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a network of radar installations designed to detect enemy missiles or aircraft while there is still time to intercept them

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Increasingly in recent years, meteorological satellite data has been used to model the spatial and seasonal dynamics of infectious disease transmission and develop affordable early warning systems for malaria (Thomson et al.
Symantec Network Security 7100 Series is the first appliance to deliver on all of these needs, while also leveraging security intelligence from the world's leading response organization and premier global early warning system.
VeriSign's unique security intelligence acts as an early warning system for enterprises seeking to guard themselves against threats," said Maria Cirino, senior vice president, VeriSign Security Services.
According to Gary Peterson, Mechanical Engineer, Logistics Center Engineering, Atmospheric Early Warning Systems, "SWANview Portables were selected for monitoring the mechanical condition of the radar drive systems because SWAN(TM) technology is able to monitor large, slow moving apparatus effectively.
Continuous self-diagnosis and early warning systems allow IXC to detect and correct potential trouble before transmission integrity is affected.
The purpose of CSEPP is to prepare communities for major emergencies through disaster planning, public education, and early warning systems.
Whittaker Electronic Systems designs and manufactures a wide range of EW, command and control, secure communications and missile early warning systems and simulators for the U.
He added that while early warning systems are vital, gaps exists such as observation & monitoring systems, data processing capabilities to generate early warning information; integration of warning information into decision making for enhanced preparedness & community awareness; and capabilities to understand and respond to early warning information.
The discussion, which is open to the public, will focus on earthquake resiliency efforts and early warning systems.
Such early warning systems could be created using the devices' global positioning system (GPS) receivers, which can detect ground movement caused by a large earthquake.
In 2012, missile attack early warning systems detected about 40 launches of foreign and domestic ballistic missiles and space rockets," Col Alexei Zolotukhin said.
The meeting will discuss a range of topics related to hurricanes and storms, how to warn of them, the most appropriate methods that can be taken to reduce the negative effects and the most prominent early warning systems that can be used to predict that hurricanes before they happen.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) signs agreement with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to provide hydrological data for upgrading the flood forecasting and early warning systems in Pakistan.
The Maghreb Drought Early Warning System (Life-Third Countries) is among the fruits of Morocco's collaboration with the OSS, he said, noting that this project enabled notably the assessment of desertification early warning systems and the development of indicators of vulnerability to this phenomenon.
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