Kirstine Wilson asks whether handheld backscatter or dual X-ray imaging technologies can better enhance onsite inspection of suspect bags and packages
Following the Charlie Hebdo attacks earlier in the year, the number of suspect bags reported has proliferated due to an escalation in security levels and heightened alertness from the general public. Although incidents involving suspect packages generally turn out to be false alarms, each occurrence requires due consideration by either a police or military team. Responses to incidents can often involve the deployment of field-portable X-ray imaging equipment to initially confirm the presence of a . . .