Accession Number:

ADA136833

Title:

Survey of Current Doctrine, Training, and Special Considerations for Military Operations on Urbanized Terrain (MOUT).

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Oct 82-Apr 83,

Corporate Author:

LITTON MELLONICS SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT DIV FORT BENNING GA

Report Date:

1983-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

124.0

Abstract:

The authors have determined that numerous researchable problems exist in the MOUT area most notable are 1 There is a need for an updated doctrinal review 2 An optimum map scale for mout operation needs to be determined 3 Incorporation of live fire training should be explored 4 Urban terrain analysis needs more emphasis 5 A detailed task analysis of mount needs to be conducted 6 The use of multiple integrated laser engagement system miles equipment should be expanded 7 The role of snipers needs to be more closely examined 8 The need exists for developing command post and field MOUT scenarios 9 Related training without the use of a MOUT facility needs identification and emphasis 10 Weapons which are suitable for mout need to be identified 11 The equipment needs of the individual soldier should be evaluated and 12 The use of simulation may be a cost-effective alternative training method.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE