Accession Number:

ADA133164

Title:

General Urban Warfare Amphibious Logistics Applications. Volume 3. Operational Plans.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

MARINE CORPS DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION COMMAND QUANTICO VA DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-06-23

Pagination or Media Count:

178.0

Abstract:

The Marine Corps has identified a likelihood of combat in an urban environment. The capability to apply force in such areas is important and may be the key to achieving political and military objectives in a given circumstance. A requirement exists, therefore, for employing amphibious forces against urban targets located along the littorals of the world. This analysis was undertaken in support of a program establishment identify logistic requirements peculiar to the defense of a highly urbanized area. The area designate is SYNTHETIC CITY SYN City, a map product and data base which provide an unclassified urban setting for examining tactical and logistical problems. Chapter I of this volume provides a brief description of SYN City. Volume III of this investigation is a technical report in which the combat serivce support functions are defined in relation to their applicability to the defense of an urban area. This examination is based upon a family of operation plans, with their associated logistic annexes, having as their objective the defense of SYN City. Those plans comprise Volume IV of this analysis.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE