Accession Number:

AD0472211

Title:

EVOLUTION OF MILITARY UNIT CONTROL. 500BC-1965AD

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

TECHNICAL OPERATIONS INC FORT BELVOIR VA COMBAT OPERATIONS RESEARCH GROUP

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-09-10

Pagination or Media Count:

210.0

Abstract:

Unit control has evolved over a period of several thousand years. The control of military units is based upon the organizational formation for combat and upon the weaponry then currently in common usage. Leadership at all levels and a system of battlefield communication are essential elements for the establishment and maintenance of unit control. Historically, the evolution of unit control falls into two distinct periods The Ancient and Modern.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE