Accession Number : AD0607678

Title :   AN APPROXIMATION ALGORITHM FOR AN OPTIMUM AIM POINTS PROBLEM,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Firstman,Sidney I.

Report Date : 22 APR 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : An algorithm to solve the particular problem of assigning weapons over a target complex in an effective manner is considered. The case of where to attach a city-target complex with six missiles of 1/2-MT yield which are delivered according to a circular normal distribution is examined.

Descriptors :   (*IMPACT PREDICTION, GUIDED MISSILES), (*SITE SELECTION, GUIDED MISSILE TARGETS), TARGETS, VULNERABILITY, KILL PROBABILITIES, MILITARY STRATEGY, OPERATIONS RESEARCH, NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES, TERMINAL BALLISTICS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE