The confluence of the September eleven, 2001 terrorist assault and the U.S. Army’s historical function to help civil experts has led to monstrous new demanding situations for the military. to assist meet those demanding situations, the Assistant Secretary of the military for examine and expertise asked the nationwide study Council (NRC) perform a chain of reviews on how technological know-how and know-how may help the military arrange for its function in place of birth defense (HLS). The NRC’s Board on military technological know-how and expertise shaped the Committee on military technology and expertise for place of origin defense to complete that project. The Committee was once requested to study suitable literature and actions, confirm parts of emphasis for military S&T in aid of counter terrorism and anti-terrorism, and suggest high-payoff applied sciences to aid the military satisfy its challenge. the dep. of security Counter-Terrorism expertise activity strength pointed out 4 operational parts in reviewing technical proposals for HLS operations: symptoms and caution; denial and survivability; restoration and final result administration; and attribution and retaliation. The examine sponsor requested the Committee to take advantage of those 4 components because the foundation for its evaluate of the technological know-how and know-how (S&T) that would be very important for the Army’s HLS position. total, the Committee discovered that: - there's power for gigantic synergy among S&T paintings performed through the military for its HLS duties and the advance of the subsequent new release military, the target strength. - the military nationwide defend (ARNG) is important to the good fortune of the Army’s HLS efforts.

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