TITLE

Situational Awareness

AUTHOR(S)
Kreisher, Otto
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Sea Power;Apr2008, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the launch of a government-wide initiative to create a nationwide global intelligence and communications network to achieve maritime domain awareness (MDA) which involves the Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and other U.S. government entities in the U.S. The initiative aims to counter terrorism using the seas to strike the interest of Americans. Moreover, it cites that Navy plays an essential role in organizing the diverse efforts in order to attain MDA.
ACCESSION #
36443789

 

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