Defense Infrastructure

The buildings and permanent installations necessary for the support, deployment, and operation of a nation's military constitute its defense infrastructure. RAND research has examined the structure and needs of U.S. and allied military facilities, provided recommendations concerning base realignment, and investigated ways to maximize the capabilities and utilization of existing resources and to define future infrastructure needs.

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    Research on Mitigating the Insider Threat to Information Systems - #2: Proceedings of a Workshop Held August, 2000

    This is the second in a series of conference reports on the topic of R&D initiatives to mitigate and thwart the insider threat to critical U.S. defense and infrastructure information systems.

    Dec 31, 1999

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    Securing the U.S. Defense Information Infrastructure: A Proposed Approach

    The authors analyze the concept of a minimum essential information infrastructure (MEII) in light of the characteristics of the national information infrastructure and the nature of various types of information warfare attacks.

    Jan 1, 1999

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    Using the Force and Support Costing System: An Introductory Guide and Tutorial

    The Force and Support Costing (FSC) System is a set of models and databases that helps analysts project the cost implications of proposed changes in defense forces, infrastructure, and assets.

    Jan 1, 1999

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    Infrastructure Reform: Golden Goose or False Hope?

    This document describes strategies for streamlining Department of Defense (DoD) infrastructure in order to improve efficiency and reduce costs. The authors conclude that DoD will have to create a panoply of incentives to achieve desired savings.

    Dec 31, 1996

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    A New Nuclear Infrastructure

    Early in the study, it became clear that all the options for accomplishing DNA's functions had to be assessed in the broader context of the emerging national security environment and the overall nuclear infrastructure.

    Dec 31, 1993

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    An Assessment of Defense Nuclear Agency Functions: Pathways Toward a New National Nuclear Infrastructure for the Nation

    This report evaluates options for carrying out functions of the Defense Nuclear Agency (DNA).

    Dec 31, 1993

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    Rick Eden

    Associate Director, RAND Office of Research Quality Assurance; Adjunct Member, Human Subjects Protection Committee; Senior International/Defense Researcher
    Education Ph.D. and M.A. in English Language and Literature, University of California, Los Angeles; B.A. in English and linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles

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    Rowan Allport

    Senior Analyst
    Education Ph.D. in politics, University of York; M.A. in conflict, governance and development, University of York; B.A. (Hons) in politics, philosophy and economics, University of Hull

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    Scott W. Harold

    Senior Political Scientist; Affiliate Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D., M.A. in political science, Columbia University; B.A. in international relations, Michigan State University

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    Yun Kang

    Associate Director, Acquisition and Technology Policy Center; Senior Operations Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, MIT

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    Michael E. Linick

    Senior International / Defense Researcher
    Education BA in politics, University of California, Santa Cruz; MA in national security, Georgetown; MA in security studies, Army War College; MA in world politics, Catholic University

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    Anu Narayanan

    Engineer
    Education Ph.D. in engineering and public policy, Carnegie Mellon University; B.S. in applied mathematics, University of Texas at Austin

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    Michael J. Neumann

    Director of Operations, RAND Project AIR FORCE
    Education M.A. in national security studies, Georgetown University; B.S. in journalism, Northwestern University

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    Eric Peltz

    Senior Vice President, Finance and Operations
    Education M.B.A. and M.S.E. in industrial and operations engineering, University of Michigan; B.S.E. in systems engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point

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    Katherine Pfrommer

    Quantitative Analyst
    Education M.S. in public policy/admin/analysis, Carnegie Mellon University; B.S. in economics, Allegheny College

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    Ellen M. Pint

    Senior Economist
    Education Ph.D. in economic analysis and policy, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

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    Dan Romano

    Senior Technical Analyst
    Education M.B.A in business administration, George Mason University; M.S. in logistics management, Air Force Institute of Technology

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    Robert S. Tripp

    Senior Management Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in business administration, University of Minnesota; M.S. in business administration, Michigan Technological University; B.S. in metallurgical engineering, Michigan Technological University