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Editors: Amelia K. Voegele
Book Description:
In the years preceding the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the United States lacked a comprehensive national policy and strategy for aviation security. The United States approach to aviation security had largely been shaped by past events such as the bombing of Pan Am flight 103 in December, 1988. This book explores the national aviation security policy established by the President. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has developed a publicly-available national strategy for aviation security that addresses threats to aviation using a risk-based methodology to complement the overarching National infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) and seeks to deter and prevent terrorist attacks against aviation, mitigate damage and expedite recovery and minimize the impact of an attack to the aviation system. The strategy seeks to achieve these objectives by engaging domestic and international partners and carrying out specific actions set forth in a series of supporting plans for operational security, surveillance and intelligence, threat response, system recovery, and coordination.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Airport Passenger Screening: Background and Issues for Congress
(Bart Elias, Specialist in Aviation Policy)

DHS and TSA Have Researched, Developed, and Begun Deploying Passenger Checkpoint Screening Technologies, but Continue to Face Challenges
(GAO)

A National Strategy and other Actions would Strengthen TSA's Efforts to Secure Commercial Airport Perimeters and Access Control
(GAO)

TSA Has Completed Key Activities with Implementing Secure Flight, but Additional Actions are Needed to Mitigate Risks
(GAO)

National Aviation Security Policy, Strategy, and Mode-Specific Plans: Background and Considerations for Congress
(Bart Elias, Specialist in Aviation Policy)

Securing General Aviation
(Bart Elias, Specialist in Aviation Policy)

Terrorist Watchlist Checks and Air Passenger Prescreening
(William J. Krouse, Specialist in Domestic Security and Crime Policy, Bart Elias, Specialist in Aviation Policy)

Index

   Series:
      Transportation Issues, Policies and R&D
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 7 x 10
   ISBN: 978-1-61668-724-3
   Status: AV
  
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