TITLE

Watch Your Assets!

AUTHOR(S)
Kemp, Ian
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Armada International;Jun/Jul2006, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the force protection systems of the expeditionary military forces of the U.S. Force protection systems are described as systems that impose a minimum logistics burden to transport, establish and maintain. The systems that can be employed to protect forward military bases are enumerated, including screens or barriers that prevent direct observation and fortifications that protect against fire weapons and Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Devices.
ACCESSION #
21472601

 

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