Las Vegas airport to test machines to detect explosives

As Las Vegas’ airport continues to see record-breaking passenger traffic, keeping those travelers safe is a top priority. McCarran International Airport is set to test four explosive detection machines at the Terminal 3 security checkpoint, county Director of Aviation Rosemary Read More …

Brussels Airport failed to spot bomb belt security test

“On 1 October last year, I was asked to try to pass the security checkpoint with a fake bomb belt”, said the mystery passenger, HLN reports. “The belt looked very credible, with wires, a detonator and a substance that had the Read More …

DHS, S&T, TSA Announce Innovation Solicitation

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are seeking innovative solutions from startups to enhance security screening, through a new solicitation under  S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) “Object Recognition Read More …

Government commits £1.8 million to fund innovation in aviation security

Cutting-edge security technology could mean passengers see shorter queues and faster, more effective airport screening processes. Eight projects have been awarded £1.8 million in government funding to develop innovative technology, which has the potential to bolster airport security while also Read More …

A TV crew tried to sneak a fake bomb through airport security. It didn’t work.

A film crew tried to pass a phony explosive device through a security checkpoint Thursday at Newark Liberty International Airport — and capture the moment on camera, according to the Transportation Security Administration. TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein said in a statement Friday that Read More …

7 dummy bombs in 4 days: Mystery deepens after another fake mobile IED found at Delhi airport

A security personnel from a private agency detected an assembled mobile power bank at level 4 of IGI Airport’s Terminal 1 during the screening of  the baggage. After the detection of a series of dummy IEDs at Mangalore and Delhi Read More …