Soft Target Protection

Theoretical Basis and Practical Measures

  • Ladislav Hofreiter
  • Viacheslav Berezutskyi
  • Lucia Figuli
  • Zuzana Zvaková
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Luminita-Cristina Alil, Michel Arrigoni, Marcel Istrate, Alexander Kravcov, Jérémy Le Pavic, Gilles Tahan
    Pages 15-33
  3. Piotr W. Sielicki, Chiara Bedon, Xihong Zhang
    Pages 49-59
  4. Viacheslav Berezutskyi, Nataliia Berezutska, Viktoria Khalil
    Pages 61-75
  5. Damjan Čekerevac, Constança Rigueiro, Eduardo Pereira
    Pages 77-88
  6. Lucia Figuli, Vladimír Kavický
    Pages 111-120
  7. Ladislav Hofreiter, Martin Halaj, Richard Jankura
    Pages 139-147
  8. Ladislav Hofreiter, Zuzana Kubíková
    Pages 149-160
  9. Matúš Ivančo, Lucia Figuli, Chiara Bedon
    Pages 169-181
  10. Tünde Anna Kovács, Zoltán Nyikes
    Pages 195-201
  11. Katarína Mäkká, Katarína Kampová, Darina Stachová, Katarina Petrlova
    Pages 257-264
  12. Jan Holub, Pavel Maňas
    Pages 265-279
  13. Slawomir Mazur, Monika Ostrowska, Cezary Podlasiński
    Pages 281-290
  14. Zoltán Nyikes, Tünde Anna Kovács
    Pages 291-296
  15. Slavomil Olexík, Ľudmila Macurová, Michal Ballay
    Pages 297-308
  16. Pancheva Hanna, Pilipenko Alexei
    Pages 309-314
  17. Andrej Veľas, Michal Peňaška
    Pages 315-325
  18. Jovan Trajkovski, Robert Kunc
    Pages 351-359
  19. Zuzana Zvaková, Štefan Jangl
    Pages 373-378

About these proceedings


This proceedings volume includes articles presented during the Advanced Research Workshop on Soft Target Protection.

The book presents important topics related to the protection of vulnerable objects and spaces, called Soft Targets. The chapters published in this book are thematically assigned to the blocks as follows: Theoretical aspect of soft target protection; Blast resistance of soft targets; Counter terrorism; Technical and technological solutions for soft target protection; Scheme and organizational measures; Blast protection and Forces for soft target protection.

In this book, the reader will find a wealth of information about the theoretical background for designing protection of soft targets, as well as the specifics of protecting objects in armed conflict areas.  New methods and procedures applicable to the soft target protection are described.


Soft target protection Conditions of attack Protection against terrorist attacks Blast protection Counter terrorism

Editors and affiliations

  • Ladislav Hofreiter
    • 1
  • Viacheslav Berezutskyi
    • 2
  • Lucia Figuli
    • 3
  • Zuzana Zvaková
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Security ManagementUniversity of ŽilinaŽilinaSlovakia
  2. 2.Kharkiv Polytechnic InstituteKharkovUkraine
  3. 3.Department of Security ManagementUniversity of ŽilinaŽilinaSlovakia
  4. 4.Department of Security ManagementUniversity of ŽilinaŽilinaSlovakia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature B.V. 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-94-024-1754-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-024-1755-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1874-6519
  • Series Online ISSN 1874-6543
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