Liquid restrictions at UK airports to remain in place until June 2025

Travellers will have to wait another year for 100ml limit to be lifted after government extends deadline for new scanners. The Department for Transport had previously set a target for the introduction of 3D scanners in all UK airports by 1 June, Read More …

UK: Airports urged to introduce new scanners that could end 100ml liquid limit

Airports should introduce new scanners which will eliminate the need for passengers to remove liquids and laptops from their luggage as soon as possible, a minister has said. The next generation of scanners, which use CT (computer tomography) scans rather Read More …

Hawaii: TSA discovers anti-aircraft ammunition in checked bag at Honolulu airport

TSA agents at the Honolulu airport had to evacuate a checked baggage room Friday morning after an “anti-aircraft round of ammunition” was found in a luggage. It happened around 5:30 a.m. when TSA’s security screening x-ray technology flagged a checked Read More …

North Carolina: TSA opens new security checkpoint at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Officials with Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today previewed the new security checkpoint in the airport terminal. Checkpoint 1, which is located at the west end of the new terminal lobby, will feature eight Read More …

Canada to conduct flights, airports security audit in Pakistan

A delegation of Transport Canada will visit Pakistan in December to conduct a flight and airport security audit, ARY News reported on Friday. Canada is expected to conduct a security audit of direct flights and airports in Pakistan in December. Read More …

Enhanced detonators detection in X-ray baggage inspection by image manipulation and deep convolutional neural networks

The detection of dangerous objects in X-ray images of baggage has become important, particularly due to rising crime rates. The performance of screening devices is strongly influenced by the target visibility, image display technology, and the security officers’ knowledge. However, Read More …

Tiny toiletries forever? The future of TSA, from liquids to shoes

On Nov. 19, the Transportation Security Administration will turn 21 — old enough to drink, but not a full-size alcoholic beverage. The Department of Homeland Security agency was established in response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and subsequent threats Read More …

New explosive detection software at Irish airport ends need to separate liquids

Passengers at an Irish airport will no longer have to separate their liquids or electronics thanks to a new 3D x-ray screening system. The high-tech system has in-built explosive detection software, that eliminates the need for passengers to separate liquids Read More …

DHS S&T Posts 17 R&D Needs in Annual Long Range Broad Agency Announcement

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) posted the annual release of the Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (LRBAA), an open invitation to the scientific and technical communities to propose novel ideas that address Read More …

Sarajevo International Airport has issued a public call for the procurement of an explosive detection system

As stated in the tender documentation, the value of the procurement is 6.38 million KM, and the contract will be awarded to the bidder who submits the best evaluated acceptable bid. Bids in which the delivery deadline is longer than Read More …