Accession Number:

ADA364093

Title:

Field Artillery in Peace Operations.

Descriptive Note:

Strategy research project

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-05-20

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

This research project examines the use of field artillery in support of Peace Operations. Current Joint and Army doctrine for Peace Operations is examined with regard to the use of field artillery. The utility of field artillery in Peace Operations is examined through the use of the military decision making process of METT-TC -- enemy, troops available, terrain and weather, time, and civilian considerations. The end result is a decision matrix that recommends the level of field artillery deployment and employment required to support a Peace Operation, given the type of Peace Operation task required Mission and the characteristics of the parties to the dispute.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Defense Systems
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE