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Radiological/Nuclear Detection Capability Development Framework Mapping Tool


The Capability Development Framework (CDF) was originally produced by the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) in 2011 to provide state, local, territorial, and tribal stakeholders with a decision support tool for identifying their specific RN target and transit risks and the appropriate level of capability to counter these risks. The CDF draws on a variety of different factors to assess the overall risk within five categories: Interior Population Centers, Special Events, Interior Pathways, Land Borders and Maritime.

Publication Information

Full Citation:

Sin, Steve and Marcus Boyd. 2016. "Radiological/Nuclear Detection Capability Development Framework Mapping Tool." College Park, MD. March. https://www.start.umd.edu/sites/default/files/publications/local_attachments/START_UWT_CDFProjectFactSheet_March2016.pdf

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