Accession Number : ADA133164

Title :   General Urban Warfare Amphibious Logistics Applications. Volume 3. Operational Plans.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,


Personal Author(s) : Yeoman,R J

PDF Url : ADA133164

Report Date : 23 Jun 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 178

Abstract : The Marine Corps has identified a likelihood of combat in an urban environment. The capability to apply force in such areas is important and may be the key to achieving political and military objectives in a given circumstance. A requirement exists, therefore, for employing amphibious forces against urban targets located along the littorals of the world. This analysis was undertaken in support of a program establishment identify logistic requirements peculiar to the defense of a highly urbanized area. The area designate is SYNTHETIC CITY (SYN City), a map product and data base which provide an unclassified urban setting for examining tactical and logistical problems. Chapter I of this volume provides a brief description of SYN City. Volume III of this investigation is a technical report in which the combat serivce support functions are defined in relation to their applicability to the defense of an urban area. This examination is based upon a family of operation plans, with their associated logistic annexes, having as their objective the defense of SYN City. Those plans comprise Volume IV of this analysis.

Descriptors :   *Amphibious operations, Logistics planning, Urban areas, Combat support, Models, Data bases, Mapping, Tactical analysis, Strategic analysis, Marine Corps operations, Operational effectiveness, Military requirements, Management planning and control, Command and control systems, Land areas, Crisis management, Land use, Warfare, Military equipment, Spare parts, Inventory control, Logistics management

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE