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Personnel Protection

Focus Areas

Communications and Situational Awareness

Develop situational awareness and communication capabilities that aid in identifying threat indicators, conducting risk assessments and providing early warning to personnel providing protective services for VIPs. Develop tools to facilitate situational awareness, reporting, and communications for incident response personnel.

Individual Protection and Survivability

Develop advanced personnel protection systems that mitigate ballistic, blast, and emerging operational threats. Personal protective equipment focuses on novel materials and designs to provide maximum protection.

Personnel Tracking and Recovery

Develop inconspicuous systems to geolocate and track high risk personnel, signal situations of duress, and facilitate recovery of missing or captured personnel.

Ballistic and Blast Threat Assessment

Research ballistic and blast effects on the human body and develop guidelines, tools, and techniques to mitigate the effects.


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