Accession Number : AD0736592

Title :   The NMCSSC Quick-Reacting General War Gaming System (QUICK). Operator's Manual.

Descriptive Note : Computer systems manual,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL MILITARY COMMAND SYSTEM SUPPORT CENTER WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Hardiman,Robert R. ; Webb,Donald F. ; Flanagan,Paul ; Sasseen,Jack

Report Date : 10 JAN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : The report contains instructions and procedures to assist a computer operator in the operation of the Quick-Reacting General War Gaming System (QUICK) on a CDC 3800 Computer. It identifies an acceptable computer hardware configuration; describes the form of QUICK Computer Jobs; explains the operator messages generated by QUICK; and outlines corrective procedures. QUICK is a tool for examining various facets of possible general wars under a variety of conditions of force posture, strategies, and starting conditions. Based upon suitable input data, QUICK will automatically generate global strategic nuclear war plans, simulate the planned events, and provide statistical output summaries. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, *INSTRUCTION MANUALS), (*WAR GAMES, *DATA PROCESSING), (*NUCLEAR WARFARE, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), SIMULATION, STRATEGIC WARFARE, INPUT OUTPUT DEVICES, CONTROL SEQUENCES, SUBROUTINES

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE