TITLE

Senate Panel Wants Accelerated Purchase of Checkpoint Screening Technologies

AUTHOR(S)
Biesecker, Calvin
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Defense Daily;6/27/2008, Vol. 238 Issue 63, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Appropriations Committee of the U.S. Senate has approved a spending bill for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that involves addition of $72.3 million to the budget request for aviation checkpoint security. According to a report, the funding includes money for the field testing and deployment of passenger screening, carry-on baggage screening, checkpoint reconfiguration, and electronic surveillance of checkpoints.
ACCESSION #
33906809

 

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