Ex-DOT secretary stresses vulnerable airport perimeters

04/3/2013 | AIN Online

Former Transportation Secretary Norm Mineta says airport perimeters are vulnerable and pose a security concern. Perimeters are not overseen by the Transportation Security Administration as terminals are. It's unclear to know if anyone who breaks the perimeter is just someone disgruntled or disturbed -- or if the person is a terrorist as part of a larger attack. "America has the technology to monitor intruders at and even beyond an airport’s edge, but too many airports are behind the curve," Mineta said.

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