This thesis examines the Command, Control and Communications procedures of an amphibious assault wave. The examination is performed by the presentation of a model of the communications network of a wave. Computer simulation results of the model are presented as an examination of the model's parameter sensitivity. Modifications and further extensions of the basic model are also discussed. The model presented was originally designed for the LVTP7 tracked amphibious personnel carrier, the vehicle presently in the U.S. Marine Corps inventory. The model was also adapted to defined design parameters of the Landing Vehicle Assault (LVA), the proposed successor to the LVTP7 tractor.
Richards, F. R.
Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.)
Naval Postgraduate School
M.S. in Operations Research
Department of Operations Research
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