Urban Operations in the Year 2020 (Operations en zone urbaine en l'an 2020)
NATO RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY ORGANIZATION NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE (FRANCE)
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This is the final report by the SAS-030 Study Group into Urban Operations in the year 2020. In this study recommendations are given to RTA and NATO. The recommendations are based upon the approach as explained underneath. The study group examined the future urban environment, stresses the growing importance of Urban Operations and derived capabilities needed at the operational level to successfully operate in such an environment. In the study the conceptual framework USECT Understand, Shape, Engage, Consolidate, Transition was analyzed and future and more traditional operational concepts were developed and selected. Based on the operational level capabilities, new System Concepts were developed and these materiel solutions were analyzed during an Urban Seminar Wargame where also non-materiel solutions were examined. During the study extensive ranking was helpful to determine the most promising System Concepts and other solutions.
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics