Accession Number : AD0764092

Title :   A Development of a Fire Support Simulation Logic Flow.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Schumacher,Ludwig John

Report Date : MAR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 119

Abstract : The paper develops fire support logic for use in educational war game simulating ground combat at the platoon/company level. Included within the logic are provisions for: Given a requirement for supporting fires, selecting a weapon system: mortars; artillery; naval gunfire; or air; Selection of an artillery unit to fire; Generation of amount and time of ordnance delivery for mortars, artillery and naval gunfire; Work was coordinated with the development of the Tactical Exercise Simulator and Evaluator (TESE) by the United States Marine Corps, and was integrated into the initial models for testing and refinement. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS, CLOSE SUPPORT), (*WAR GAMES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), MARINE CORPS, FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS, MILITARY TRAINING, ARTILLERY FIRE, MORTARS, NAVAL GUNNERY, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, SIMULATION, THESES

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE