Development of support requirements for ground forces in conventional operations.
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Development of support requirements for ground forces in conventional operations.

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Published by Rand Corporation in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English


  • Military planning.,
  • Logistics.

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SeriesRand Corporation -- P-3173, P (Rand Corporation) -- P-3173..
The Physical Object
Pagination9 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17970399M

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