Accession Number : ADA293899
Title : The Ichon-Seoul Operation. A Lesson in the Design of Operational Maneuver from the Sea.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI DEPT OF OPERATIONS
Personal Author(s) : Mitchell, William R.
PDF Url : ADA293899
Report Date : 13 FEB 1995
Pagination or Media Count : 16
Abstract : The OMFTS concept was developed in response to the focus on littoral warfare and power projection as called for in '...From the Sea.' As implied in the title, OMFTS is a combination of the Navy's ability to maneuver on the sea combined with the tenets of maneuver warfare. Further, in as much as OMFTS is concerned with the operational level of war, it is also the application of operational art to amphibious warfare. Looking back to the Inchon-Seoul Operation, a highly successful example of the OMFTS concept is demonstrated. The purpose of the case study is to point out the timelessness of operational art as contained in the OMFTS concept. This concept of maritime strategy can enable the Navy to prevail in battle in littoral warfare, now and in the future.
Descriptors : *MILITARY DOCTRINE, *AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS, *NAVAL WARFARE, MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES), MILITARY HISTORY, MILITARY STRATEGY, STRATEGY, NAVY, FORECASTING, CASE STUDIES, NAVAL OPERATIONS, MANEUVERS, POWER, NAVAL PLANNING, KOREA, LITTORAL ZONES, AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIPS.
Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
Naval Surface Warfare
Administration and Management
Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
Military Forces and Organizations
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE