TITLE

COMBATING NUCLEAR SMUGGLING: DHS Has Made Some Progress but Not Yet Completed a Strategic Plan for Its Global Nuclear Detection Efforts or Closed Identified Gaps

AUTHOR(S)
Aloise, Gene
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;6/30/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the global nuclear detection efforts of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). It mentions that DHS scans almost 100% of the cargo and conveyances entering the country through land borders and major seaports. However, the department has made less progress in canning for radiation in railcars from Mexico and Canada, international air cargo and international commercial aviation aircraft, passengers, or luggage.
ACCESSION #
52159983

 

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