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Tactical Approach to Counter Terrorists in Cities

Objective

TACTICS seamlessly integrates new research results in the area of behaviour analysis, characteristics of the possible urban-based targets and situational awareness into a decision making framework comprising of a coherent set of tools and related processes, supporting security forces in responding more efficiently and effective to a given threat in order to actually prevent the attack or to limit its consequences.
TACTICS will reach this goal by:

• Improving preparedness of security forces by decomposing threats into observable terrorist
behaviours specific for urban environments.
• Improving the capabilities at security forces’ disposal by improving their management,
efficiency and their cooperation in urban environments.
• Making security forces capable of responding quicker, without being biased in decision
making and to be more precise in the kind of information they request and the orders they
send out by providing expert knowledge at the fingertips of the professionals of the security
services at the time of an actual threat in urban environments.
• Facilitating a cross-European approach by offering a 3-levelled strategy on the tactical,
operational and strategic level.

All that is developed and disseminated within TACTICS will be handled with the utmost care and
during the whole project special attention will be paid to legal requirements and democratic and
ethical principles.

Field of science

  • /humanities/philosophy, ethics and religion/ethics/ethical principles

Call for proposal

FP7-SEC-2011-1
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Funding Scheme

CP-FP - Small or medium-scale focused research project

Coordinator

NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO
Address
Anna Van Buerenplein 1
2595 DA Den Haag
Netherlands
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 720 281,25
Administrative Contact
Sharon Prins (Mrs.)

Participants (10)

RAND EUROPE COMMUNITY INTEREST COMPANY
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 453 752,50
Address
Milton Road Westbrook Centre
CB4 1YG Cambridge Cambridgeshire
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Mica Hughes (Ms.)
MINISTERIE VAN BINNENLANDSE ZAKEN EN KONINKRIJKSRELATIES
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 188 532
Address
Turfmarkt 147
2511 DP The Hague
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Ronald Boelsma (Mr.)
INSTITUTT FOR FREDSFORSKNING
Norway
EU contribution
€ 224 750
Address
Hausmanns Gate 3
0186 Oslo
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Lars Even Andersen (Mr.)
ITTI SP ZOO
Poland
EU contribution
€ 209 350
Address
Rubiez 46
61 612 Poznan
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Lidia Samp (Ms.)
THE PROVOST, FELLOWS, FOUNDATION SCHOLARS & THE OTHER MEMBERS OF BOARD OF THE COLLEGE OF THE HOLY & UNDIVIDED TRINITY OF QUEEN ELIZABETH NEAR DUBLIN
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 201 632
Address
College Green
2 Dublin
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Deirdre Savage (Ms.)
International Security and Counter-terrorism Academy
Israel
EU contribution
€ 365 750
Address
Lubman 19
75134 Rishon Letzion
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Ran Cohen (Mr.)
UNIVERSITAT POLITECNICA DE VALENCIA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 289 991
Address
Camino De Vera Sn Edificio 3A
46022 Valencia
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Manuel Esteve (Prof.)
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
Germany
EU contribution
€ 311 331
Address
Hansastrasse 27C
80686 Munchen
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Maximilian Steiert (Mr.)
MINISTRY OF DEFENSE
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 146 219,25
Address
Plein 4
2511CR Den Haag
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Folkert Roosjen (Mr.)
IDEMIA IDENTITY & SECURITY FRANCE
France
EU contribution
€ 366 875
Address
2, Place Samuel De Champlain
92400 Courbevoie
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Sandra Canton (Ms.)