Measuring the Effectiveness of Special Operations
RAND ARROYO CENTER SANTA MONICA CA SANTA MONICA United States
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This report documents research and analysis conducted as part of a project entitled Special Operations Forces SOF Measures of Effectiveness, sponsored by U.S. Army Special Operations Command. The purpose of the project was to develop a system of metric-capture and evidence-based assessments to evaluate the success or failure of various special operations missions and demonstrate how Army special operations forces contribute to theater and national security objectives. A companion volume - Linda Robinson, Daniel Egel, and Ryan Andrew Brown, Measuring the Effectiveness of Special Operations Appendixes, Santa Monica, Calif. RAND Corporation, RR-25041-A, 2019 - provides the appendixes.
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
- Unconventional Warfare