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Checked Baggage Program Fact Sheet and Video

Checked Baggage Program Fact Sheet and Video

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.

Watch the S&T Tech Talk: Checked Baggage Screening -- Preventing New Threats Video

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