If you think about it one easy solution to the recent Airport baggage security failures is to require all types of weapons to have a chip put into them. It would be just like the detectors at a store. When someone takes something without paying the detector goes off. The baggage scanners would be able to detect the chip. doesn't matter how good it's hidden.
The TSA is testing new passenger CT scanners in airport security lanes and without further data regarding radiation exposure besides third-party CT sales reps claiming the radiation level is "similar to current Xray machines" and have "shielding" we have no way of knowing if these machines will be safe for our TSA agents who are exposed to them daily or airline passengers who may be explicitly harmed by ionizing radiation. ...more »