Initial Look at Distributed Operations Reveals Potential and Problems

Lackey, Sue A.
December 2004
Sea Power;Dec2004, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p34
Reports on the development of Distributed Operations, the U.S. Marine Corps' new operational concept in response to the rising global threat of terrorist and insurgent armies. Major change in how the Corps deploys in response to unconventional warfare threats; Hinge on DO on the empowerment of small teams able to operate independently and miles apart within the battlespace; Connection of the teams by satellite communications and Global Positioning System capability.


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