Operational Logistics: The Art and Science of Sustaining by Moshe Kress

By Moshe Kress

This ebook explores the theoretical foundations and purposes of army operational logistics (OpLog). OpLog conception has aspects: qualitative and quantitative.The qualitative facet is imbedded within the conception of operational point of battle or operational artwork. It includes ideas, imperatives and tenets, that are acknowledged and analyzed within the first few chapters. The quantitative side pertains to the medical elements of OpLog. it really is manifested by formal community types representing structural and operational positive aspects of an OpLog method. The ebook examines the 2 aspects and integrates them right into a unified presentation. vital OpLog purposes a re defined and discussed.

Chapter 1 provides a basic advent to army logistics. bankruptcy 2 discusses the px;font-family: monospace;">general constitution and features of logistics and describes its 3 degrees – strategic, operational and tactical. bankruptcy three describes the basis of OpLog. bankruptcy 4 deals with OpLog making plans. bankruptcy five addresses the difficulty of logistic info, and Chapter 6 bargains with forecasting logistic calls for. Chapters 7 and eight are new additions to this moment variation. They tackle logistics elements of 2 modern operational topics – insurgencies and humanitarian assistance.Chapter nine describes the 1st version of the logistic community version. bankruptcy 10 addresses a huge OpLog characteristic – Flexibility. bankruptcy eleven discusses significant demanding situations in OpLog perform: strength accumulation, 4419px; font-family: monospace;">and clinical therapy and evacuation. bankruptcy 12 offers an inter-temporal network optimization version designed to figure out deployment and employment of 3333px;font-family: monospace;">the OpLog aid chain in the course of army operations.

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