Simplified Model of a Symmetric Tactical Air War

by L. A. Giamboni, A. S. Mengel, R. H. Dishington


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A set of modified Lanchester's Equations are used to describe the interactions between opposing air and ground forces. In Part I a model describing the rate of growth or decay of two air forces is developed. In Part II this model is extended to include the ground forces. Several applications of the equations are contained in both Part I and Part II.

In Part III some or the capabilities and limitations of this model are discussed, along with recommendation for future improvements.

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