A new way to see terrain

Ray, Clark K.
November 1994
Military Review;Nov1994, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p85
Discusses the importance of being familiar with the terrain during military operations. Use of antennas to locate opposing forces (OPFOR); Use of maps by the military; Obtaining a clear line of sight (LOS).


Related Articles

  • From "Gentle Pursuasion" to "Better Killing" Anthropology, Human Terrain's Prehistory, and the Role of Culture in Wars Waged by Robots. Price, David // CounterPunch;10/1/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 17, p1 

    The article focuses on the prehistory of Human Terrain Systems (HTS), a program with more than 400 employees operating through private contractors in the U.S. It notes that HTS sets anthropologists with military units to mitigate the occupation and conquest of Iraqis and Afghanis. It is...

  • Busting Through. Antal, John F. // Military Review;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p28 

    Addresses the use of combined arms raids against a North Korean hasty defense during the initial phase of a North Korean attack into South Korea. Nature of combat in restricted terrain; Korean War tank raids in restricted terrain; Principal function of the combined arms raid in restricted...

  • Nothing is Simple in Afghanistan. Betson, Andrew P. // Military Review;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p50 

    The article explains the difficulties surrounding logistics distribution during the International Security and Assistance Forces' (ISAF) and U.S. Army's execution of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) in Afghanistan. The author notes that joint operations were made necessary due to Afghanistan's...

  • Geography of alarm zoning in Israel Efrat, E. // GeoJournal;Oct1993, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p163 

    No abstract available.

  • Military geography---Wehrgeography---geography of security Tietze, W. // GeoJournal;Oct1993, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p215 

    No abstract available.

  • Terrain visualization. LaPorte, Leon J.; Melcher, David F. // Military Review;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p75 

    Reports on the utilization of terrain visualization by military commanders for tactical successes. Enhancement of terrain visualization by ability to visualize battlefield; Creation of battlefield visualization by combining command and control systems into one integrated system; Production of...

  • THE PUSH FOR BAGHDAD.  // Time;4/7/2003, Vol. 161 Issue 14, p36 

    Presents a map of Iraq and indicates the paths taken by various coalition forces as they move toward Baghdad. Description and number of Iraqi forces including Republican Guard and the Fedayeen Saddam forces; Where coalition forces have encountered resistance; Discussion of military supply lines...

  • NGA SUPPORTS CGSC. Erwin, Ralph; Mocaby, Marsha // Engineer;Oct-Dec2005, Vol. 35 Issue 4, preceding p2 

    The article reports on the educational involvement of the United States the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) in joint military exercises at the US Army's Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Texas. The college provides intermediate-level education to midcareer...

  • East-West and North-South in the Mediterranean Fenech, D. // GeoJournal;Oct1993, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p129 

    No abstract available.

  • Spatial dimension of conflict Biagini, E. // GeoJournal;Oct1993, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p119 

    No abstract available.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics