Building a contingency menu: using capabilities-based planning for Homeland Defense and Homeland Security

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Authors
Goss, Thomas J.
Subjects
Contingency planning
Planning
Homeland defense
Homeland security
Capabilities-based planning
Advisors
Stockton, Paul
Mitchell, Andy
Date of Issue
2005-03
Date
Publisher
Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
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Abstract
A capabilities-based approach to contingency planning offers important opportunities to strengthen both Homeland Defense and Homeland Security. The Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have already begun moving beyond traditional threat-based and scenario-based planning methodologies toward a more capabilities-based approach, but require embracing this concept more in order to counter challenges in developing contingency plans against current threats to the US Homeland. Additionally, given the critical responsibilities of state and local governments in Homeland Security, this planning approach might be applied far beyond the Federal government. This thesis examines ways that a specialized capabilities-based planning process might be applied to Homeland Defense and Homeland Security, and applies the proposed methodology to two case studies: the US Navy Component of US Northern Command and the New York City Fire Department.
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Thesis
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Department
Department of National Security Affairs
Organization
Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.).
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Format
xii, 73 p.
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Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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This publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
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