Accession Number:

ADA229249

Title:

An Air Base Vulnerability Assessment Analysis Tool for U.S. Air Force War Planners. Volume 1. Development and User's Manual

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH SCHOOL OF SYSTEMS AND LOGISTICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

97.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this study was to improve the pre- and post-processor BasePlot before distributing it is to experienced Air Base Operability ABO analysts and planners. Volume I contains four chapters and an appendix. Chapter I is the introduction containing the general issue, a statement of the specific problem, investigative questions, background of current issues on ABO, history and capability of TSAR and TSARINA, comparison to comparable software packages, BasePlots capabilities, and a discussion of the current philosophies of documentation development. Chapter II details the thesis methodology and used to solve the problem. This chapter describes software modification and testing, documentation development, user testing, validation, and implementation. Chapter III describes the design, development, and outcome of the modified and enhanced BasePlot. Chapter IV describes the results of BasePlots application and its strengths and weakness. This chapter also provides recommendations for follow-on research. Keywords Vulnerability, Computer programs, Graphics pre-processor, Graphics post processor, Air Force facilities, Bomb damage, Conventional warfare, Simulation models, Theses.

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities
  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE