CBP Expects to Test New Air Cargo Security Strategies This Year

November 2010
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;11/24/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 24, p9
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The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to pilot test new security strategies related to gathering data about shipments. Alan Bersin, CBP commissioner and John Pistole, administrator of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) cited that the receipt of pre-departure advanced air cargo data will enable the National Targeting Center-Cargo (NTC-C) to identify shipments earlier in the transportation supply chain and before the departure. The data is processed using the agency's Automated Targeting System.


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