Accession Number : AD0634786

Title :   AN OPTIMUM MIX OF HETEROGENEOUS WEAPONS SYSTEMS,

Corporate Author : JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF WASHINGTON D C SPECIAL STUDIES GROUP

Personal Author(s) : Tozzi, Jim J.

Report Date : 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The objective of the present analysis is to demonstrate the applicability of differential gaming to problems concerning the optimum mix of weapons systems. The problem is formulated as a game between two sides, Blue and Red, over a given period of time. The Blue player, with two weapons systems A and B, desires an optimum mix of the two weapon systems. He then has a tactical allocation over time to the two weapons for an 'arsenal' mission and an enemy force 'attrition' mission. The Red player, with one weapon system C, has a similar tactical allocation to these two missions. The payoff is given in terms of both sides allocation to the 'arsenal' mission. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WEAPON SYSTEMS, *OPTIMIZATION), (*GAME THEORY, MILITARY TACTICS), DECISION MAKING, MODEL THEORY

Subject Categories : Operations Research
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE