$1 Billion for Airport Security Projects

Aviation security projects around the U.S. will see an influx of $1 billion from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. According to the Department of Homeland Security, the plan calls for the allocation of $700 million for checked baggage explosive detection systems and $300 million for checkpoint explosive detection technology including X-ray units, whole body imaging technology and bottled liquid scanners. The projects are also expected to create more than 3,000 jobs.

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By Planet Data