Mobile X-ray scans

Police State USA: Land of the Checkpoints

Mobile X-ray scans of a vehicle. Coming to a town near you.

Mobile X-ray scans of a trailer.

Staff Sgt. Jonathan Hobbs uses a Z backscatter van to scan a suspect vehicle during a training exercise April 23 at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th Security Forces Group owns two of the $1.2 million vehicles, which interpret reflected X-rays to create highly detailed images of low-density materials such as explosives or drugs. Sergeant Hobbs is an 820th SFG sensor technician. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Parker Gyokeres)