Accession Number : ADA188421

Title :   Effectiveness of the Civil Aviation Security Program.

Descriptive Note : Semiannual rept. 1 Jan-30 Jun 87.

Corporate Author : FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC OFFICE OF CIVIL AVIATION SECURI TY

PDF Url : ADA188421

Report Date : Nov 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : This report presents a concise picture of the nationwide effectiveness of the procedures used to screen passengers and their carry-on items prior to boarding scheduled and public charter flights, as well as visitors desiring access to air terminal passenger boarding areas. This report also provides data on the initiatives being implemented as a result of the review of domestic airport security by the Safety Review Task Force. A summary is included of the assessments conducted by the Federal Aviation Administration's Office of Civil Aviation Security to determine the effectiveness of the security measures at foreign airports served by U.S. air carriers, foreign airports from which foreign air carriers serve the United States, foreign airports which pose a high risk of introducing danger to international air travel, and such other foreign airports as the Secretary of Transportation may deem appropriate. In addition, this report includes a summary of the activities of the Federal Air Marshals (FAM) program and the changes in security measures which were instituted during this reporting period to prevent or deter terrorist and other criminal acts against civil aviation. Intensive basci and recurrent inservice training of these special agents in FAM duties by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Continues to assure their maintenance of skills critical to performance of their highly specialized duties.

Descriptors :   *CIVIL AVIATION, *SECURITY, *COMMERCIAL AVIATION, ACCESS, AIR, AIR TRANSPORTATION, AIRPORTS, FOREIGN, HIGH RATE, INTERNATIONAL, NATIONAL SECURITY, RISK, TERMINAL FLIGHT FACILITIES, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES, AIRCRAFT HIJACKING, PASSENGERS, AVIATION SAFETY

Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations
      Defense Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE