Aviation and Airport Security: Terrorism and Safety Concerns (Hardcover)

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The Definitive Handbook on Terrorist Threats to Commercial Airline and Airport Security

Considered the definitive handbook on the terrorist threat to commercial airline and airport security, USAF Lieutenant Colonel Kathleen Sweet's seminal resource is now updated to include an analysis of modern day risks. She covers the history of aviation security and compares current in-flight security practices with those of other countries.

Covering Transportation Security Administration changes in security, policy, and training regulation since 9/11, this authoritative reference:

Discusses a broad range of aviation terrorist incidents

Considers aviation security in the present geopolitical climate

Addresses cargo and passenger security

Determines how security considerations are factored into business processes

Details new regulations for the TSA

Contains an instructor's manual with test bank

Documents the history of aviation security

Includes extensive background information on various terrorist groups

In addition to cargo and passenger security, the text looks at airport and aviation business practices and how security considerations are factored into business processes. The first edition quickly became required reading for air service operators and airport management training programs. This edition is certain to follow suit.

About the Author:

Kathleen M. Sweet, Lt. Col., Ret., USAF, JD, is on the adjunct faculty at the University of Maryland, Department of Emergency Management. Lt. Col. Sweet is also a consultant with International Risk Control Ltd, London, England, and president and CEO of Risk Management Security Group, a transportation security consulting firm.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781420088168
ISBN-10: 1420088165
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: April 1st, 2009
Pages: 384
Language: English