Accession Number : ADA314950

Title :   An Improved System for Operational Readiness Reporting for the ROC Armed Forces.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Chiou, Jin-Tyan

PDF Url : ADA314950

Report Date : JUN 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 80

Abstract : This study examines readiness measurement systems in both the U.S. and the Republic of China (ROC). The purpose of the study is to suggest a new readiness measurement system for the ROC. After the Introduction, the geopolitical position of the ROC is examined to determine likely missions for the ROC Armed Forces. Next, the current readiness measurement systems used in the U.S. and the ROC are surveyed. Chapter IV presents a proposed system for measuring readiness based on expert system technology. The final chapter presents conclusions and recommendations for a readiness measurement system.

Descriptors :   *INFORMATION SYSTEMS, *MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), *OPERATIONAL READINESS, *MILITARY CAPABILITIES, *GEOPOLITICS, *MILITARY MODERNIZATION, *DEFENSE PLANNING, *CHINA, DATA BASES, COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION, MEASUREMENT, DECISION MAKING, SKILLS, TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, THESES, MISSIONS, BARRIERS, WAR GAMES, MILITARY TRAINING, MILITARY PLANNING, BENEFITS, LEADERSHIP TRAINING.

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Government and Political Science
      Geography
      Military Forces and Organizations
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE