Operational Sustainment - A Means, Ways and Ends Paradigm Governing Joint Military Operations.
NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI JOINT MILITARY OPERATIONS DEPT
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The impact of operational sustainment on campaignsmajor operations in a semi-austere theater of operations is examined. A paradigm is developed for examining operational sustainment as an essential and critical part of operational art. In the paradigm, operational sustainment is defined as applying the logistical means available in particular ways while minimizing risks to achieve desired ends. The operational sustainment paradigm is proposed as a useful model for examining campaigns and major operations in terms of a critical operational function.
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics