Accession Number:

ADB001990

Title:

Weapons Effects in Cities. Volume 1

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept.

Corporate Author:

INTREC INC SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

123.0

Abstract:

The primary study objectives are ato determine whether there are significant deficiencies in the information available for evaluating the city fighting effectiveness of standard U.S. ground force weapons, and bwhere physical testing could address such deficiencies, to develop the nature of the tests needed. The study analyzes combat experience since WWII to determine the major combat functions and weapon uses in city fighting. Existing U.S. weapons capabilities and the available supporting effectiveness data are examined. Findings related to the study objectives, as well as additional insights obtained, are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE