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Allocating Marine Expeditionary Unit equipment and personnel to minimize shortfalls, Walter L. Perry ... [et al.]

Label
Allocating Marine Expeditionary Unit equipment and personnel to minimize shortfalls
Title
Allocating Marine Expeditionary Unit equipment and personnel to minimize shortfalls
Statement of responsibility
Walter L. Perry ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
For various reasons, including the commander's priorities and expected mission requirements, U.S. Marine Corps amphibious lift requirements, that is, the space needed on ships to transport equipment for a given mission, may exceed the U.S. Navy's lift capacity. Thus, Marine Expeditionary Units (MEUs) afloat generally do not have all their support personnel and equipment on board. What is the impact of this shortfall on a MEU's ability to complete the tasks associated with its mission, especially when the mission includes reconstruction and stabilization operations? Close examination reveals that, in general, MEUs do not fail as a result of these equipment shortfalls; Marine Corps commanders are able to make use of the equipment they have in innovative and creative ways to accomplish the tasks at hand. However, equipment shortfalls do force shortcuts and sometimes sacrifice the quality and speed of task completion. This report describes the development of an automated tool for allocating both equipment and personnel to complete the tasks associated with 15 MEU missions, highlighting the associated equipment implications
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BTCTA
Funding information
Prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). The research was conducted within the RAND National Defense Research Institute, a federally funded research and development center sponsored by OSD, the Joint Staff, the Unified Combatant Commands, the Navy, the Marine Corps, the defense agencies, and the defense Intelligence Community
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Perry, Walt L
  • National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
  • Rand Corporation
Series statement
RAND Corporation technical report series
Series volume
TR-1253-OSD
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
United States
Label
Allocating Marine Expeditionary Unit equipment and personnel to minimize shortfalls, Walter L. Perry ... [et al.]
Link
http://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/technical_reports/2012/RAND_TR1253.pdf
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"National Defense Research Institute."
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-120)
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- Mission deconstruction -- Equipment, personnel, metrics, and planning factors -- The MAGTF Equipment Structural Assessment (MESA) application -- Conclusion -- Appendixes -- Bibliography
Dimensions
28 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 120 p.
Isbn
9780833076199
Note
Main, [text]; CD-ROM.
Other physical details
col. ill.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
optical disk
System control number
  • 4021542-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4021542
  • (Sirsi) o800042997
  • (OCoLC)800042997
Label
Allocating Marine Expeditionary Unit equipment and personnel to minimize shortfalls, Walter L. Perry ... [et al.]
Link
http://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/technical_reports/2012/RAND_TR1253.pdf
Publication
Note
"National Defense Research Institute."
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-120)
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- Mission deconstruction -- Equipment, personnel, metrics, and planning factors -- The MAGTF Equipment Structural Assessment (MESA) application -- Conclusion -- Appendixes -- Bibliography
Dimensions
28 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 120 p.
Isbn
9780833076199
Note
Main, [text]; CD-ROM.
Other physical details
col. ill.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
optical disk
System control number
  • 4021542-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4021542
  • (Sirsi) o800042997
  • (OCoLC)800042997

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