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Authors: J. Hausner, Warren Walker
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: trenton, new, jersey, resources, fighting, deployment, fire, analysis
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One of a series of case studies documenting deployment analyses of police, fire, and ambulance services in seven American cities. It presents a description and the results of an analysis of the deployment of fire companies in Trenton, New Jersey. The study focused on (1) how Trenton can achieve the best fire protection using its existing fire-fighting resources, and (2) the fire protection levels ......
ISBN: 0833037811, 9780833037817
Authors: Christopher G. Pernin, Louis R. Moore
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: internetting, fires, future, force, effects, quantify, mix, problem, math, model, weapons
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For the Army’s future force, what is the appropriate mix of weapons to provide a given outcome, and how might these weapons be employed? This research offers some initial observations into the internetting of fires (IOF) process and a foundation for understanding its relationship to combat outcome. IOF is “the ability to engage a particular target using any number of potential firers w......
ISBN: 0833026127, 9780833026125
Authors: David Ochmanek, Edward R. Harshberger, David E. Thaler, Glenn A. Kent
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: theater, warfare, transform, firepower, advances, information, yield
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Absent significant changes in U.S. defense investment priorities, American forces could soon find themselves unable to cope with some emerging challenges in large-scale power projection operations. Specifically, U.S. forces will need better capabilities to secure a foothold in distant theaters, to defeat weapons of mass destruction and their delivery vehicles, to gain control of operations in the ......
Authors: Natural Disasters Roundtable, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: burn, january, washington, fire, urban, summary, forum, wildland
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Download free ebook: To Burn Or Not To Burn: Summary Of The Forum On Urban/wildland Fire, January 26, 2001, Washington, Dc......
ISBN: 0833044168, 9780833044167
Authors: Bernard D. Rostker, Lawrence M. Hanser, William M. Hix, Carl Jensen, Andrew R. Morral, Greg Ridgeway, Terry L. Schell
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: firearm, training, discharge, review, process, department, new, york, city, police, evaluation
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In January 2007, New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly wanted to make sure that his department was doing everything necessary to minimize the unnecessary discharge of firearms. He asked the RAND Corporation to examine the quality and completeness of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) firearm-training program and identify potential improvements in the design and delivery of the......
ISBN: 140655913X, 9781406559132
Author: Lawrence J Leslie
Source: www.bookdepository.com
Keywords: lawrence, leslie, press, dodo, camp, fire, chums
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Title Chums of the Camp Fire (Dodo Press)Authors and contributors By (author) Lawrence J LesliePhysical properties Format: PaperbackNumber of pages: 128Width: 152 mmHeight: 229 mmThickness: 8 mmWeight: 200 gAudience General/tradeISBN ISBN 13: 9781406559132ISBN 10: 140655913XClassifications Nielsen BookScan Product Class: F2.1BICMainSubject: FGCPublisher Dodo PressImprint name Dodo Pr......
ISBN: 1406509426, 9781406509427
Author: J. M. Barrie
Source: www.bookdepository.com
Keywords: press, barrie, dodo, fire, sit, alice
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Title Alice Sit-By-The-Fire (Dodo Press)Authors and contributors By (author) J. M. BarriePhysical properties Format: PaperbackNumber of pages: 92Width: 152 mmHeight: 229 mmThickness: 5 mmWeight: 148 gAudience General/tradeISBN ISBN 13: 9781406509427ISBN 10: 1406509426Classifications Dewey: 822.3Nielsen BookScan Product Class: T3.2BICMainSubject: CTGPublisher Dodo PressImprint name Do......
Authors: Edward Ignall, Kenneth Lloyd Rider, Richard Urbach
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: initial, findings, distance, response, severity, fire
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Studies the relationship between physical damage from fires and the distance traveled by the first-arriving fire company, using data from 115,000 structural fires in New York City between 1968 and 1970.It was found that the estimated fraction of fires that were serious (where more than 15 percent of building contents were destroyed) at the moment of dispatch ranged from 3-7 percent.This fraction w......
Author: Grace M. Carter
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: program, description, operations, department, model, fire, simulation
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Programmer's guide to the fire department simulation used in New York to study the effects of changes in number and/or location of fire companies and the rules for dispatching and deploying them.Policies can be compared in terms of delays, workload on individual fire-fighting units, and coverage provided.Programmed in short subroutines to be easily modifiable, the model consists of three self-cont......
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