Accession Number:

ADA089954

Title:

Optimization of Combat Dynamics.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Oct 77-30 Sep 79,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-11-30

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

This report outlines research accomplishments for a two-year project studying the optimization of combat dynamics. Results were obtained for two basic topics 1 obtaining insights into the dynamics of combat by mathematically analyzing relatively simple Lanchester-type models and 2 investigating the structure of optimal time-sequential tactical decisions with such simple differential-equation models. However, research efforts were primarily concentrated on the first topic, and new research directions were established e.g. ground-breaking work on simple-approximate battle-outcome-prediction conditions. A complete list of publications originating from the project is given. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Operations Research
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE