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Measuring military capability

Measuring military capability

progress, problems, and future direction : United States General Accounting Office report to the chairman, Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives.

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Published by GAO in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Evaluation.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office., United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23 .M435 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33 p. ;
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2344980M
      LC Control Number86602383

      Performance Measurement in Military Operations: Information versus Incentives Leo J. Blanken and Jason J. Lepore. Novem Abstract We explore the impact of success measurement on military organizations. In particular, we develop a model to understand how imperfect measures of success may have deleterious. This book explores conflicts between two objectives that are both vital but work against each other because they compete for resources: operational readiness to Author: Richard K. Betts.

        In a report on China’s military capabilities, the Pentagon estimated that China would have “the industrial capacity” to “as many as a Author: Taylor Fravel. What makes some countries more powerful than others? This is the most important question for the study and practice of international relations. 1 Scholars need a sound way to measure power, because the balance of power is the motor of world politics, playing a role as central as the role of energy in physics and money in economics, 2 and serving as a key variable in seminal Cited by: 8.

        Joshua M. Epstein argues that prevailing assumptions about the East- West balance of power rest on erroneous measures of military strength. He develops a method for analyzing military capabilities and applies that general procedure to the Soviet tactical air threat to NATO. Originally published in Author: Joshua M. Epstein. Measuring Readiness STATEMENT OF MR. MARK E. GEBICKE, GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee: Today's American military forces have earned the reputation of being.


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Chapter Seven MEASURING MILITARY CAPABILITY The ultimate yardstick of national power is military capability. Be-cause countries subsist in an environment where internal and exter-nal threats to security are both common and ever-present, the effec-tiveness of their coercive arms becomes the ultimate measure of power.

The authors reconfigure the notion of national power to accommodate a wider understanding of capability, advancing a conceptual framework that measures three distinct areas--national resources, national performance, and military capability--to help the intelligence community develop a better evaluation of a country's national by:   Measuring Military Capabilities: An Essential Tool for Rebuilding American Military Strength 20 min read Download Report Richard Dunn.

Joshua M. Epstein argues that prevailing assumptions about the East- West balance of power rest on erroneous measures of military strength. He develops a method for Measuring military capability book military capabilities and applies that general procedure to the Soviet tactical air threat to NATO.

Originally published in Cited by: Measuring Human Capabilities: An Agenda for Basic Research on the Assessment of Individual and Group Performance Potential for Military Accession examines promising emerging theoretical, technological, and statistical advances that could provide scientifically valid new approaches and measurement capabilities to assess human capability.

This. GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to measure military capability to identify: (1) potential modifications to the Unit Status and Identity Reporting (UNITREP) system which provides one indication of military capability; and (2) initiatives in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the military services to develop analytical systems for Format: Paperback.

GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to measure military capability to identify: (1) potential modifications to the Unit Status and Identity Reporting (UNITREP) system which provides one indication of military capability; and (2) initiatives in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the military services to develop analytical systems for.

The arrival of postindustrial society has transformed the traditional bases of national power, and thus the methods used to measure the relative power of nations should be reassessed as well.

Appreciating the true basis of national power requires not merely a meticulous detailing of visible military assets but also a scrutiny of larger capabilities embodied in such variables as the.

This paper aims to question the military capability concept, as a core element of the strategic military planning process, in order to determine its validity or need for expansion.

Thus, based on a deductive approach and qualitative research, we argue that the strategic planning process is a Author: João Correia.

The framework defines the Defense Logistics Base (DLB) as a system meant to create and sustain military capability, but also involved with the development of. Get this from a library. Measuring military capability: progress, problems, and future direction: report to the chairman, Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives.

[United States. General Accounting Office.;]. The IISS report does not provide nearly enough descriptive data to measure military capability nor does it account for the interests a nation must protect or the threats it faces.

The Limits of Power. Hey Brenton. The measure actually correlates more highly with military personnel (about ) than expenditures (). There are probably better ways of achieving the same outcome, and you're right that it's a bit unusual to be working with the product of logarithms, so I'll continue to play around with this, but I don't think it's just milex scaled by year Author: Phil Arena.

If the process spread is divided by the measurement spread, it will yield a measure that could be called the measurement capability index. The intent is the same as that of C pk. If the measurement is narrower than the process, most of the reported variation is due to the process.

This is a desirable situation. This book provides a comprehensive assessment of China's military capabilities in andwith projections for Recognizing that military power encompasses more than weaponry, it develops an original empirical framework for measuring militaries that also includes doctrine, training, and organizational by: 5.

It will be obvious to you how to measure workforce capability. But given the struggle so many have in measuring it meaningfully, it’s likely only obvious in hindsight; the hindsight of seeing the unpacked thinking process of designing a measure for workforce capability.

It is a thinking process, measure design. Why Measuring Progress Is Important a truly serious effort to rebuild and reform the U.S. military will require setting specific goals and milestones.

This in turn requires the ability to mea-sure progress toward those goals by measuring the relative change in military capability over time.

To quote the famous football coach Vince Lombardi, “ifFile Size: KB. Measuring Military Identity in the UK Armed Forces Book. Full-text available The advantages of phrase completion scales may be particularly pronounced when measuring attitudes that fall at Author: Chantal Gibbs-Jones.

Measuring Military Capability --Ch. Conclusion --App. Quantitative Indicators of National. Series Title: MR/Rand Corporation, MRA: Other Titles: Measuring national power in the post-industrial age National power in the postindustrial age: Responsibility: Ashley J. Military capability is defined by the Australian Defence Force as "the ability to achieve a desired effect in a specific operating environment".

It is defined by three interdependent factors: combat readiness, sustainable capability and force structure. In terms of technologies, weapons and equipment use, it represents assets, that exist to perform specific functions in relation to.

Arising out of the last of the three Presidential debates, and in particular, Mitt Romney's expressed concern about the dwindling number of ships in the US Navy, two articles for your consideration. The first, courtesy of McClatchy (and available here) is an interesting article about how anyone can begin to conceptualise the existing strength of.Measuring Human Capabilities | Every year, the U.S.

Army must select from an applicant pool in the hundreds of thousands to meet annual enlistment targets, currently numbering in the tens of thousands of new soldiers. A critical component of the selection process for enlisted service members is the formal assessments administered to applicants to determine their performance .C Organic depot maintenance activities and physical capacities established or retained within the DoD Components are to be kept to the minimum necessary to ensure a ready, controlled source of technical competence and resources to .