Delhi Airport Starts Trials of Full-Body Scanner At Terminal 2

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Indra Gandhi International Airport in Delhi has begun testing the full-body scanner at Terminal 2 in accordance with the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security’s (BCAS) directive.

The newly deployed full-body scanner can detect objects without touching persons or infringing on their privacy.

In contrast to standard door frame metal detectors [DMFD], full-body scanners may detect non-metal objects that are difficult to detect.

The Millimeter-Wave scanner deployed at Delhi Airport was found to be accurate and had medical clearances addressing health risks. It also addressed privacy concerns to the fullest extent possible.

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“Delhi Airport adds a vital security measure with real-time trials of a full-body scanner at Terminal 2. With the inclusion of this measure, it will be easy to detect non-metal objects, which are usually hard to detect. Enjoy strengthened security at #DelhiAirport.” Delhi Airport Twitted

Full-body scanner at Terminal 2

The full-body scanners may detect anything underneath passengers’ clothing, minimizing the number of random pat-downs and strip searches. This keeps employees out of uncomfortable situations and expedites security inspections.

The Delhi Airport has installed a full-body scanner at the security checkpoint for testing purposes. The trials would be conducted in real-time, so travellers would have to go through them before moving to the security hold area.


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