TITLE

Predicting Weapon Effects for Defense and Homeland Security

AUTHOR(S)
Hendershot, John; Kaczmarek, Robert
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Defense AT&L;May/Jun2014, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents authors views regarding the need of development of effective weapons and survivable systems. He discusses several facts which includes high-fidelity simulation tools from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division, validation of software against real-world tests and capabilities of DYSMAS for predicting weapons effects.
ACCESSION #
95805297

 

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