Experts: cargo bombs raise questions about adequacy of technology – Homeland Security Newswire

The bombs found on board two U.S.-bound cargo aircraft this weekend demonstrate that current freight-screening technology still cannot guarantee air security, according to experts.

As the government’s emergency planning committee COBRA (for cabinet office briefing room meeting) meets today to discuss tougher airport security measures, explosive detection experts have told the Engineer there will continue to be dangerous gaps in security without the development of more advanced screening technology.