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Homeland Explosive Consequence Assessment Tool (HExCAT) Fact Sheet

The Homeland Security Presidential Directive-19 Combating Terrorist Use of Explosives in the United States requires “prevention and detection of, protection against, and response to terrorist use of explosives in the United States”. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Chemical Security Analysis Center (CSAC) is completing development of the Homeland Explosive Consequence Assessment Tool (HExCAT). This tool, developed for desktop computers, will rapidly analyze the human health consequences from an explosion, the current medical ability to respond, and various mitigation and response strategies to an explosion where the device is placed inside a structure or outside in a populated area.

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Homeland Explosive Consequence Assessment Tool (HExCAT) Fact Sheet PDF 165.75 KB 10/06/2020
Last Updated: 07/11/2022
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