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Light Fighter Communication - On Today's Chemical Battlefield   [open pdf - 4MB]

From the thesis abstract: "The thesis problem is, 'How well does communication within the 'Light Fighter' force function on today's chemical battlefield.' Chapter 2 reviews the history of chemical warfare and the evolution of the Chemical Warfare Service (CWS). First, this study presents the significance of the thesis problem. Second, the Soviet offensive use of chemicals is reviewed. Third, documented uses of chemicals in today's Third World Countries is presented. Fourth, a baseline communication model is established as a basis for comparison. Fifth, a fictional scenario is presented to illustrate light forces conducting combat operations in a tropical climate. The lessons learned are mentioned on the basis of studies conducted by governmental agencies and as illustrated in the scenario."

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1988-06-03
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Combined Arms Research Library (CARL) Digital Library: http://cgsc.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/
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