Hostile Vehicle Mitigation (HVM)

Hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) security should be one of the primary issues that businesses should have deeply embed within their management processes and systems. Establishments are always a good target for vehicle-borne threats which can come in the form of vandalism or even through aggressive attacks from a determined terrorist or criminal. The bulk together with the mobility of a vehicle can be conveniently used as a weapon for malicious individuals and even as a delivery mechanism for explosives. This is where hostile vehicle mitigation comes in. HVM or hostile vehicle mitigation is a tactic with the primary goal being to prevent hostile individuals from breaching a perimeter successfully or completing a criminal act and accomplishing their purpose. This type of system is ideal for use in establishments, crowded public spaces and even in utility plants.