Accession Number : ADA194379
Title : NATO'S Military Strategy and Forces.
Descriptive Note : Student rept.,
Corporate Author : AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL
Personal Author(s) : Christensen, John L
PDF Url : ADA194379
Report Date : Apr 1988
Pagination or Media Count : 37
Abstract : This paper analyzes NATO's military objectives and the strategy employed to accomplish those objectives. It also looks at the components of this strategy: Forward Defense and Follow on Forces Attack. The main body of the paper is an analysis of NATO's military forces including their nuclear and conventional forces. This analysis looks at the deployment of the air, land, and ground forces and details their strengths and weaknesses. Included in this study are C3I assets and logistics. Finally, the study makes some recommendations to improve NATO's warfighting ability. Keywords: Command control communications; Military strategy.
Descriptors : *MILITARY STRATEGY, *NATO, AIR, COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS, COMMUNICATION AND RADIO SYSTEMS, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, DEPLOYMENT, FORWARD AREAS, INFANTRY, LOGISTICS, NUCLEAR FORCES(MILITARY), CONVENTIONAL WARFARE
Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
Military Forces and Organizations
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE