For this drill, Atkinson Hall played the part of the frontline in the war on terrorism. While first responders practiced their skills in responding to urban terrorism, researchers from the WIISARD (Wireless Internet Information Systems for Medical Response in Disasters) project and the RESCUE (Response to Crises and Unexpected Events) project deployed and tested new technologies for management of mass casualty situations.
"The university campus itself was once an Army base, and military-related businesses and facilities abound in the region. San Diego is a major center for defense-related manufacturing, home to businesses that contract to the military for security applications, logistical services, unmanned aerial systems, and personnel. It is one of the primary arenas for the flows between academia, industry, and the military..."
|Taxonomy||education » terrorism » training|
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|Entry updated:||2012-05-02 07:39:50|