Accession Number:

ADA175302

Title:

An Algorithm for Allocating Artillery Support in the AirLand Research Model.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

69.0

Abstract:

This thesis extends the development of algorithms for modeling planning processes in the AirLand Research Model ALARM, an on-going research effort at the Naval Postgraduate School. An algorithm is developed to determine optimal mission assignments for supporting combat resources based on the determination of optimal firer-target combinations. The method of differential games is adopted as the optimizer for the algorithm. The algorithm is applied to a problem of determining artillery battalion mission assignments in supporting a U.S. brigade engaged with an enemy division. The algorithm is solved using FORTRAN 77 and the IMSL routine DGEAR. Keywords Attrition AirLand Battle doctrine Allocation of artillery Differential game Generalized value system Subroutines. Theses

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE