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interacting evolution of Soviet and American military doctrines

James M. McConnell

interacting evolution of Soviet and American military doctrines

by James M. McConnell

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Published by Naval Planning and Management Division, Center for Naval Analyses in Alexandria, Va. (2000 North Beauregard St., Alexandria 22311) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Military art and science -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Military art and science -- Soviet Union -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Strategy -- History -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Military policy.,
    • Soviet Union -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 101-120.

      StatementJames M. McConnell.
      SeriesProfessional paper ;, 412 (Sept. 1980), Professional paper (Center for Naval Analyses) ;, 412.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAS36.C333 A26 no. 412, UA23 A26 no. 412
      The Physical Object
      Pagination120, 7 p. ;
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2933673M
      LC Control Number84170259

      Soviet Military Operational Art: In Pursuit of Deep Battle Colonel David M. Glantz David Glantz examines the Soviet study of war, the re-emergence of the operation level and its connection with deep battle, the evolution of the Soviet theory of operations in depth before , and its refinement and application in the European theatre and the.   When Gorbachev came to power, the influence of the military had declined somewhat from its highest point in the early s. It was tainted with the blunders of SS deployment, Afghanistan and the shooting down of the Korean airliner (later, the Mathias Rust flight supplied a fourth blunder). Notes in some detail changes of personnel, which have tended to reduce military influence, .

      USAF College of Aerospace Doctrine, Research and Education (CADRE) Air and Space Power Mentoring Guide, Vol. 1 Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, (excerpt) Modern military theory divides war into strategic, operational, and tactical levels.1 Although this division has its basis in the Napoleonic Wars and the American Civil War, modern. Based on a study prepared for the RAND project, Soviet Concepts of War in Europe, supported jointly by Project AIR FORCE and the Arroyo Center, the Note should be of interest to individuals and organizations concerned with the evolution of Soviet military doctrine and its potential implications for Soviet force structure and operations.

        Isserson, a brigade commander and contemporary of Tukhachevsky, codified this concept into Soviet doctrine by in The Evolution of Operational Art. “Under present conditions,” he wrote, “we must refer not to a series of successive operations, but to a series of successive strategic efforts, and to a series of separate campaigns in a. The Russian Federation creating the doctrine was new; the USSR had recently collapsed, Gorbachev - the creator of the predecessor to this doctrine in - was out of office, and the new Russian military had only been formed in May, The analysis of the doctrine is as follows: a definition of how doctrine is defined; a short history.


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