Germany's Air Freighters Made to Wait for Cargo Security

Staffing issues in government body slows approval process for cargo companies

In terms of the terrorist threat, it is suffice to say that highly sensitive, and expensive trace element detection equipment is employed with impressive effect. Just one molecule is enough to find explosives or guns hidden in an air freight container. And that is without using sniffer dogs.

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