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HOMELAND SECURITY

11 Apr 07. A QinetiQ security system is to be used to detect explosive devices on passengers boarding the Staten Island Ferry at the St. George Terminal in Staten Island in New York. SPO-20 is a security screening system designed to detect explosive devices concealed under people’s clothing without asking passengers to slow their pace. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in partnership with the New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT), is this week to begin testing the QinetiQ system as part of the agency’s Security Enhancement and Capabilities Augmentation Program (SEACAP).

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