TITLE

The Future Is a Flying Fortress

AUTHOR(S)
Ernsberger Jr., Richard
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);10/15/2001 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 138 Issue 16, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes plans by the United States Department of Transportation for increasing security on airplanes after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Satellite links to improve communications; Hardened cockpits to thwart would-be intruders; Armed air marshals; Blastproof cargo holds to muffle bomb explosions; Transponder locks; Iris scans for checking identification; Unmanned flights to allow for ground control to take over hijacked crafts.
ACCESSION #
5337786

 

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