One step ahead?
In an industry shaped by the 2010 attempted “printer cartridge” bombing, Frederic Brouiller asks whether air cargo security detection equipment is keeping ahead of security threats
Air cargo is essential to global sourcing, manufacturing and assembling and, without secure distribution, countries would suffer economically. But the combination of increased terror threat and criminal activity is a double blow for those dealing in the carriage of air cargo. Operating in such a landscape increases the need for greater security measures and the resulting technology needed to identify suspect packages before they are loaded onto the aircraft. Yet this must be played . . .