MSA Security leads the industry with the most effective, efficient, and expansive explosive detection canine solutions available. We have worked with the air cargo industry’s leading carriers since 2012, honing and refining our program to address evolving threats and operational requirements. In that time our canine program has more than doubled in size and reach, with teams deployed from New York to Los Angeles to Hong Kong. Today, MSA’s Windsor Teams screen more cargo on a daily basis than any other private provider.
The most effective and efficient way to screen cargo for explosives is with an MSA Windsor Team. All teams deployed to air cargo environments have undergone thorough operational training in various cargo configurations. Whether it’s a ULD, Cookie Sheet, Homogenized Pallet, or Loose or Bagged Cargo, MSA Windsor Teams quickly assess even the largest of cargo areas for potential explosive threats – without disrupting business operations.
MSA Explosive Detection Canine teams have changed the way leading carriers screen packages – increasing safety, improving efficiencies and lowering costs. It once took 6 hours for a single ULD to be X-ray screened for explosive threats. A Windsor Team sweeps that same area in just minutes.
While screening via technology can be cumbersome, labor intensive, and expensive, explosive detection canines provide an efficient solution. In a dynamic screening environment, power sources and size limitations can challenge an efficient process. Rather than configuring your sort or freight process around technology, canines are able to work around your existing processes with minimal to no disruption.
“A properly imprinted and trained canine remains the most effective and operationally efficient tool for cargo screening.”
Brandon Fried | Executive Director, Air Forwarders Association
"After $19 billion spent over six years, Pentagon realizes the best bomb detector is a dog"
Dan Nosowitz | Popular Science Magazine
MSA Security is the Largest Private Provider of Explosive Detection Canine Teams in the WorldWith a commitment to comprehensive operational training, 100 of our more than 650 global Windsor Teams are specially trained and prepared for air cargo industry deployment. MSA has dozens of TSA Certified 3PK9 Teams deployed across the United States.
The industry demand for skilled EDC teams grows more significant each day. Actively engaged with the industry, MSA Windsor Teams meet rigorous TSA CCSP-K9 standards and are well equipped to support third-party screening demands from regulated cargo carriers of all sizes. With offices and training facilities in key global markets, MSA maintains an ever-growing footprint with the ability to rapidly scale to address changes in the aviation security space.
In September of 2020, MSA Security was appointed to TSA’s Aviation Security Advisory Council (ASAC) as the solutions provider for screening technology. ASAC is a congressionally-mandated committee of aviation industry stakeholders and provides a formalized mechanism for consultation with key industry stakeholders on aviation security matters, including the development, refinement, and implementation of policies, programs, rulemaking, and security directives pertaining to aviation security.
MSA’s Director of Air Cargo Operations, Alexander Rodriguez, represents MSA on the Council.
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