attack assessment


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attack assessment

An evaluation of information to determine the potential or actual nature and objectives of an attack for the purpose of providing information for timely decisions. See also damage estimation.
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Primary mission: Missile warning--provides detection, attack warning and attack assessment of sea-launched ballistic missiles and ICBMs launched against the continental United States and Canada.
To run the maritime surveillance data through the NORAD integrated tactical warning and attack assessment system would be largely cost neutral.
Strategic attack assessment became associated with nuclear war planning and proceeded at a deliberate pace as analysts scrutinized potential targets for annual editions of plans such as the Single Integrated Operational Plan (SIOP).
Meanwhile Curt Weldon, who introduced the amendment, told Wired News: "Proliferation of encryption technology would harm our ability to gather vital intelligence, jeopardize our early threat warning and attack assessment, risk our ability to maintain an information-based advantage over our enemies, and place our nation's most secure systems at risk.
Asthmatic attack assessment requires moment to moment data acquisition and processing of lung activity, making real-time precision processing a critical factor.
The air defense and missile warning missions are part of the integrated tactical warning attack assessment mission, which provides warning to the President if North America is under attack, said Lockheed.
13th Space Warning Squadron, Clear AFS, Alaska Primary mission: Missile warning--provides detection, attack warning, and attack assessment of sea-launched ballistic missiles and ICBMs launched against the continental United States and Canada.
MI6's Terrorist Attack Assessment Centre (TAAC) said May 1 is a "significant opportunity" for a high- profile assault.
0 version of Sentivist as a "Hot Pick" because the enterprise security solution is suitable for any sized organization, includes environment-aware attack assessment, vulnerability scanning, and the most impressive IPS User Interface they have seen.