentare, / Adesso, Imparare, / A educare i bambini cosi, / Attorno a questo / fuoco" (Curino and Vacis, Camillo Olivetti 96-97).
"Since 1994, SAIC has provided hundreds of VACIS systems in fixed and mobile configurations to military forces, customs agencies and other security organizations around the world," said Alex Preston, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.
SAIC makes a variety of products for radiation detection, from the VACIS (Vehicle and Cargo Inspection System), which contains a non-invasive gamma-ray imaging system, to RPMs with gamma ray and neutron detectors and pocket-sized PRDs.
The mobile VACIS, as the device is known, is smaller and lighter than the Eagle, making it easier to deploy.
As reported in the Wall Street Journal, the port of Hong Kong is currently testing the scanning of 100 percent of containers exported through the port with the Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) VACIS technology (see below).
With: Beppe Rosso, Marco Revelli Gabriele Vacis, Valentino Castellani, Giovanni Moretti, Angelo D'Orsi, Massimo Novelli, Sergio Cusani, Stefania Pepe.
Because these VACIS exams will undoubtedly reveal anomalies on occasion, some of these high-risk containers will receive a time consuming physical inspection.
Paolini, Marco, & Gabriele Vacis The Story of Vajont ed.
The Birds, Aristophanes; music: Banda Osiris and Paolo Pizzimenti; dir: Gabriele Vacis. Jun 27-30.
Amman, April 14 (Petra) -- Jordan, on Tuesday, received a Mobile Vehicle and Cargo Inspection System (Mobile VACIS) provided by the U.S.