TITLE

TSA Ready To Pilot Whole Body Imaging X-Ray Technology

AUTHOR(S)
Biesecker, Calvin
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Defense Daily;12/5/2006, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals the plan of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to start an airport pilot program of an x-ray imaging system. TSA is hoping for a pilot program of an X-Ray imaging system from the American Science & Engineering, SmartCheck X-Ray backscatter system, which can be used by officers to monitor passengers for weapons and explosives at checkpoints. The x-ray system will be installed at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, Arizona.
ACCESSION #
23625343

 

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