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ISBN: 0309140218, 9780309140218
Author: Committee On Advanced Spectroscopic Portals; National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: entry, ports, interim, report, version, abbreviated, cargo, screening, costs, testing, benefits, advanced, portals, spectroscopic, evaluating
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To improve screening of containerized cargo for nuclear and radiological material that might be entering the United States, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking to deploy new radiation detectors, called advanced spectroscopic portals (ASPs). The ASPs are intended to replace some or all of the current system of radiation portal monitors (called PVT RPMs) used in conjunction with han......
ISBN: 143791814X, 9781437918144
Author: Cristina Chaplain
Source: www.ebookdb.org
Keywords: space, critical, station, cargo, capabilities, transport, demonstrate, schedules, partners, commercial, making, progress, aggressive, face, nasa
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Copyrights: General Copyright

Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 41After the planned retirement of the space shuttle in 2010, NASA will face a cargo resupply shortfall for the International Space Station of 40 metric tons between 2010 and 2015. NASA budgeted $500 million in seed money to commercial partners to develop new cargo transport capabilities through its Commercial Orbital Transport. Serv......
ISBN: 0833025457, 9780833025456
Authors: Paul Killingsworth, Laura M. Williams
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: major, deployments, cargo, theater, used, carry, 17s
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In 1995, RAND was asked to support a study, called the C-17 Tactical Utility Analysis (TUA), to examine possible roles for the C-17 as an in-theater airlifter. The study, conducted by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Program Analysis and Evaluation (OSD(PA&E)), with the support of the Services, found a need for up to a squadron of C-17s operating in-theater during major regional conting......
ISBN: 1406579564, 9781406579567
Author: William H G Kingston
Source: www.bookdepository.com
Keywords: press, william, kingston, dodo, illustrated, braithwaite, supercargo, james
Formats:PDF
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Title James Braithwaite, the Supercargo (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press)Authors and contributors By (author) William H G KingstonPhysical properties Format: PaperbackNumber of pages: 196Width: 152 mmHeight: 229 mmThickness: 11 mmWeight: 295 gAudience General/tradeISBN ISBN 13: 9781406579567ISBN 10: 1406579564Classifications Nielsen BookScan Product Class: F1.1BICMainSubject: FBCIllus......
Author: Robert E. Bickner
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: air, transport, challenge, variations, density, cargo
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Condensed version of a 1955 study (RM1380) of means of improving the efficiency of airlift operations.The author deals with:(1) the significance of cargo densities in the various phases of airlift operations; (2) the mistakes resulting from the assumption that densities are constant; and (3) the methods by which cargo densities can be appropriately considered.......
ISBN: 0833012835, 9780833012838
Authors: Stephen J. Carroll, Karen E. Isaacson
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: distribution, resupply, cargo, managing, concepts, effects, alternative, potential
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This report describes an evaluation of alternative concepts for managing the distribution of non-unit-related, or resupply, military cargo in wartime, all of which focus on procedures for effectively coordinating the day-to-day and week-to-week operations of a given set of supply and transportation resources. Specifically, the authors consider dynamic approaches to four wartime resupply management......
ISBN: 0833016679, 9780833016676
Authors: Dave J. Dreyfuss, Calvin Shipbaugh, Jeff Hagen, Richard Buenneke
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: cargo, rotorcraft, passenger, program, technology, dual
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Declining budgets are reducing the number of new military acquisition starts. The Army needs to consider new ways of doing business that will permit it to get the most from the acquisition dollars available. One possibility is to exploit dual-use technology programs. The Arroyo Center investigated the feasibility of the notion that the commercial aircraft industry could develop a rotorcraft for th......
ISBN: 0833018639, 9780833018632
Authors: Stephen J. Carroll, D. Robert Worley, Gordon Crawford
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: resupply, cargo, distribution, managing, concepts, alternative
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The existing Department of Defense (DOD) system for distributing resupply (non-unit-related) cargo is not well integrated. The system as a whole lacks mechanisms to ensure that it will respond well to the demand variations characteristic of wartime. This Note offers several alternatives for improving the management of resupply operations in DOD's future distribution system, along with a framework ......
ISBN: 1422304426, 9781422304426
Author: Cathleen A. Berrick
Source: www.ebookdb.org
Keywords: security, domestic, air, cargo, strengthen, needed, federal, action, aviation
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 98In 2004, an estimated 23 billion pounds of air cargo (AC) was transported within the U.S., about a quarter of which was transported on passenger aircraft. Within the Dept. of Homeland Security, the Transportation Security Admin. (TSA) is responsible for ensuring the security of commercial aviation, incl. AC. To evaluate the status......
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