Countering Terrorism: The Ultimate Challenge To Technology

Bursky, David
November 2001
Electronic Design;11/5/2001, Vol. 49 Issue 23, p26
Trade Publication
Editorial. Focuses on the challenges of technology on preventing terrorism in the United States. Assurance of better building structures withstanding devastation; Provision of advance warnings of impending danger; Development of sensing and countermeasures technologies.


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