Airport Security

Smiths helps tackle narcotics trade

Smiths Detection has joined a consortium to develop an intelligent customs border screening system for the detection of narcotics

ONT and CBP deploy Simplified Arrival

Inspection wait times for arriving international passengers are being reduced significantly at Southern California's Ontario International Airport

Liberty Defense’s Hexwave set for DEN trials

Denver International Airport will trial the Hexwave system for a week in the Great Hall at the south employee checkpoint

EMA wins security training plaudits

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has ranked East Midlands Airport (EMA) outstanding for the training it provides for security staff

LHR trials pre-booked security slots

London Heathrow Airport has launched a trial allowing passengers to pre-book security slots ahead of their journeys

Leidos to unveil next-gen software platform

Leidos will unveil ProSight, its newest enterprise software platform, during inter airport Europe 2023 in Munich next week

Leidos boosts Sofia screening systems

Airport security specialist Leidos is to modernise the hold baggage screening systems at Sofia Internal Airport in Bulgaria

Smiths Detection sells 1,000th 3D X-ray scanner

Smiths Detection has achieved the 1,000th sale of its HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX computed tomography (CT) X-ray scanner

Smiths Detection to integrate AI tech into X-ray scanners

Smiths Detection plans to work with Neural Guard, a provider of artificial intelligence-based automatic detection algorithms, to integrate its threat recognition software into its scanning equipment.

Industry opinion: Brad Buswell, Leidos

Brad Buswell of Leidos shares his thoughts on security checkpoints and where technology is headed in the future

Bruker explosives detectors head to Zurich

Flughafen Zürich has ordered 60 Bruker DE-tector flex explosives and narcotics trace detectors  to strengthen security at Switzerland’s busiest airport

Telos wins TSA PreCheck contract

The TSA is to expand its TSA PreCheck programme, with Telos Corporation now offering the enrolment services at ten US airports