San Francisco airport hopes new system will thwart WMD attacks

Page, Douglas
August 2003
Fire Chief;Aug2003, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p21
Trade Publication
Reports on the protective and responsive options for airport counter-terrorism program in San Francisco, California. Goal of the program; Components of the program; Requirements for an effective facility protection.


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