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High altitude warfare : the Kargil Conflict and the future

Verfasser/in: Marcus P Acosta; Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.). Department of National Security Affairs.
Verlag: Monterey, California : Naval Postgraduate School, 2003.
Dissertation: M.A. in National Security Affairs Naval Postgraduate School 2003
Ausgabe/Format   Diplomarbeit/Dissertation : Diplomarbeit/Dissertation : Nationale Regierungsveröffentlichung   Computer-Datei : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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The unique combination of thin air, freezing temperatures, and mountainous terrain that forms the high altitude environment has resisted advances in military technology for centuries. The emergence of precision warfare has altered the nature of warfare on most of the world's surface, yet has not significantly changed the conduct of ground combat at high altitude. The tactics that lead to victory on the high altitude  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Military history
Medientyp: Diplomarbeit/Dissertation, Amtliche Veröffentlichung, Nationale Regierungsveröffentlichung, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Computer-Datei, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Marcus P Acosta; Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.). Department of National Security Affairs.
OCLC-Nummer: 52709751
Anmerkungen: Thesis advisor(s): Lavoy, Peter : Second Reader: Porch, Douglas.
June 2003.
Author(s) subject terms: India, Pakistan, Kargil, Afghanistan, High Altitude Warfare.
DTIC Descriptor(s): Military operations, land warfare, high altitude, India, Pakistan, temperature, environments, army personnel, infantry, battlefields, theses, Terrain, mountains, freezing, thinness, maneuvers, ground support, firepower, air power, sea level, artillery, Afghanistan.
US Army (USA) author.
Print copy is available by special arrangement, for use on-site at Dudley Knox Library during Special Collections reading room hours.
Beschreibung: xvi, 85 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 28 cm
Details: System requirements: Adobe Acrobat reader.
Verfasserangabe: Marcus P. Acosta.

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The unique combination of thin air, freezing temperatures, and mountainous terrain that forms the high altitude environment has resisted advances in military technology for centuries. The emergence of precision warfare has altered the nature of warfare on most of the world's surface, yet has not significantly changed the conduct of ground combat at high altitude. The tactics that lead to victory on the high altitude battlefield have remained constant over time. This thesis examines the impact of the high altitude environment on soldiers, their weapons, and military operations, and identifies the lessons of the 1999 Kargil Conflict that are relevant to future high altitude combat. Combat at altitudes approaching 18,000 feet (5,485 m) above sea level between India and Pakistan at Kargil illustrates the timeless nature of high altitude warfare. U.S. combat experiences in the mountains of Afghanistan in 2002 parallel those of the combatants at Kargil despite the overwhelming technological advantage of U.S. forces. Trained and wellequipped light infantry is the only force capable of decisive maneuver in mountainous terrain. Heavy volumes of responsive firepower, in concert with bold maneuver, determine victory. Artillery, rather than air power, remains the preferred source of firepower to support ground maneuver.

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