New US scanning tech a hit with trucks, but still pie in the sky for air cargo

August 21, 2019 David Badger

US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) agents are delighted with new-generation scanning equipment for trucks and is in the process of rolling out new units to replace ageing equipment at ports and border crossings.
Armed with fresh funding – it obtained $560m for fiscal 2019 to invest in scanning technology – CBP is bringing in non-intrusive inspection equipment to scan full trucks. This year it is adding 232, of which 51 ...

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