Aviation Security

Aviation Security

countermeasures

A new technology will protecting aircraft from various threats. Traditional threat warning and countermeasure systems are designed to identify and defeat known threats. Infrared...

The integration of drones and manned aircraft in a common airspace has been one of the major security challenges worrying flight authorities. A new...
Drone

China, the world’s main distributor of armed drones, is increasingly popular among Middle Eastern countries locked-out of purchasing American-made drones. With increasing degree of...
airport security

The protection of passengers, staff and aircraft in the airport and its vicinities from crime, terror and other threats has always been on high...
malicious drone illustration

As drones become more prominently used, so does the misuse of these emerging technologies. New drone detection solution could protect military bases, venues, cities...
x-ray screeninig

The emergence of homemade explosives has placed many challenges on aviation security screening. In an attempt to cope with the threats, the US Department of...

A new technology will enable airport security scanners to detect explosives in an improved method. A team of physicists at the University of Sussex,...
batteries

With more people using battery packs, such as those in drones, cameras, or simply power bricks to charge the many devices we own, it’s...
counter-terror

The US has been enhancing its anti-terrorist coordination measures with its allies. An agreement was recently signed by the US Homeland Security Secretary (DHS)...
urban airspace

Passenger drones are trialling Dubai and Singapore, urban drone deliveries are taking off in Iceland and Switzerland, and companies around the world are refining...
airport passengers

The US Homeland Security Department is investing in machine learning technology that could help foreign countries increase airport security at zero cost. The agency’s Science...

The Israel Airports Authority has recently established a special Cyber defense center in Ben-Gurion international airport. The decision to establish the dedicated center was made...

During recent years, drones have experienced an unprecedented boom within aviation.  Coinciding with the increase in popularity, incidents involving drones in tourist areas, as...

Air traffic controllers monitor take-offs, landings and ground traffic, while they also watch the runways and taxiways, ensuring that aircraft do not cross active...

A novel x-ray technology will be used to develop the next generation of safe and rapid inspection equipment. Developed by the UK Defence, Science...
civilian airspace

Security events, such as the dismantling of ISIS and diverse geo-political tensions, have caused European countries to re-orient defense efforts from involvement in far-away...
hand luggage

New scanners have been revolutionizing airport baggage check. Geneva Airport has been testing two new scanners that can check hand-luggage without passengers having to...
transport aircraft

Leonardo has recently unveiled the latest variant in its market-leading ‘BriteCloud’ missile decoy family, the BriteCloud 55-T. The new 55-T is able to protect...
mainte

If a part fails for an airline, it could result in a canceled flight, or worse, a crash. For the Pentagon, it could also...
drone traffic

Using unmanned cargo drones for the delivery of commercial packages offers lots of distinct advantages. First, it eliminates the challenges that normally cause unnecessary...
control tower

While single remote tower control has already been deployed and has been considered a revolutionary concept of Air Traffic Management, the most significant impact...
anti drone

Airports worldwide have been facing a growing security challenge posed by drones. Drones approaching critical parts of an airport operation (such as the final...

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