AbstractsComputer Science

An air to ground and ground to air combined arms combat simulation (STAR-AIR)

by William John Caldwell

Institution: Naval Postgraduate School
Department: Operations Research
Year: 1979
Record ID: 1545136
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/10945/18588


This thesis presents a stochastic simulation model of ground to air and air to ground combat within the combined arms ground combat environment. The tactics represented, model capabilities and input requirements are explained in detail. A simulated battle is presented with a detailed explanation of the output to enable the reader to appreciate the potential applications of the model. This model represents an expansion of STAR, "Simulation of Tactical Alternative Responses," developed by Wallace and Hagewood [Ref. 15] to include air and air defense play.