March 4, 2017

Airport and Aviation Security: U.S. Policy and Strategy in by Bartholomew Elias

By Bartholomew Elias

The reaction of the U.S. federal govt to the occasions of September eleven, 2001 has mirrored the problem of awesome a stability among imposing safety features to discourage terrorist assaults whereas whilst proscribing disruption to air trade. Airport and Aviation safeguard: U.S. coverage and method within the Age of world Terrorism is a finished reference that examines the continual threats to aviation defense that led as much as the terrorist assaults of September 11th, describes next terror plots opposed to aviation resources, and explores U.S. efforts to counter and mitigate those threats.

Addressing the place of origin safety demanding situations dealing with the U.S. within the age of terrorism, this article explores:

  • Security protocol sooner than 9/11

  • Precursors to 9/11

  • The emerging danger of Al Qaeda

  • Tactical and congressional reaction to Sept. 11, together with new legislation

  • The broader context of probability assessment

  • Intelligence gathering

  • Airport safety, together with passenger, luggage, and worker screening

  • Airline in-flight defense measures

  • Airport perimeter security

  • The risk of shoulder-fired missiles

  • Security for GA (general aviation) operations and airports

Beginning with a old backdrop describing the sunrise of the age of world terrorism within the Sixties and carrying on with up until eventually the current time, the ebook demonstrates the wide social and political context underlying contemporary adjustments within the aviation defense process as an immediate results of the Sep 11 assaults. insurance examines ongoing threats and vulnerabilities to the aviation infrastructure, together with an exploration of the way earlier terrorist incidents have come to form U.S. coverage and procedure.

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