PRACTITIONER'S FORUM: VULNERABILITY OF BUILDINGS AND INFRASTRUCTURE TO CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ATTACK: AN OVERVIEW

This paper proposes a six-step program to protect the nation's buildings and infrastructure from terrorist chemical and biological attack. It involves the following: identify the potential chemical and biological agents; assess the characteristics of potential targets; deny attackers access to vulnerable areas; deter attackers by surveillance devices, closed-circuit televisions, and alarms; detect the attempted intrusion of chemical/biological agents by developing broad spectrum, multiple agent, and toxic material detectors; and design the building or infrastructure to defend its occupants.

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  • Accession Number: 00768814
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 9 1999 12:00AM