“We have some funding for the CT technology. We do not have the funding to deploy it at every airport,” Acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke said during a House Homeland Security Committee hearing. “To buy it for every airport would require much more than a reprogramming” of funds from Congress.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and other industry partners have begun testing scanners at some airports in the U.S. that use computed tomography (CT) technology, which is the same technology used in hospitals.
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