Accession Number : AD0712451


Title :   AN INVESTIGATION OF THE ASSESSMENT OF THREAT.


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,


Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA


Personal Author(s) : Dennis, Chadwick Hunter


Report Date : APR 1970


Pagination or Media Count : 107


Abstract : The document covers a methodological investigation of the complex phenomenon of threat assessment at the Defense Department level. Through the device of propaedeutic and heuristic discussion the controversial aura surrounding present day threat assessment is explored. Several methods that have been used or might possibly be used to assess threat are outlined. A pragmatic and reproducible method of assessing threats to this nation is predicted. (Author)


Descriptors :   *NATIONAL DEFENSE, *THREATS, DECISION MAKING, THEORY, MEASUREMENT, SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, STATISTICAL PROCESSES, THESES.


Subject Categories : MILITARY OPERATIONS, STRATEGY AND TACTICS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE