Capital Preservation: Preparing for Urban Operations in the Twenty-First Century
Proceedings of the RAND Arroyo-TRADOC-MCWL-OSD Urban Operations Conference, March 22-23, 2000
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In March 2000, RAND Arroyo Center, Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense hosted a conference on urban operations. Its objectives were to explain the significance of urban areas in current and future military operations; consider and discuss methods and means of seizing, stabilizing, or controlling such areas in the 21st century; identify technology requirements across the spectrum of urban operations; and identify C4ISR requirements inherent in military urban operations and ways of meeting these requirements. Along with a detailed introduction by the editor, this document includes transcriptions of each presentation.
Table of Contents
The First Battle of Grozny
The Two Sides of Grozny
The Urban Area During Stability Missions Case Study: East Timor
Force Protection During Urban Operations Case Study: Mogadishu
The Urban Area During Stability Missions Case Study: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Part 1
The Urban Area During Stability Missions Case Study: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Part 2
The Urban Area During Stability Missions: The British Experience in Kosovo
Applying the Lessons Learned: Take 1 (Project Metropolis)
Training for Urban Operations
The Urban Area During Support Missions Case Study: Mogadishu, The Strategic Level
The Urban Area During Support Missions Case Study: Mogadishu, The Operational Level
The Urban Area During Support Missions Case Study: Mogadishu, The Tactical Level I
The Urban Area During Support Missions Case Study: Mogadishu, The Tactical Level II: The Offensive and Defensive Use of Urban Snipers
The Urban Area During Support Missions Case Study: Mogadishu, Medical Support
The Urban Area During Support Missions Case Study: Mogadishu, Applying the Lessons Learned - Take 2
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