Accession Number:

AD0404178

Title:

STUDY OF ATTACK WARNING ACTION SELECTION. A WARNING DECISION STUDY

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

CORNELL AERONAUTICAL LAB INC BUFFALO NY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

135.0

Abstract:

The procedures for the transmission of attack warning from NORAD through the states to local governments are well established and in daily use. An evaluation of these procedures and the development of improved methods to influence, expedite and activate decisions at the state and local level are the subjects of the present AWAS study. The approach employed in this program is to study the operational survival plans of a sampling of states and localities, to supplement the basic input data with conferences when deemed necessary, and from the available data to 1 analyze the characteristics of the present warning decision process 2 identify the problems of the warning decision process 3 determine the critical factors in the present warning decision process 4 recommend improve ments in the warning decision process 5 recom mend research required for suggested improve ments and 6 recommend required research for those problems which could not be adequately analyzed within the current program.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Defense

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE