New Way to Test Nuclear Detectors Urged

February 28, 2008
Homeland Security News
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“The government needs to develop a better way to evaluate the effectiveness of technology to detect nuclear and radiological material at U.S. ports, according to a report commissioned by the Homeland Security Department.

Congress and its investigative arm, the Government Accountability Office, have been skeptical about the department’s testing of such systems. As a result, the department called for an independent audit into its testing.” (AP)