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Annual Report to Congress on Civil Aviation Security

By Transportation Security Administration

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Book Id: WPLBN0000696924
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 135.62 KB.
Reproduction Date: 2007
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Title: Annual Report to Congress on Civil Aviation Security  
Author: Transportation Security Administration
Volume:
Language: English
Subject: Economics, Transportation, Transportation--Security measures
Collections: Transportation Security Administration Publications
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Publisher: The Transportation Security Administration

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Government Reference Publication

Excerpt
Introduction: A. Strategic Goals. This report is submitted pursuant to Title 49, U.S.C., Sections 44938 and 44907 (formerly Sections 315(a), 316(k), and 1115(c) of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958, as amended. The Federal Aviation Administration?s (FAA) mission in aviation security is to protect the users of commercial air transportation against terrorist and other criminal acts. Because terrorists seek to destroy public confidence in the safety of air travel and disrupt this vital segment of the U.S. and world economies, the continued growth of commercial air transportation hinges on the success of aviation security. Protecting the air traffic control infrastructure--FAA facilities and equipment, and the employees who operate them--is also part of that same mission. The FAA also assists in interdiction of drugs and narcotics coming into the United States.

Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION ....................................................................................................................2 A. STRATEGIC GOALS......................................................................................................................2 B. IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AVIATION SECURITY IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 1990..........................3 II. PROGRAMS...........................................................................................................................4 A. CRIMINAL ACTS AGAINST COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT..................................................................4 B. SUMMARY OF PROGRAMS...........................................................................................................5 Federal Air Marshals (FAM)........................................................................................................5 Federal Security Managers (FSM)...............................................................................................5 Civil Aviation Security Liaison Officers (CASLO) .......................................................................5 Principal Security Inspectors (PSI)..............................................................................................6 Canine Explosives Detection ........................................................................................................7 Compliance and Enforcement (C&E)...........................................................................................7 Screening Checkpoint Testing ......................................................................................................8 Explosives Detection System....................................................................................................9 Container Hardening ...............................................................................................................10 Human Factors ........................................................................................................................10 Foreign Air Carrier (FAC) Security...........................................................................................11 Foreign Airport Assessment .......................................................................................................12 Aviation Security Training..........................................................................................................13 Multilateral Activities.................................................................................................................13 International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) .................................................................13 European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC)........................................................................14 III. ACCOMPLISHMENTS.......................................................................................................14 APPENDIX A. EVENTS SINCE THE BOMBING OF PAN AM 103...................................18

 

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