| || Growth of Military Operational Research in India
Author : Jaiswal, N.K.
Source : Defence Science Journal ; Vol:44(3) ; 1994 ; pp 215-222
Subject : 519.8 Operations Research;355 Defence Sciences
Keywords : Operational Research;War games;Military hardware;Decision making
Abstract : Operational Research has contributed substantially to decisions on cost-effective induction of weapon systems, evaluation of tactical plans, development of computerised war games for training, realistic formulation of General Staff Qualitative Requirements, performance and reliability evaluation of military hardware under design and development, force structure, planning and other tactical and strategic issues in Indian defence. This paper reviews the work in Military OR initiated by Professor DS Kothari, the first Scientific Adviser to the Ministry of Defence, and brings out the role it can play in defence decision making.