TITLE

Urban Rush Hour

AUTHOR(S)
Braybrook, Roy
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Armada International;Aug/Sep2006 Supplement, Vol. 30, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses initiatives being developed by the United States to prepare American forces in engaging in military operations in urban terrain. The Joint Urban Operations Office was established by the Department of Defense in 2003 to coordinate the efforts of all services including the air force and navy. The largest urban combat training facility in the world is being built by the Marine Corps at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in California.
ACCESSION #
22179966

 

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