An analysis of the performance of medium-armored forces across the range of military operations since World War I yields insights with significant implications for U.S. Army decisions about fielding these units in the future. The authors find that medium-armored forces fare poorly against competent, heavily armored opponents, and that the Stryker and Future Combat Systems will not fill the void created by the retirement of the M551 Sheridan.An Assessment of Medium-armored Forces in Past Military Operations David Eugene Johnson, Adam Grissom, Olga Oliker ... 155 BOS insights from, 163, 215 a218 complex terrain insights from, 170, 220a221 DOTMLPF insights from, 158, 160, 210a215 ... 45, 47 armored vehicles, 5a6 Army Battlefield Command System (ABCS), 125, 251 Army field manual FM 3-0 (Operations), 157, 159, 263 FM 17- 100anbsp;...
|Title||:||In the Middle of the Fight|
|Author||:||David Eugene Johnson, Adam Grissom, Olga Oliker|
|Publisher||:||Rand Corporation - 2008|