RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 227958521 LA English UL http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA390398 T1 Army Science Board FY2000 Summer Study. Technical and Tactical Opportunities for Revolutionary Advances in Rapidly Deployable Joint Ground Forces in the 2015-2025 Era. Volume IV: Support and Sustainment Panel Report A1 Brady, Ed., Salomon, Leon E., Hancock, William J., ARMY SCIENCE BOARD WASHINGTON DC., PB Defense Technical Information Center PP Ft. Belvoir YR 2001 AB The Army Science Board was tasked to seek revolutionary opportunities for improving deployability as well as effectiveness of future joint ground combat forces. The study focused on the possibilities inherent in the Future Combat System (FCS) and also considered enhancements possible through the Future Transport Rotorcraft (FTR). Study efforts were conducted by four major Panels analyzing: Operations, Information Dominance, Sustainment and Support, and Training. The study concludes: 1) the FCS concept is sound, but senior level attention is required to ensure technologies are ready for 2006 FCS EMD; and 2) Key technologies will significantly improve force projection and combat power. The Support and Sustainment Panel was tasked to: 1) Assess opportunities for reducing the in-theater footprint of support; 2) Assess opportunities to reduce fuel consumption 25%/HP; 3) Assess logistic implications of smart munitions (co-ordinated with Operations Panel); 4) Investigate telemedicine as a means to reduce in-country specialty surgeons; 5) Assess opportunities to improve Near Shorn/Logistics-Over-the-Shore operations. Recommendations include: Establish Ultra-Reliability as an FCS Key Performance Parameter; Use hybrid diesel-electric propulsion for high efficiency; Support DARPA's water- from-exhaust program; Focus on "last 1000 yards" as being more difficult than previous 1000 miles and as required for seamless strategic-to-tactical interface; Strengthen DCSOPS Force Projection capabilities; Establish DCSLOG as the Supply Chain process owner; and Resource a robust logistics C4.