Security experts worry about hand sanitizers on aircraft

Back in 1987, a liquor bottle filled with explosives and placed in a carry-on bag in an overhead bin helped terrorists crash a South Korean airliner. All 115 on board died. Then, in 1994, Al-Qaeda member Ramzi Yousef, architect of Read More …

Liquid restrictions to end at UK airports thanks to new technology

Air passengers will no longer have to take liquids and laptops out of their carry-on bags under new rules coming into force for UK airports to upgrade their security scanners. Similar to CT scanners used in hospitals, the new technology Read More …

Army researcher invents detector for non-metallic bombs

An Army research physicist has invented a “High-Frequency Electromagnetic Induction instrument,” which detects low and non-metallic improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Dr. Benjamin Barrowes, from the U.S. Army’s Engineer Research and Development Center’s Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, invented the Read More …

TSA Deploys Experimental, Non-Invasive IED Detection Device at Transit Stations

The Transportation Security Administration is deploying experimental, non-invasive devices to help detect an improvised explosive device (IED) inside America’s transit hubs. “Along with industry partners, we are committed to identifying, testing and deploying technology that addresses threats to transportation across Read More …