Accession Number : AD0815047

Title :   CONTROLLABILITY OF PENTANA-TYPE COMPANIES IN MOBILE OPERATIONS. VOLUME III: ARTILLERY SUPPORT.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : ARMY COMBAT DEVELOPMENTS EXPERIMENTATION CENTER FORT ORD CA

Report Date : DEC 1958

Pagination or Media Count : 55

Abstract : This volume reports on the requirements for and employment of artillery in support of a PENTANA-type combat group, as determined during the subject field experiment. An artillery platoon of four weapons, simulating a battery of eight tubes, was employed in support of the PENTANA-type rifle company during simulated combat operations against a mechanized Aggressor task force. Conclusions are based on the fire mission data and military observations obtained in the field. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ARTILLERY, ARMY OPERATIONS), INFANTRY, CLOSE SUPPORT, TACTICAL WARFARE, SIMULATION, MOBILITY, MILITARY TRANSPORTATION, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, DEPLOYMENT, RANGE(DISTANCE), INTENSITY, EFFICIENCY, ANTITANK AMMUNITION, COMBAT SURVEILLANCE, TARGET ACQUISITION, ARMY RESEARCH, COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS, ARTILLERY FIRE.

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE