Accession Number : ADA181699

Title :   Marine Corps Deployment Concepts: A Paper for the 1986 Sea Power Forum

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jul-Oct 1986

Corporate Author : CENTER FOR NAVAL ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA AMPHIBIOUS AND LAND WARFARE RESEARCH DEPT

Personal Author(s) : Akst, George

PDF Url : ADA181699

Report Date : Nov 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : This research memorandum describes the various deployment options developed by the Marine Corps over the past decade. It begins with a brief discussion of the history, mission, and organization of the Marine Corps. Then, after describing the methods of deployment, it examines the effect the deployment techniques have had on the way the Marine Corps employs its forces in peacetime. Keywords: Amphibious operations, Amphibious assault ships, Deployment, Marine Corps operations, Marine Corps training, Maritime prepositioning forces, Military forces(United States), Military organizations.

Descriptors :   *DEPLOYMENT, *MARINE CORPS OPERATIONS, AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIPS, AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS, MARINE CORPS, MARINE CORPS TRAINING, MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES), MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS, PEACETIME

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE