Airport and Aviation Security: U.S. Policy and Strategy in the Age of Global Terrorism

This book on aviation and airport security is divided into 12 chapters. The chapter headings are as follows: 1. Pre-9/11 Threats to Aviation Security and the U.S. Policy Response; 2. The 9/11 Attacks and the Ensuing Policy Debate; 3. Policy Refinement in Response to the Evolving Terrorist Threat; 4. The U.S. Strategy for Combating Terror Threats to the Aviation Domain; 5. Evaluating and Managing Security Risks; 6. Exploiting Intelligence and Counterterrorism Information; 7. Passenger and Baggage Screening; 8. Airline In-Flight Security Measures; 9. Commercial Airport Access Controls and Perimeter Security; 10. Mitigating the Threat of Shoulder-Fired Missiles and Other Standoff Weapons; 11. Air Cargo Security; and 12. Security for General Aviation Operations and Airports.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 438p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01149534
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9781420070293
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 26 2010 1:21PM