Monitoring Technology Proliferation: An Open Source Methodology For Generating Proliferation Intelligence
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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This thesis develops a methodology to monitor technology proliferation. It is designed to provide proliferation intelligence on specific threat technologies and can be used to augment export controls or enhance counter proliferation initiatives. A high-tech component used to upgrade underwater mines is the subject of the case study developed in this thesis. This technology monitoring method exploits the exponentially expanding volume of open source information occurring as a result of the information revolution. Technology proliferation, Proliferation intelligence, Technology monitoring, Export controls, Open source intelligence, Mine warfare technologies, Economic intelligence, Economic security, Underwater mines.
- Military Intelligence