Category Archives: Security

Security scanners go big, aim for whole planes

Anti-terrorism and security scanning is aiming for bigger targets including whole aircraft as part of an effort to cut costs and simplify monitoring processes. By commissioning machines that detect organic threats, drugs, explosives and other suspect materials, governments are hoping … Continue reading

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India’s security charade

In Correspondents Report, the ABC’s [Australian Broadcasting Corporate] overseas reporters give their interpretation and analysis of the week’s major events. ELIZABETH JACKSON: This month’s bombing of Delhi’s high court is the seventh terrorist attack in India in the past 18 … Continue reading

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TSA: Air marshals and armed pilots improve security

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) believes both arming some pilots who volunteer through the federal flight deck officer (FFDO) programme and the federal air marshals assigned onboard select flights have proven effective, and remains committed to both schemes. “In the … Continue reading

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