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S.M.A.R.T. WarfighterTake a look at this mixed-reality training system, where warfighters learn to recognize and react to signs of potential IED threats. IEM created this war game, which is currently used prior to deployment by soldiers at Camp Pendleton’s Infantry Immersion Trainer (IIT). Learn more.
IEM's Blog has been developed to share expert views and analysis by IEM subject matter experts on a variety of disaster response and recovery events and other emergency management topics.
- Crude Oil Derailments Continue – Are You Prepared?
Author: David Willauer, Transportation Manager, IEM Another train transporting crude oil derailed yesterday, this time in downtown Lynchburg, VA, resulting in a large fire and oil spill on the James River. CSX reported 15 tank cars derailed on a train traveling from Chicago to Virginia, four of which breached and caught fire. While there were […]
- Protecting Our Armed Forces Critical Infrastructure: Prioritize Patriot
Author: Maj. Gen. Richard Rowe, US Army (Ret.), IEM Vice President of Response and Defense Reprinted from The Hill Just 50 years ago, theater missile defenses arrayed our nation’s capital. Since then, we were able to close down the homeland Nike Hercules sites. And for the past 13 years, we have dealt with specific 9-11 type […]
- Common Alerting Protocol Used in Response to October 2013 Fires in Australia
Author: Dr. Patti Aymond, Senior Scientist, IEM Research shows that in an emergency situation, the most effective warnings are those that are delivered consistently over multiple channels. When people hear the same message from different sources, they are convinced it is real and are motivated to take action. However, with so many diverse warning technologies […]