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Installation of in-line baggage screening systems increasing safety and efficiency for travelers to and from our nation"s capital : hearing before the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, February 17, 2006 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform

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  • Airports -- Baggage handling -- Washington Metropolitan Area,
  • Airline passenger security screening -- Washington Metropolitan Area,
  • Aeronautics, Commercial -- Security measures -- Washington Metropolitan Area,
  • Explosives -- Detection -- Washington Metropolitan Area

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Other titlesInstallation of in line baggage screening systems
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 55 p. :
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14554753M
ISBN 100160763142
OCLC/WorldCa70714178

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  The deadline for the installation of the in-line baggage screening system at the international airport was initially set for March, but was postponed due to technical glitches, the Customs said. According to Customs officials, four screening systems will be installed on the conveyer belts at terminal 2 A and five will be at terminal 2 C. Installation of in-line baggage screening systems: increasing safety and efficiency for travelers to and from Installation of in line baggage screening systems Distributed to some depository libraries in microfiche. Shipping list no.: P. "Serial no. ". Installation of in-line baggage screening systems: increasing safety and efficiency for travelers to and from our nation's capital: hearing before the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, Febru (Washington: . Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.

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