Accession Number : ADA184709

Title :   A Foundation for Operational Planning: The Concepts of Center of Gravity, Decisive Point, and the Culminating Point.

Descriptive Note : Masters thesis,

Corporate Author : ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS SCHOOL OF ADVANCED MILITARY STUDIES

Personal Author(s) : Kalb,John F

PDF Url : ADA184709

Report Date : 21 Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 53

Abstract : The purpose of this monograph is to illuminate linkage at the operational level between a center of gravity, decisive point, and culminating point in order to provide a clear understanding of these theoretical concepts and their use in the design and execution of campaigns and major operations.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY DOCTRINE, *ARMY PLANNING, ARMY OPERATIONS, THEORY, TACTICAL ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE