AN EVALUATION OF FLEX-WING AIRCRAFT IN SUPPORT OF INDIGENOUS FORCES INVOLVED IN COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS
PLANNING RESEARCH CORP LOS ANGELES CA
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Cost-effectiveness evaluations were made of several versions of flex- wing aircraft in support of civic action and counterinsurgency operations performed by the indigenous forces of underdeveloped nations. Powered flex-wing aircraft were compared with light fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft presently in or planned for inclusion in U. S. Army aviation inventories. These same aircraft were considered in the performance of routine logistic functions, alone and as part of towed flex-wing glider systems. The cost-effectiveness analyses were accomplished through simple models of situations derived from an analysis of four underdeveloped countries.
- Gliders and Parachutes
- Unconventional Warfare