Accession Number:

ADA025230

Title:

Marine Search and Attack Battalion, Phase I (1977-1982) Study. MARSAS War Games. Volume I. Main Report.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

MARINE CORPS DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION COMMAND QUANTICO VA DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

This is a report of the MARSAS series of war games conducted 1 May-31 July 1974. The purpose of these games was to assist the MARSAS study group in developing a recommended interim search and attack battalion structure for the 1977-1982 time frame. The games focused primarily on the comparative surveillance and target acquisition STA performance of two candidate battalion models The current infantry battalion with minor modification Model I versus a future version of this battalion that incorporates potential new developments in STA equipments Model III. This report presents the findings and insights drawn from the war games and the backup analysis. Also included are the experimental design and the narrative description of game play.

Subject Categories:

  • Naval Surface Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE