Smart Containers

Munns, David W.
September 2007
Sea Power;Sep2007, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p60
The article focuses on a hybrid composite container that is expected to address the problem of missing cargoes while en route to its destination in the U.S. It relates that the hybrid container is a result of the competition set by the Department of Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency that calls for the development of an advanced container security device (ACSD). Moreover, it adds that the hybrid container uses composite wall panels developed by the University of Maine.


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