Secretary Napolitano Announces Additional Recovery Act-Funded Advanced Imaging Technology Deployments [September 10, 2010] [open pdf - 304KB]
"Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced deployments of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)-funded advanced imaging technology (AIT) to eight additional airports nationwide--strengthening security at U.S. airports while creating local jobs. She also announced that TSA has installed its 200th total AIT unit nationwide. 'Deploying advanced imaging technology at these airports strengthens our ability to protect the traveling public in the face of evolving threats to aviation security,' said Secretary Napolitano. 'Through the Recovery Act, we are able to continue our accelerated deployment of enhanced technology as part of our layered approach to security at airports nationwide.' 'Advanced imaging technology is an integral tool in TSA's layered counterterrorism approach that enables us to stay ahead of evolving threats to aviation security,' said TSA Administrator John S. Pistole. 'We remain committed to deploying imaging technology to protect the traveling public.'"
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