Airport Security: U.S. to start intelligence based profiling checks.
Airport security demands new measures
The US government is requiring airlines at foreign airports to add a new layer of security on direct flights to the US that includes intelligence data in an effort to prevent a breach such as the attempted bomb attack on an airliner near Detroit on Christmas Day.
The new procedures announced by the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration include additional screening measures for explosives, such as detection of chemicals, advanced imaging and bomb-sniffing dogs.
“These new measures utilize real-time, threat-based intelligence along with multiple, random layers of security, both seen and unseen, to more effectively mitigate evolving terrorist threats,” DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano said Sunday.
In addition, domestic and foreign airlines now will have access to U.S. intelligence data that will….READ MORE HERE.