Accession Number : AD0472902

Title :   CASSARS DOCUMENT SERIES. VOLUME 1. PLAYERS AND OPERATORS MANUAL. FIRST EDITION,

Corporate Author : TECHNICAL OPERATIONS INC FORT BELVOIR VA COMBAT OPERATIONS RESEARCH GROUP

Personal Author(s) : Comber, Carlyle P. ; Hodges, Richard R. ; Rowe, Charles F. ; Saunders, David D. ; Steinacher, J. Michael

Report Date : 15 SEP 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 101

Abstract : The Logistic Studies Office has developed a Computer-Assisted Simulation of Supply and Related Systems (CASSARS) as a means of evaluating the relative effectiveness of competing organizations or systems in the area of supply or related activities. Programmed for the RCA 501 computer, the simulation consists of a series of models that simulate combat, supply, and transportation activities. It assesses the results of conventional ground warfare between two army-sized forces and evaluates the supply and transportation activities necessary to sustain the U. S. force in such an environment. The maneuver elements controlled within the simulation are division-sized. The storage, allocation, and distribution of supplies are simulated at all echelons between the port and division supply points. (Author)

Descriptors :   *LOGISTICS, ARMY RESEARCH, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, WARFARE, SIMULATION, TRANSPORTATION, DEPLOYMENT, ARMY PERSONNEL, GAME THEORY, ARTILLERY, ARMOR, ANTITANK AMMUNITION, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, INPUT OUTPUT DEVICES.

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE