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Future Ground Commanders' Close Support Needs and Desirable System Characteristics

by Bruce W. Don, Thomas J. Herbert, Jerry M. Sollinger

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Abstract

Future Ground Commanders' Close Support Needs and Desirable System Characteristics

Table of Contents

  • Preface PDF

  • Figures PDF

  • Tables PDF

  • Summary PDF

  • Glossary PDF

  • Chapter 1

    The Problem and Approach PDF

  • Chapter 2

    Augmenting Allies PDF

  • Chapter 3

    Supporting Light Infantry PDF

  • Chapter 4

    Handling "Leading Edge" Problems PDF

  • Chapter 5

    Supporting Mechanized Offensive Operations PDF

  • Chapter 6

    Implications for Future Close Support PDF

  • Appendix A

    Scenario Assessment PDF

  • Appendix B

    RAND's Tactical Combat Simulation Environment PDF

  • Appendix C

    Data for Systems, Units, and Vignettes PDF

  • Bibliography PDF

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