Accession Number : AD0771779

Title :   Two Optimal Sortie Allocation Models. Volume I. Methodology and Sample Results,

Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ARLINGTON VA PROGRAM ANALYSIS DIV

Personal Author(s) : Bracken,Jerome

Report Date : DEC 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : Two models for allocating general-purpose aircraft to missions in a multi-period war are presented. Three measures of effectiveness are available. Ground forces as well as air forces are represented. The overall model is a zero-sum, two-person, sequential game with simultaneous moves each period. (Author)

Descriptors :   *War games, *Game theory, *Aircraft, *Mission profiles, Close support, Interception probabilities, Military strategy, Kill probabilities, Mathematical models, Allocations

Subject Categories : Operations Research
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE