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Author: Committee On Engineering Aviation Security Environments--false Positives From Explosive Detection Systems; National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: report, reduction, interim, alarm, letter, false, aviation, security, environments, engineering
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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was created as a separate entity under the Department of Transportation by the passage of the Air Transportation Security Act in 2001. This act also mandated that as of December 31, 2002, all checked baggage on U.S. flights be scanned by explosive detection systems (EDSs) for the presence of a potential explosive threat. As a result of the need to d......
Authors: Barbara Van De Kerke, Mirjam Van Het Loo, James P. Kahan
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: van, model, feasibility, social, managerial, external, aviation, safety, luchtvaart, causal, externe, haalbaarheid, maatschappelijke, een, causaal, bestuurlijke, het, risico
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The Dutch National Aviation Administration asked RAND Europe to consider the managerial (bestuurlijke) and societal (maatschappelijke) feasibility of a new model to calculate the external risk from aviation accidents around airports. RAND Europe's investigation shows that there are no insurmountable barriers from the managerial and societal perspectives to designing, constructing, and using for po......
Authors: Panel On Assessment Of The Practicality Of Pulsed Fast Neutron Analysis For Aviation Security, National Research Council
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Keywords: analysis, aviation, security, neutron, fast, assessment, practicality, pulsed, summary
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This National Materials Advisory Board study, sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration, is assessing the practicality of pulsed fast neutron analysis (PFNA) for detecting explosives and other contraband in cargo and passenger baggage in an airport. The capabilities of PFNA are compared with the capabilities of explosives-detection equipment currently available for deployment and with the e......
ISBN: 1437901603, 9781437901603
Author: Cathleen A. Berrick
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Keywords: security, aviation, programs, work, congressional, test, key, remains, guide, transportation, admin, strengthened, planning, investments
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 49The Transportation Security Admin. (TSA) funding for aviation security has totaled about $26 billion since FY 2004. This testimony focuses on TSA?s efforts to secure the commercial aviation system through passenger screening, air cargo, and watch-list matching programs, and challenges remaining in these areas. This testimony also ......
ISBN: 0833012096, 9780833012098
Authors: Marygail K. Brauner, Daniel A. Relles, Lionel A. Galway
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: responsiveness, depot, aviation, naval, improving
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This report examines the consequences of increasing the Navy depot's role in the logistics system by directing its resources toward the day-to-day needs of the fleet. Using a simulation that examined whether mission capability could be improved during a 90-day war through some combination of responsive stock management, proactive use of depot repair capabilities, and shortened transportation pipel......
ISBN: 0309097290, 9780309097291
Authors: Committee On Identification Of Promising Naval Aviation Science, Technology Opportunities, National Research Council
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Keywords: technology, opportunities, science, aviation, promising, naval, identification
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The Department of Defense is developing the means to transform the nation s armed forces to meet future military challenges.For the Navy and Marine Corps, this vision is encompassed in Naval Power 21.Many new war-fighting concepts will be needed to implement this vision, and the ONR has requested the NRC to identify new science and technology opportunities for new naval aviation capabilities to su......
ISBN: 0833022679, 9780833022677
Author: Monti D. Callero
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: combat, aviation, missions, integration, vehicles, nonlethal, unmanned, aerial, assessment
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This documented briefing presents an assessment of operational concepts for, and effects of, integrating unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with combat aviation missions. The study indicates that combat aviation missions could be significantly enhanced if a UAV were integrated as a full member of the mission team. Improvements appear likely in mission effectiveness and in the efficiency with which av......
Author: Hans Heymann
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: relations, international, aviation
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A discussion of some misconceptions concerning the link between U.S. commercial aviation and the nation's military security and about the contribution of aviation supremacy to our national prestige. The author considers what will be demanded of aviation in the 1960s if it is to become a vital, constructive element in our international relations. Three U.S. foreign policy aims are presented, with t......
ISBN: 1437917259, 9781437917253
Author: Rebecca C. Leng
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Keywords: systems, control, federal, aviation, administration, traffic, air, applications, web, security, intrusion, detection, review
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 23The need to protect Air Traffic Control (ATC) systems from cyber attacks requires enhanced attention because the FAA has increasingly turned toward the use of commercial software and Internet Protocol (IP)-based technologies to modernize ATC systems. Now, attackers can take advantage of software vulnerabilities in commercial IP pr......
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