In general terms, survivability can be defined as the system’s capability to be continuously responsive to the needs of the users in spite of system damage caused by hostile attacks or other causes. A more refined definition of survivability is “the percentage of stations required both to survive physical attack and to remain in electrical connection with the largest single group of remaining stations”. This definition takes into account the likely effect of enemy attack not only upon the system, but also upon the forces and commands using the system, and considers the effectiveness of the surviving network in terms of its usefulness to the majority of its users.
KeywordsPower Cable Twisted Pair Survivability Design Surge Arrester Maximum Field Strength
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