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Checked Baggage Program Fact Sheet

Aviation security continues to be the biggest threat to homeland security. There are endless ways that explosives can be hidden in checked baggage aboard aircraft-–in toys, computers, food, shoes, even flashlights and medical devices. The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate is working on automated high-speed, high-performance checked baggage explosives detection systems with improved throughput and reduced operations and maintenance costs for acquisition by the Transportation Security Administration.

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Last Published Date: February 19, 2019
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