A Coordinated Response

Wittman, Amy L.
May 2008
Sea Power;May2008, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p4
The article reports on the countermeasure capabilities of defense agencies in the U.S. The Coast Guard, the agency responsible for port security, has no mine countermeasure capabilities, as well as the Navy, which would be responsible for mine removal, does not have the sufficient assets in clearing a domestic airport. The ease by which mines can be deployed has raised a red flag for federal and state agencies.


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