Accession Number : ADA203783


Title :   War Games and Logistics


Descriptive Note : Research rept


Corporate Author : AIR WAR COLL MAXWELL AFB AL


Personal Author(s) : McCarty, Deryl S


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a203783.pdf


Report Date : Apr 1988


Pagination or Media Count : 52


Abstract : This document discusses the history, precepts, and educational outcome of war gaming in the military. It also discusses the history and experience of military logistics in war. The report then posits that the war game educational experience is not being gained through the war games now being offered in the Air War College curriculum, using the 1987 Theater War Exercise (TWX) as the model. The report concludes by suggesting several logistics simulation models is now in use by the military that could by appended to the TWX to make that war game more realistic and add to the professional educational experience of the students. Keywords: Scenarios. Operational art.


Descriptors :   *LOGISTICS , *WAR GAMES , SIMULATION , WARFARE , MODELS , STUDENTS , MILITARY OPERATIONS , SCENARIOS , EDUCATION


Subject Categories : Operations Research
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE