AVIATION SECURITY: TSA Has Made Progress but Faces Challenges in Meeting the Statutory Mandate for Screening Air Cargo on Passenger Aircraft

Lord, Stephen M.
June 2010
GAO Reports;6/30/2010, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article offers information on the screening program for air cargo on passenger aircraft by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of the U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHA). It mentions that TSA had made a progress in implementing the statutory mandate by increasing the number of cargo subject to screen from 50% in February 2009 to 75% in May 2010. However, the agency has difficulty in maximizing its effort in implementing the program due to lack of equipment.


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