Revised OPTSA Model. Volume 1: Methodology
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This paper describes and documents an improved version of the optimal sortie allocation model OPTSA previously presented in IDA Papers P-992 and P- 993, published in December 1973. OPTSA is a model for computing allocations of general purpose aircraft to combat air support, airbase attack, and intercept missions. The mathematical problem is a two-side, zero-sum, multi-stage game with simultaneous moves at each stage. The revised OPTSA model includes a substantially improved game-solving procedure and a more detailed simulation of warfare between the opposing sides.
- Operations Research
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics