A simulation model of tactical nuclear target analysis and damage assessment

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A simulation model of tactical nuclear target analysis and damage assessment. By Joseph Carl Fernandez. Download PDF (8 MB) Abstract. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimitedThis thesis present a Nuclear Targeting and Effects program that is intended for the inclusion in the Simulation of Tactical Alternative Responses (STAR Author: Joseph Carl Fernandez.

The dominant nuclear environment refers to the effects that set the survival range between the target and the explosion. 3 Low-altitude, near-surface, and surface bursts damage most ground targets within the damage radii, which is principally a function of the yield of the weapon.

Also, high-altitude bursts produce high-altitude electromagnetic. The information obtained from analysis helps the management in assessment of the RAM needs of system (Sharma and Kumar, ). In the Oil & Gas Industry risk-based maintenance programs to improve safety, reliability and availability of the plants have been applied for a log time by: The calculations were done using PDCALC (see Attachment in this chapter), a tool used by DTRA and the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) to calculate the probability of severe target damage from nuclear weapons.

The HDBTs that are considered are those depicted in Figure Also included are hard, surface point targets, such as. Ranges of Casualties Calculated for Mt Attacks on U.S. City Centers, Military-Supporting Industry, or Strategic Nuclear Targets. The calculated results of an all-out attack on the U.S.

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population or economic targets involving thousands of megatons would be relatively insensitive to the casualty model by: 7. The aircraft target interaction analysis method Introduction.

This method analyzes an aircraft impact explicitly with a combined model of the target and missile. In order to employ this method, a demonstration that a missile target interaction analysis model suitably represents that prescribed force–time history is required.

ATR Automatic Target Recognition AVN Aviation AWACS Airborne (Early) Warning and Control System BDA Battle Damage Assessment BAT Brilliant Anti-Tank BLWE Battlefield Lab Warfighting Experiment C2 Command and Control C2V Command and Control Vehicle C3 Command, Control, and Communications CAEN Close Action Environment CAGIS.

High Energy Laser Test Facility (HELSTF), Large Vacuum Chamber (LVC). Weapon-class High Energy Laser beams can be propagated in the chamber The Survivability, Vulnerability and Assessment Directorate (SV) is a recognized center of expertise for nuclear effects test and evaluation (T & E).

Major nuclear weapon effects test facilities operated by SV. This volume A simulation model of tactical nuclear target analysis and damage assessment book the papers presented at IALCCE, the Sixth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE), held in Ghent, Belgium, OctoberIt consists of a book of extended abstracts and a USB device with full papers including the Fazlur R.

Khan lecture, 8 keynote lectures, and technical papers from all over the world. Israeli Delilah missile carrying 6 kiloton ( tons of TNT equivalent) nuclear missile (unretouched photo via VT Damascus) Tineye says this is a unique image and doesn’t appear anywhere on the web.

We, however, are always suspicious when something seems ‘too good to be true.’ Pixel analysis says this is a good photo. • Tactical Engagement Simulation with Real Time Casualty Assessment (TES/RTCA) • M&S tools to estimate directed-energy weapons damage effects on various targets as well as collateral effects (due to assessment, flight data analysis, and intelligence model design.

Book Description. Safety, Reliability, Risk and Life-Cycle Performance of Structures and Infrastructures contains the plenary lectures and papers presented at the 11th International Conference on STRUCTURAL SAFETY AND RELIABILITY (ICOSSAR, New York, NY, USA, June ), and covers major aspects of safety, reliability, risk and life.

Adds detailed description of battle damage assessment and its role in the targeting process.

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Summary of Changes iv JP and tactical. A target is an entity (person, place, or thing) analysis, engagement, and assessment. Physical, functional, cognitive, environmental, and temporal are broad.

The present study scrutinized the impacts of terrain-induced turbulence on wind turbine blades, examining measurement data regarding wind conditions and the strains of wind turbine blades.

Furthermore, we performed a high-resolution large-eddy simulation (LES) and identified the three-dimensional airflow structures of terrain-induced turbulence.

Based on the LES results. And a nuclear program begins anew. Iran might not make a direct hit on a U.S. target, but even minor damage is a major public relations victory. But operational and tactical surprise remain. The term military simulation can cover a wide spectrum of activities, ranging from full-scale field-exercises, to abstract computerized models that can proceed with little or no human involvement—such as the Rand Strategy Assessment Center (RSAC).

