Accession Number : AD0815048

Title :   CONTROLLABILITY OF PENTANA-TYPE COMPANIES IN MOBILE OPERATIONS. VOLUME II: LOGISTICS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 6 May-18 Jul 58.

Corporate Author : ARMY COMBAT DEVELOPMENTS EXPERIMENTATION CENTER FORT ORD CA

Report Date : DEC 1958

Pagination or Media Count : 115

Abstract : This volume covers logistical aspects of operations by a PENTANA-type rifle company against a mechanized Aggressor task force, as examined in the subject experiment. Conclusions are drawn regarding logistical support requirements of the rifle company, including supply, maintenance, medical evacuation, and support of the artillery battery. Also evaluated are techniques of aerial resupply. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*INFANTRY, ARMY OPERATIONS), MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS, LOGISTICS, ARMY RESEARCH, MOBILITY, MILITARY TRANSPORTATION, CLOSE SUPPORT, ARMY EQUIPMENT, MAINTENANCE, MILITARY RATIONS, WATER, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION, CARGO VEHICLES, AIR TRANSPORTATION, TANKS(COMBAT VEHICLES), HELICOPTERS, CASUALTIES, TACTICAL WARFARE, COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS.

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE