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Possible IED Threat to Airport Premises During Security X-Ray Inspection

Stanislav Lichorobiec, Karla Barčová
Transactions of the VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Safety Engineering Series
2015, Volume 10, Issue 1, Pages 31-37
Doi: 10.1515/tvsbses-2015-0005
The premises of international airports in CR are major air transport hubs as well as key elements of critical infrastructure, belonging to the very high risk category. Any infringement leading to limitation or complete shutdown would cause considerable economic and psychological damage. The most important task is to ensure high quality and reliable physical and technical protection of the airport, because especially in the summer months these areas collect large numbers of people and a possible terrorist attack could be fatal. This paper focuses on assessing the possibilities of solving the problem of IEDs hidden in travel luggage, and their initiation by X-rays during security checks.
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