Sweet, Kathleen M. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
Last reviewed:November 2019
- Preventive Measures
- Biometric systems
- Explosive detection systems
- Trace-chemical detection
- Bomb-detection systems
- Video surveillance
- Cargo security
- Defensive Measures
- Cockpit doors
- Active Denial System (ADS)
- Containing blasts
- Fiber optic sensor systems
- Antimissile defense
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
A multilayered, multidimensional means to safeguard passengers, crew, ground personnel, and the general public against acts of unlawful interference perpetrated in flight or within the confines of the airport. It specifically refers to the techniques and methods used in protecting aviation from crime or terrorism.
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