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CISF at MIA gets bomb detection disposal equipment

CISF at MIA gets bomb detection disposal equipment
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Mangaluru: Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) as part of its continued focus on security, handed over specialized Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad equipment to the Airport Security Group (ASG) of CISF. The state-of-the-art equipment will aid the ASG personnel tasked with maintaining the security of the airport deal with any nefarious designs by individuals and organisations involving explosives at the airport.

Rajiv Kumar Rai, Regional Director, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) dedicated the Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad equipmentat a simple ceremony at Mangaluru International Airport on Dec 7. The provision of the assorted security equipment is in line with the commitment of the airport to meet all critical security requirements of CISF (ASG) on priority and its own philosophy to give the utmost prominence to the security of the airport.

Mangaluru International Airport earlier this year had also dedicated a bullet-resistant vehicle for use by ASG personnel, making it the first sensitive airport outside the metropolises in India to hand over this state-of-the-art vehicle to CISF. Likewise, MIA had also set up a state-of-the-art Security Operations Control Centre manned by the ASG personnel that helps them maintain a hawk’s eye over all areas of the airport.

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