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Techniques for Modelling Artillery Fire Support Against Point and Area Targets

  • G. Schroeter

Abstract

Considering the effectiveness of artillery fire support we distinguish between
  • direct effects of the fire (achieved by destruction), and

  • indirect effectiveness of the fire. In this context we consider the suppression of an enemy unit without necessarily causing severe losses (e.g.: suppression of personnel), or giving other friendly weapons a better chance (e.g.: support of a defending unit with remotely delivered mines against a tank unit).

Keywords

Area Target Impact Point Target Element Kill Rate Weapon System 
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References

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    Jarnagin, M.P. Jr., and DiDonato, A.R.: Damage to a Circular Target by a Gaussian Distributed Warhead With Uniformly Distributed Bomblets; Operations Research 14, 1966, p. 1014–1023Google Scholar
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    Armitage, John V.: AAA Engagement Model; Operations Analysis Headquarters, USAF, Dec. 1971Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Schroeter
    • 1
  1. 1.Industrieanlagen-Betriebsgesellschaft MBHOttobrunnGermany

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