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Explosive trace detection systems for aviation security

Approved explosive trace detection systems for use in aviation security.

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Explosive trace detection (ETD) systems to detect minute particles of explosive materials

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Explosive trace detection (ETD) systems approved for use in aviation security by the Department for Transport.

Explosive trace detection (ETD) systems detect minute particles of explosive material.

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Published 19 August 2013
Last updated 10 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Equipment configuration added from Smiths Detection.
  2. Company renamed to Rapiscan systems, previously Morpho Detection.
  3. List of explosive trace detection (ETD) systems to detect minute particles of explosive materials updated.
  4. List of approved explosive trace detection systems for use in aviation security.
  5. List of approved explosive trace detection systems updated including changing of algorithms for two equipment manufacturers.
  6. List of approved explosive trace detection systems updated.
  7. Security screening equipment approved in February 2016 by the European Civil Aviation Conference for explosives trace detection systems.
  8. Amendments for explosive trace detection systems.
  9. Updated with new equipment approved by the European Civil Aviation Conference.
  10. New equipment approved by the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) on 28 July 2015.
  11. Updated with new aviation security equipment recently approved for operation use by DfT and the European Civil Aviation Conference.
  12. First published.