Global Security Glossary – X –



X-ray bomb: a bomb triggered to explode when exposed to x-rays.

X-ray examination: examination of an object by placing it in the chamber of an x-ray machine. A viewing plate on the machine displays the object’s inner construction, thereby permitting the machine operator to evaluate the nature of the object.

X-ray system: a device or system that inspects the contents of a package or container for concealed explosives or contraband.

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