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Soft Target Protection : Theoretical Basis and Practical Measures

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This proceedings volume includes articles presented during the Advanced Research Workshop on Soft Target Protection.



The book presents important topics related to the protection of vulnerable objects and spaces, called Soft Targets. The chapters published in this book are thematically assigned to the blocks as follows: Theoretical aspect of soft target protection; Blast resistance of soft targets; Counter terrorism; Technical and technological solutions for soft target protection; Scheme and organizational measures; Blast protection and Forces for soft target protection.



In this book, the reader will find a wealth of information about the theoretical background for designing protection of soft targets, as well as the specifics of protecting objects in armed conflict areas. New methods and procedures applicable to the soft target protection are described.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 378 pages
  • 155 x 235mm
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1st ed. 2020
  • 178 Illustrations, color; 29 Illustrations, black and white; XIII, 378 p. 207 illus., 178 illus. in color.
  • 9402417540
  • 9789402417548

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This proceedings volume includes articles presented during the Advanced Research Workshop on Soft Target Protection.

The book presents important topics related to the protection of vulnerable objects and spaces, called Soft Targets. The chapters published in this book are thematically assigned to the blocks as follows: Theoretical aspect of soft target protection; Blast resistance of soft targets; Counter terrorism; Technical and technological solutions for soft target protection; Scheme and organizational measures; Blast protection and Forces for soft target protection.

In this book, the reader will find a wealth of information about the theoretical background for designing protection of soft targets, as well as the specifics of protecting objects in armed conflict areas. New methods and procedures applicable to the soft target protection are described.
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Table of contents

Theoretical aspect of soft target protection.Blast resistance of soft target.Counter terrorism.Technical and technological solutions for soft target protection.Scheme and organizational measures.
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About Ladislav Hofreiter

Ladislav Hofreiter, professor in the field of National and International Security. His work is focused on tasks of security science and security management theory. He worked at the Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow Academy (Poland) and at the Faculty of Security Engineering of the University of Zilina (Slovakia). He is a member of Scientific Council European Association of Security and a member of the Commission for Assessing the Qualifications of Security Specialists, EAS.




Viacheslav BEREZUTSKYI, Sc.D., Professor, head of Department of Labour and Environment Protection, National Technical University "Kharkov Polytechnic Institute". He is a member of the Commission of the Ministry of Education of Civil Protection, Ukraine; Deputy Chairman of Scientific Council European Association for Security; Head of the Commission for Assessing the Qualifications of Security Specialists EAS.







Lucia Figuli, Ph.D. is a Deputy head of Department of Technical Sciences and Informatics of Faculty of Security Engineering at University of Zilina (Slovakia). She was a member of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Programmes Independent Scientific Evaluation Group for the period 2016 - 2018. She deals in her research activities with the protection of strucrures and people again the effect of the blast wave from the explosions.







Zuzana Zvakova, Ph.D. is a lecturer at the Department of Security Management of Faculty of Security engineering at University of Zilina (Slovakia). Her research activity is focused on the issue of the effects of an explosion of IEDs on persons and objects, parameters and propagation of blast wave and on the area of security services.
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