Accession Number : ADA288287

Title :   Automating Military Support to Civil Authorities.

Descriptive Note : Research rept. Aug 93-Apr 94,

Corporate Author : INDUSTRIAL COLL OF THE ARMED FORCES WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Mayer-Kielmann, Michael

PDF Url : ADA288287

Report Date : APR 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 39

Abstract : This paper discusses how the Department of Defense can use automation in accomplishing its Military Support to Civil Authorities (MSCA) mission. It describes the successful implementation of a commercial, off-the-shelf graphical information software system at an Army-level headquarters. Lessons learned from that experience demonstrate the feasibility of exporting a similar system to all headquarters responsible for MSCA. The final section of the paper suggests that the Federal Emergency Management Agency take the lead in promoting improvements in the automation environment for all organizations participating in disaster management.

Descriptors :   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, AUTOMATION, DISASTERS, ENVIRONMENTS, LESSONS LEARNED, CRISIS MANAGEMENT, MILITARY ASSISTANCE, ORGANIZATIONS, EMERGENCIES, MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, CIVIL DEFENSE, ARMY RESEARCH.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE