Operations Research for Military Organizations

Operations Research for Military Organizations

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Government & Law for 2019.

Hakan Tozan (Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey) and Mumtaz Karatas (National Defense University, Turkey)
Release Date: July, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 445
ISBN13: 9781522555131|ISBN10: 1522555137|EISBN13: 9781522555148|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5513-1


The study of operations research arose during World War II to enhance the effectiveness of weapons and equipment used on the battlefield. Since then, operations research techniques have also been used to solve several sophisticated and complex defense-related problems.

Operations Research for Military Organizations is a critical scholarly resource that examines the issues that have an impact on aspects of contemporary quantitative applications of operations research methods in the military. It also addresses innovative applications, techniques, and methodologies to assist in solving defense and military-related problems. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as combat planning, tactical decision aids, and weapon system simulations, this book is geared towards defense contractors, military consultants, military personnel, policy makers, and government departments seeking current research on defense methodologies.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Barrier Patrols
  • Combat Planning
  • Military Decision Making
  • Military Logistics
  • Resource Allocation
  • Sensor Deployment Strategies
  • Tactical Decision Aids
  • Weapon System Simulations

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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