Theses and Dissertations
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A heuristic algorithm for U.S. naval mission resource allocation
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2008-09)
Current military leadership is directing the U.S. Navy to engage in theater security cooperation activities or missions to bolster confidence and build trust relationships with other national military forces. Using ships ...
Deceptive tactics for protecting cities against Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Devices
(Monterey California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2008-03)
This thesis focuses on interdiction of Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Devices (VBIED) on a major city by using "transparent" and "deceptive" assets. Transparent assets (e.g., road blocks) are those for which we assume ...
Optimizing ship-to-shore movement for Hospital Ship humanitarian assistance operations
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2008-03)
The U.S. Navy recently designated Humanitarian Assistance (HA) and Disaster Relief (DR) as core capabilities, recognizing the importance of delivering a potent strategic communications message directly to foreign ...