TSA Testing L-3 Shoe Scanning Technology At LAX

Biesecker, Calvin
July 2008
Defense Daily;7/29/2008, Vol. 239 Issue 20, p6
Market Research Report
The article reports on the plan by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to conduct pilot tests at Los Angeles International Airport of a system developed by L-3 Communications Corp. which uses trace detection technology to screen individual's shoes for traces of explosives. TSA will test two L-3's PassPort explosive trace detection systems by positioning the shoe scanners in front of walk through metal detectors for passengers to pass through.


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