A planning model for route security
Harden, John David
Lindsey, Glenn F.
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The use of escort and reaction forces in defending road transport convoys against ambushes is described by two models which comprise a planning models A single-server queueing model with Poisson arrivals and a general service time distribution is used to develop a measure of the utilization of the escort and reaction forces, A combat attrition model of guerrilla warfare and a probability distribution of ambush locations are used to derive the service time distribution for the queueing model. Suggested uses for the planning model in cost-effectiveness studies and war gaming are discussed.
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