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The challenge to defense reform in Central/Eastern Europe, with reference to Slovenia
(Republika Slovenija; Ministrstvo za Obrambo, 2016-12)
An altogether common assumption amongst Western and many Central/Eastern officials is that the post-Communist defense institutions have, more or less, been successful in adopting Western concepts of defense governance. A ...
Is India starting to flex its military muscles?
(Foreign Policy, 2017-10-17)
This summer, India deployed troops to prevent China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) from constructing a road on the Doklam plateau near the contested Bhutan-China-India border. Indian forces stood in the path of the ...
A case study of distance education at the Naval Postgraduate School
This study investigates video Tele-education as an effective instructional delivery mode for three graduate degree programs at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) when faculty attitudes, student attitudes and ...
Teaching O.R. at the NPS
At the Naval Postgraduate School, students learn O.R. by doing O.R. that helps enhance the security of the United States and its allies.
The long term effects of an aging fleet on operational availability and cost: evidence from the U.S. coast guard
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
This paper empirically examines whether the aging of a ﬂeet affects operational availability and operating cost using a unique data-set on the 117 47-foot Motor Lifeboats (MLBs) of the United States Coast Guard (USCG). ...
The Network Profile Summary: exploring network science through the lens of student motivation
(Oxford University Press, 2017)
Productive learning environments strike a balance between student motivation and the necessary learning outcomes associated with a particular course. This article explores one way to achieve such a balance and discusses ...
Contrasting the impacts of combat and humanitarian assistance/disaster relief missions on the mental health of military service members
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
We study the differential impacts of combat and humanitarian assistance/disaster relief (HA/DR) missions on the mental health of U.S. Marine Corps members. The deployment experiences of any individual Marine are plausibly ...
Compensating changes to the property tax levy? An empirical test of the residual rule
(Sage Publications, 2017)
The residual view of the property tax assumes that local governments set their levies equal to the difference between budgeted expenditures and expected receipts from other revenues. This approach allows them to adjust ...
Been there, done that: want a high return?
(Army AL&T News, 2017-09)
Invest in more business education for PMs, and reap returns in the short term—good products at an appropriate price—and long—repaired credibility for defense acquisition.
Ambiguities in 3D target estimation for general radar measurements
(Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2017)
A recent analysis reveals that any attempt to estimate the underlying two-dimensional (2D) motion of a surface target via general bistatic synthetic aperture radar yields ambiguities, so that alternate target trajectories ...