The fight back against IEDs
Tony Kingham reports on what’s being done to find hidden explosives and how detection of TATP devices is being improved
It has been a long-held desire for security services worldwide to find technology that allows the detection of explosives in a non-invasive way, from a safe distance or stand-off position for vehicles, goods and baggage, but most of all people.
The reasons are obvious; the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) is, and will remain the weapon of choice for terrorists. Recent attacks in Brussels, New York are just two of the latest in a catalogue . . .