TITLE

Security blanket will foil aircraft bombers

AUTHOR(S)
Coghlan, Andy
PUB. DATE
November 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/30/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1797, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the development of a reinforced blanket by explosives specialists in the U.S. Attempt to foil terrorists from planting bombs in aircrafts; Estimate of accident investigators; Benefits of the widespread use of reinforced blankets .
ACCESSION #
10553174

 

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