This book advises the Federal Aeronautics Administration (FAA) on the detection of small, concealed explosives that a terrorist could plant surreptitiously on a commercial airplane. The book identifies key issues for the FAA regarding explosive detection technology that can be implemented in airport terminals. Recommendations are made in the areas of systems engineering, testing, and technology development.
Table of Contents
|1 SYSTEMS CONSIDERATIONS||15-22|
|2 TESTING PROTOCOLS AND PERFORMANCE CRITERIA||23-34|
|A: A GENERAL TESTING PROTOCOL FOR BULK EXPLOSIVE DETECTION SYSTEMS||37-80|
|B: GLOSSARY OF TERMS||81-84|
|C: BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS||85-87|
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