TITLE

L-3 Communications [LLL]: OSI Systems [OSIS]: TSA Expects All International Air Cargo to Be Screened by 2013

PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;7/7/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 14, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the timeline for a U.S. congressional mandate to screen cargo loaded on passenger planes for explosives. According to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) official John Sammon, an estimated 62% of inbound international cargo will be screened for explosives by the end of 2010, about 80% of foreign air cargo by 2011, 92% in 2012 and 100% by 2013. It cites the call of the Air Transport Association (ATA) for the TSA to get an international screening program in place within at least 18 months.
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54420779

 

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