Latin American and Caribbean Airport Security Orientation

ARSC Technical Evaluation
June 1, 2005
Chittagong Port Security Desk Study
May 3, 2005

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decision analysis partners organized an orientation visit designed to expose airport security officials from Latin American and Caribbean countries to U.S. technology and know-how regarding airport security, in order to promote US technology and services in light of the IDB loan. This orientation visit covers:

  • The latest U.S.technology and hardware for passenger, baggage, and cargo screening,
  • A comprehensive review of international and U.S.airport security standards,
  • Resources available for security training.  Hands-on experience at a major airport used by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to train federal security personnel,
  • A visit to an important research facility for airport security,
  • Seminars and discussions regarding organizational, administrative, and  implementation issues,
  • Meetings with international lending agencies to help understand finance issues pertaining to airport security, and
  • A special presentation by a leading aviation consulting concern, which will provide an overview of the dynamic world of airport security since September 11, 2001.