Aviation Security: Current Issues and Developments
Nova Publishers, 2003 - Political Science - 142 pages
Following the terrorist attacks of September 11th 2001, there has been a plethora of legislation and acts resulting in security screening of airline passengers and their baggage to the deployment of newer and more updated security technologies, aimed at closing this alarming gap in security. This new book examines additional proposals and actions not only from Congress, but the FAA as well. Contents: Preface; Aviation Security Technologies and Procedures: Screening Passengers and Baggage; Selected Aviation Security Legislation in the Aftermath of the September 11 Attack; Vulnerabilities in, and Alternatives for, Pre-board Screening Security Operations; Terrorist Acts Demonstrate Urgent need to Improve Security at the Nations' Airports Operations; Weaknesses in Airport Security and Options for Assigning Screening Responsibilities; Vulnerabilities and Potential Improvements for the Air Cargo System; Transportation Security Administration Faces Immediate and Long-Term Challenges; Registered Traveller Program Policy and Implementation Issues; Index.
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Aviation Security Technologies and Procedures Screening Passengers and Baggage
Aviation Security Vulnerabilities in and Alternatives for Preboard Screening Security Operations
Selected Aviation Security Legislation in the Aftermath of the September 11 Attack
Aviation Security Terrorist Acts Demonstrate Urgent Need to Improve Security at the Nations Airports
Airport Passenger Screening Preliminary Observations on Progress Made and Challenges Remaining
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