Reducing the Logistics Burden for the Army After Next:: Doing More with Less (Google eBook)

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This study assesses the potential of new technology to reduce logistics support requirements for future Army combat systems. It describes and recommends areas of research and technology development in which the Army should invest now to field systems that will reduce logistics burdens and provide desired capabilities for an ''Army After Next (AAN) battle force" in 2025.

  

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Contents

Executive Summary
1
1 Introduction
15
2 Military Logistics and the Army After Next Requirements
21
3 Logistics Tradeoff Analysis
29
4 Fuel and Energy
48
5 Operational and Tactical Mobility
64
6 Engagement
87
7 Reliability Concepts
110
8 Soldier Sustainment
128
9 Joint Force Research and Development
133
10 Investment Strategy for Research and Technology Development
137
11 Conclusions and Recommendations
159
References
163
Appendices
169
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