As Germany took over the G7 Presidency in January 2022, the 48th G7 summit was held from 26 to 28 June 2022 in Schloss Elmau, Krün in the Bavarian Alps, Germany for the second time.
The extensive security measures for the summit were coordinated by the German Federal Criminal Police (BKA) and executed by a team of officers from the Federal Police, Customs and the BKA itself, utilizing a whole portfolio of the most advanced screening, detection- and surveillance-technologies available on the market.
For trace detection of explosives, the BKA chose the Bruker Optics DE-tector flex, a state-of-the-art system for explosives trace detection, widely used by security forces all around the globe. Bruker Optics supplied 5 DE-tector flex instruments to the BKA, who used the systems to screen a wide variety of incoming goods, persons and vehicles before admission to the secured area around Schloss Elmau where the world leaders gathered to discuss some of the most important topics in global politics.
This was the second time that the reliable Bruker detection systems were chosen to protect the world leaders’ summit, the first being at the G7 in Germany in 2015. We at Bruker are proud to provide continuous support and reliable technology to the German security forces and help them in making such high-level meetings safe and secure.