Delaying Technologies and Response Technologies


This chapter contains information on Reactive Automated Protection Systems, deterrence technologies, deployable barriers, and prejudiced barriers and aggressive systems. The chapter completes with a section on integrating the elements.

REAPS technologies provide the designer with the ability to react to security events. REAPS technologies include intercoms, deployable barriers, and takedown technologies. Intercoms can often stop an attack and send the attacker on away.

Deployable barriers may include vehicle barriers, marine vessel barriers, and pedestrian barriers. Vehicle barriers are rated by their stopping power. They are assigned K and L ratings based on the weight of a vehicle ...

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