Discussion of the Rapid Deployment Force (Special analysis - American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research)
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Discussion of the Rapid Deployment Force (Special analysis - American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research)

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Published by AEI Press,US .
Written in English


  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • Special & elite forces

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Number of Pages10
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Open LibraryOL8244967M
ISBN 100844710881
ISBN 109780844710884

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Get this from a library! A discussion of the rapid deployment force with Lieutenant General P.X. Kelley.. [P X Kelley; American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.]. This the first book to present an inside view of the makings of the US Rapid Deployment Forces and its central command. Contents: The Gulf on Fire, Scenario, The Gulf Cooperation Council, Evolution of the US Rapid Deployment Forces, Intelligence and C3 in Southwest Asia, Ground Forces, Air Force Units, Airlift Operations, US Naval Forces, and. sea-supplied intervention force supplemented by enhanced amphibious assault and other forcible-entry capabilities. Jeffrey Record is a seniorfellow at the Institutefor Foreign Policy Analysis and the author of a study of the Rapid Deployment Force recently published by the Institute. ETERRENCE of overt Soviet Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in. (Because of the generally imprecise discussion of this issue, as well as the changes incurred by historical evolution, it has been necessary to use both the terms Rapid Deployment Force and U.S.

Rapid Deployment Logistics once again demonstrates the relevance, utility, and necessity of the study of military history to the effective conduct of the profession of arms. DAVE R. PALMER Major General, USA Deputy Commandant Cover: This U.S. Air Force photo shows personnel and equipment disembarking at Beirut. SUMMARY TABLE 1. COMPOSITION OF THREE RAPID DEPLOYMENT FORCE LEVELS Larger Current Smaller Forces RDF RDF RDF Army Combat Divisions a/ 5 31/3 1 Navy Aircraft Carrier Battle Groups b/ 3 33 Amphibious Ready Group c/ 1 11 Air Force Tactical Fighter Wings d/ 10 75 Marine Corps Marine Amphibious Forces e/ 2 11/3 1 Total Personnel HO, , ,   In the s, the formation of the Rapid Deployment Joint Task Force resulted in the purchase of 8 super-fast sealift ships (FSS), with sustained speeds in excess of 30 knots, for Army use. (These were the ships that carried the 24 th ’s spearheads to the Gulf, and in their subsequent service in the sea bridge they consistently “lapped. The Rapid Deployment Joint Task Force (RDJTF) is an inactive United States Department of Defense Joint Task was first envisioned as a three-division force in as the Rapid Deployment Force, or RDF, a highly mobile force that could be rapidly moved to locations outside the normal overseas deployments in Europe and charter was expanded and greatly strengthened in .

A hypothetical tactical platoon level wargame of American intervention in the Persian Gulf, with six scenarios, each representing a separate hypothetical confrontation between the forces of the United States, Soviet Union, Iran, Iraq, and Syria. Game turns represent 10 minutes of real time, hexes are meters across. The map is a real terrain analysis of an area in Syria approximately 20km. The Marine Corps also played a key role in the development of the Rapid Deployment Force, a multi-service organization created to insure a flexible, timely military response around the world when needed. The Maritime Prepositioning Ships (MPS) concept was developed to enhance this capability by prestaging equipment needed for combat in the.   JOINT DEPLOYMENT Program of study with emphasis on JOPES and the Joint Deployment Process • Rapid Query Tool (RQT) Venue Options • Resident Training (RT) – Hands-on instruction at JDTC’s Fort Eustis, VA facilities • Time-Phased Force Deployment Data (TPFDD) Management Tool (TMT) - Hands-on. Rapid deployment Conclusions I. The use of force and the UN: a reckoning This book is a product of SIPRI’s Project on Peacekeeping and Regional Security, which was led from its inception in to by Dr Trevor Findlay, the author. The aim of the study is to examine the use of force in all its forms—in self-defence.