Explosives detection portals may be based on one of several technologies, including trace explosives detection, backscatter X-ray detection, and millimeter and submillimeter wave detection. Walk- and drive-through portals are used to screen people or vehicles entering secure areas at locations that may be at a heightened risk for a terrorist attack.
Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.
AEL Category, Title, Number, and Project:
AEL Category: 07. Detection
AEL Title: Portal, Explosive Detecting
AEL Number: 07ED-03-PORT
SAVER Project: Explosives Detection Portals