As a general scientific principle, the most reliable data comes from actual observation and the most reliable theories. Provide analytical services in target descriptions, target vulnerability analysis, target survivability analysis, weapon system effectiveness and performance studies, data analysis, target disablement evaluation, component damage, warhead lethality.

Both the Air Force and USMC use the JP definition and apply the “Strange Model” (sometimes referred to as CG-CC-CR-CV) for determining enemy vulnerabilities, and both stress that analysis should be iterative as the COG may change during operations.

The Strange Model was also adopted in JP as a means of identifying critical. Managers included in the simulation are: Tactical Maneu-vering, Sensor, Target, Cooperation, Route and Weapons.

1 BACKGROUND In order to implement and evaluate cooperative control strategies for unmanned aerospace vehicles (UAVs), a simulation environment was needed. During an earlier pro-ject, Control Automation and Task Allocation (CATA), a. A key element of PD was to use high-tech intelligence to find nuclear weapons targets in battlefield situations, strike the targets, and then assess the damage-a "look-shoot-look" capability.

A memorandum from NSC military aide William Odom depicted Secretary of Defense Harold Brown doing exactly that in a recent military exercise where he. Advanced Sensors Including Tagging, Tracking and Locating Devices: Tactical to nano-scale systems that can provide a long duration, small form factor, clandestine capability for rapid identification of individuals and equipment at various distances.

New capabilities for detecting, identifying and tracking targets based on unique observables such as, but not limited to. Nuclear warfare (sometimes atomic warfare or thermonuclear warfare) is a military conflict or political strategy which deploys nuclear r weapons are weapons of mass destruction; in contrast to conventional warfare, nuclear warfare can produce destruction in a much shorter time and can have a long-lasting radiological result.

A major nuclear exchange. •“Nuclear Weapon Effects Test, Evaluation, & Simulation,” Apr 05 • Task Force to assess the implementation of DoDICBRN Survivability Policy, and the effectiveness of the management oversight group established by the DoDI • Conduct an independent review and assessment of DoD’s EMP.

Integrated Survivability Assessment. Publication. 01/01/ and computer model and simulation development and support, SURVICE was awarded a SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) Provide analytical services in target descriptions, target vulnerability analysis, target survivability analysis, weapon system effectiveness and performance studies.

A tactical environment is the envelope of containment which is continually minimized through the progressive accumulated isolation of the target subject by a proactive force delegation whose activities are based upon a strategic model.

Tactical Response is called for when there is imminent threat to safety by an overpowering antagonist. In arms control, any action, including inspection, detection, and identification, taken to ascertain compliance with agreed measures. In computer modeling and simulation, the process of determining that a model or simulation implementation accurately represents the developer’s conceptual description and specifications.

Operation Crossroads was a pair of nuclear weapon tests conducted by the United States at Bikini Atoll in mid They were the first nuclear weapon tests since Trinity in Julyand the first detonations of nuclear devices since the atomic bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, The purpose of the tests was to investigate the effect of nuclear weapons on warships.

satisfied with the simulation (step V), analysis is conducted to assess the SoS. DEMONSTRATION GOALS The Ballistics & Nuclear/Biological/Chemical (NBC) Division (BND) of SLAD is responsible for development and analysis of ballistic V/L data. To support Army transformation, the BND requires expanded methods to model ballistic effects on.

Non-Standard Tactical Vehicles Chapter 4. Fire Support. Mission Command FA Organization Fire Control Weapons Locating Radars OPFOR Artillery Replication Laser Operations Precision Munitions Artillery/Mortar Safety Manual Artillery Assessment Tables Crater Analysis.

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The Importance of Effective Battle Damage Assessment. Battle damage assessment is a second enabling capability that is needed to exploit precision to its full extent.

Knowledge that a kinetic strike has been successful can avoid wasting resources on unnecessary repeated strikes against the same target. FY Project BB – Small Business Innovative Research* 0 0 *In year of execution, funding executed under PE BR “Small Business Innovative Research”.Damage Characteristics for Specific Overpressures Light housing destroyed 5 psi__ Brick housing/commercial buildings destroyed 10 psi__ Reinforced concrete structures destroyed 20 psi__ Representative data, e.g.

from Physical Vulnerability Handbook Nuclear weapon storage bunkers psi__ Command bunkers psi__ Missile silos Methods. Model estimates of nuclear war casualties employed ESRI's ArcGISblast and prompt radiation were calculated using the Defense Nuclear Agency's WE program, and fallout radiation was calculated using the Defense Threat Reduction Agency's (DTRA's) Hazard Prediction and Assessment Capability (HPAC) VSP4, as well as custom GIS and .