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Category: CTNSP Defense and Technology Papers

Nov. 1, 2004

DTP-006: Shaping Future Defense Budgets

This paper assesses key issues in the U.S. defense spending in the next decade and is intended to serve as a guide to analyzing the fiscal year 2006 budget submission.

Oct. 1, 2004

DTP-005: Bridging the Gap: European C4ISR Capabilities and Transatlantic Interoperability

This study analyzes the developed and planned C4ISR capabilities of seven European countries and examines the extent to which advanced C4ISR and network doctrines figure in the defense planning of these nations and explore the content of interoperability within and between these national forces and between these forces and those of the United States.

Sept. 1, 2004

DTP-004: Cooperative Threat Reduction for a New Era

The purpose of this study is to review the techniques developed and used by the Nunn-Lugar program to dat, including some closely related activities, and to recommend specific ways in which these techniques could be applied on a global basis to eliminate the various types of nuclear threats faced by the United States.

June 20, 2004

DTP-003: Who You Gonna Call? Responding to a Medical Emergency with the Strategic National Stockpile

This paper reviews the history and current status of the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS), provies an overview of its role in incident response, and reports on the testing of SNS deployment in recent terrorism exercises. It also explores regulatory and legal issues that surround the use of SNS and its importance to the U.S. military.

June 15, 2004

DTP-002: Hometown Hospitals: The Weakest Link? Bioterrorism Readiness in America’s Rural Hospitals

The delivery of medical care to infected populations and the containment of disearse spidmics

June 1, 2004

DTP-001: Looking for Trouble: A Policymaker’s Guide to Biosensing

A publication written to inform the non-technical policymaker to assist in reaching important decisions to prevent bioterrorism and biological attacks. In addition it presents results of an extensive statistical study examining the utility of a system-of-systems approach to identifying a bioattack.