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TSA Pushes New Security Technology At Airport Passenger Checkpoints

In a significant technology advancement, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the deployment at three additional major airports of a new Explosives Trace Detection Document Scanner that can “sniff” passenger documents such as boarding passes and drivers’ licenses for traces of explosives. The airports are Los Angeles International (LAX), New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) and Chicago’s O’Hare International (ORD). “TSA is committed to deploying new explosives detection technologies to passenger security checkpoints to safeguard the traveling public,” said Rear Admiral David M. Stone, USN (Ret.), Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for TSA. “TSA continues to lead the way in utilizing the latest emerging technologies with various pilots to screen both passengers and air cargo for explosives.” Full Story

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