STP1127

    Operating Airport Weapons Detectors in the 1990s

    Published: Jan 1992


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    Abstract

    More stringent regulation on walk-through gun detectors for airports are imminent. The expected increase in alarms from innocent objects, their underlying causes, and typical examples are examined from an operator's viewpoint. The changes in passenger habits, security stations, and improved detectors that can minimize the increase in alarms are discussed from a historical perspective.

    Keywords:

    airport security, airport gun detectors, airport metal detectors, airport weapons detectors, controlled access security, gun detectors, metal detectors, weapons detectors, walk-through gun detectors, walk-through metal detectors, walk-through weapons detectors


    Author Information:

    Jaquet, JR
    Vice-president, Engineering, Infinetics, Inc., Wilmington, DE


    Paper ID: STP15321S

    Committee/Subcommittee: F12.40

    DOI: 10.1520/STP15321S


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