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Aviation Security Advisory Committee

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Our mission is to examine areas of civil aviation security with the aim of developing recommendations for the improvement of civil aviation security methods, equipment, and procedures.

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Baggage Screening Investment Study Synopsis

The Baggage Screening Investment Study defines an investment strategy for the Transportation Security Administration's Electronic Baggage Screening Program, which will accelerate the deployment of Explosives Detection System equipment and more automated checked baggage screening systems at U.S. airports, thereby improving security and lowering life-cycle costs.

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The Planning Guidelines and Design Standards for Airport Checked Baggage Inspection Systems are part of the Baggage Screening Investment Study (BSIS) undertaken by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in consultation with the aviation industry during 2006. The BSIS Guidelines are intended to assist planners and designers in developing cost-effective solutions and to convey TSA requirements for checked baggage inspection systems.

Presentations from Past ASAC Meetings

May 3, 2006 ASAC Meeting

January 11, 2006 ASAC Meeting

September 22, 2005 ASAC Meeting

April 28, 2005 Meeting

September 30, 2004 Meeting

Transcripts from Past ASAC Meetings

Minutes from Past ASAC Meetings

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