Sensitivity of expected survival value to the attacker's perception of defense capabilities

by Norman T. O'Meara, Richard M. Soland


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Separated targets of different values are subject to a simultaneous attack. The area defenses considered have (1) impact point prediction (IPP) and full coordination, or (2) no IPP and partial (or full) coordination. The offense anticipates best defense within capabilities and attacks to minimize expected total survival value. The authors examine the sensitivity of results to the attacker's perception of defense capabilities.

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