Chance for EQs will be higher on new years eve.
fyi The Transportation Security Administration, which runs airport security checkpoints, intends to buy 300 advanced imagers next year, said Greg Soule, an agency spokesman. That would be in addition to 150 machines it ordered in October from OSI Systems Inc.’s Rapiscan unit, a Hawthorne, California-based maker of equipment
that can detect liquids and other potential explosives beneath clothing.
“We’ve been on the phone a lot with TSA about how to expedite delivery” since last week’s incident, Peter Kant, an executive vice president for Rapiscan, said yesterday in an interview.
Metal detectors currently used to screen passengers wouldn’t have found the explosive allegedly carried aboard by the suspect, said former Federal Aviation Administration security chief Billie Vincent. Only more sophisticated devices such as low-level X-rays and millimeter-wave technology would work, Vincent said.
Senator Joe Lieberman, a Connecticut independent, called for more widespread use of the full-body scanners after the aborted attack.
They need to get over their paranoia
and follow through on their faulty security breaches they caused not add more Draconian laws...
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various imaging devices they make...