TITLE

S&T, National Labs, TSA Doing Systems Analysis to Model Checkpoints

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;1/19/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a strategic analysis of airport checkpoints being conducted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate, the Transportation Security Administration and Energy Department's national laboratories. Tara O'Toole, under secretary of S&T, stated that the analysis and modeling effort will help DHS develop concepts for checkpoints of the future. Also noted is the APEX projects of DHS.
ACCESSION #
57464306

 

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