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Sep30

THE MILITARY SURPRISE: concepts, effects, realization and types.

The common or general tactical surprise is that which is normally or frequently used and that is known and expected. There is one case we take as example, which is to ambush or hostilize enemy forces who come to help or rescue a group of their own immobilized and/or besieged by us. This attack is […]

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Publicado en: CHARACTERISTICS OF THE COMMANDS COMBAT AVAILABILITY OF THE FORCES COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT COMMAND'S CUALITIES CORRECT SENSE OF THE COMMAND Defense of Military Positions EAST VS WEST WARFARE GROUND MILITARY TRANSITABILITY PLANNING THE RECEIVED MISSION Principles of the Operational Strategy Second World War TACTICS THE EASTERN FRONT IN SECOND WORLD WAR. THE EXPOSED OR NEGLECTED FLANKS IN THE ENEMY DEPLOYMENT THE FUNCTIONAL OR POSITIONAL DISLOCATION OF THE ENEMY THE INDUCED SHOCK IN THE ENEMY THE SURPRISE THE TACTICAL SPEED THE VULNERABILITIES OF THE ENEMY

Ago31

THE MONGOLS INVADE EASTERN EUROPE (1238-1241). 2nd. PART.

(CONTINUATION)   The Mongol Army Attacks Hungary. Subodai concentrated his army in 3 groups of march. Each one would enter Hungary by a different route, across the mountain passes and valleys of the Carpathians. This deployment was given to the Mongols more resistance to the enemy surprises. And gave them an initial unfolding for the […]

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Publicado en: COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT COMMAND'S CUALITIES CORRECT SENSE OF THE COMMAND EAST VS WEST WARFARE EUROPE DEFENSE GEOGRAPHY AND OPERATIONS GROUND MILITARY TRANSITABILITY INVASIONS OF EUROPE MONGOLIAN MILITARY SYSTEM MONGOLIAN STRATEGIC CAPACITIES. MONGOLS INVASIONS Operational Strategy Strategy TACTICS


Ago31

THE MONGOLS INVADE EASTERN EUROPE (1238-1241).

After the death of Gengis Khan in 1227 his the second surviving son, Ogadai, succeeded him in the Mongol throne. The Mongol expansion eastward was limited by the Pacific Ocean and scarcely were staying free enclaves in China and Persia. But, towards the West, the great steppes of Russia were offering to the Mongols an […]

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Publicado en: COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT COMMAND'S CUALITIES CORRECT SENSE OF THE COMMAND EAST VS WEST WARFARE EUROPE DEFENSE GEOGRAPHY AND OPERATIONS INVASIONS OF EUROPE MONGOLIAN MILITARY SYSTEM MONGOLIAN STRATEGIC CAPACITIES. MONGOLS INVASIONS Strategy TACTICS Western Defense

Jul15

THE RECONNAISSANCE AND THE INTELLIGENCE: A MILITARY OPERATIONAL SYSTEM. 2nd Part.

(FINAL) The near future of tactical reconnaissance. Major tactical reconnaissance weapons, tanks and low level flying aircraft tend to be vulnerable to modern infantry antiaircraft and antitank missiles. They appeared on the battlefield in the 1970s and have become more effective since then. Since the mid 1990s, these rockets have been incorporating various technologies such […]

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Publicado en: COMBAT READINESS COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT COMMAND'S CUALITIES CORRECT SENSE OF THE COMMAND Counterinsurgency Operations Defense of Military Positions GROUND MILITARY TRANSITABILITY Operational Strategy Principles of the Operational Strategy Principles of the War SMALL MILITARY UNITS Strategy TACTICS THE COMBAT THE GATHERING OF INFORMATION. THE RECONNOISSANCE BY DRONES THE VULNERABILITIES OF THE ENEMY TRANSITABILITY OR GROUND ONGOING WARFARE IN THE INFORMATION AGE.


Jun30

THE RECONNAISSANCE AND THE INTELLIGENCE: A MILITARY OPERATIONAL SYSTEM.

The reconnaissance generates information of the different operational levels of military action. This must be turned into intelligence. That is the reasonably trustworthy and sufficient knowledge of the enemy, his intentions and capacities and the fighting possibilities and transitability of fields, etc. To enable us to take a “founded resolution”, based on the use of […]

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Publicado en: COMBAT READINESS COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT COMMAND'S CUALITIES CORRECT SENSE OF THE COMMAND Counterinsurgency Operations Defense of Military Positions GROUND MILITARY TRANSITABILITY Operational Strategy Principles of the Operational Strategy Principles of the War SMALL MILITARY UNITS Strategy TACTICS THE COMBAT THE GATHERING OF INFORMATION. THE RECONNOISSANCE BY DRONES THE VULNERABILITIES OF THE ENEMY TRANSITABILITY OR GROUND ONGOING WARFARE IN THE INFORMATION AGE.

Abr29

IN PURSUIT OF THE MILITARY EXCELENCE.

THE INCOMPLETE AND SLANTED THEORY OF SHIMON NAVEH The author realizes a methodical and deep critique of the different fighting forms in each of the historical epochs. It is specially hard and mordant with the form of fight of the Germans during the World War II. His aim is to degrade and minimize it, to […]

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Publicado en: COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT COMMAND'S CUALITIES Counterinsurgency Operations COUNTERINSURGENCY WARFARE EAST VS WEST WARFARE GROUND MILITARY TRANSITABILITY INTERNAL CIVIL CONFLICTS Modern Warfare Operational Strategy Principles of the War Russia War Theory TACTICS THE EXPOSED OR NEGLECTED FLANKS IN THE ENEMY DEPLOYMENT THE FUNCTIONAL OR POSITIONAL DISLOCATION OF THE ENEMY THE INDUCED SHOCK IN THE ENEMY THE SURPRISE THE VULNERABILITIES OF THE ENEMY TRANSITABILITY OR GROUND ONGOING WAR PRINCIPLES


Mar24

The Tactical or Operational Military Success. Its Signs.

Introduction. It is not a question of defining how to act, thing that already we try to do in other published articles or that they will be in a future. But that, perceiving in the operations development certain facts, guidelines or behaviors of the conflicting parts and of the objective conditions (of the ground, etc.), […]

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Publicado en: COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT COMMAND'S CUALITIES CORRECT SENSE OF THE COMMAND Crisis and Conflicts EUROPE DEFENSE GEOGRAPHY AND OPERATIONS GROUND MILITARY TRANSITABILITY Ideological Conflicts INTERNAL CIVIL CONFLICTS Maneuver Warfare Military History MILITARY MOTIVATION Military Theory Modern Warfare National Defense NATIONAL OR TOTAL STRATEGY Operational Strategy SMALL MILITARY UNITS Strategy TACTICS THE COMBAT THE EASTERN FRONT IN SECOND WORLD WAR. TRANSITABILITY OR GROUND ONGOING

Feb1

THE INFANTRY FIGHTING: EAST VS WEST II.

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(CONTINUATION)   This doctrine spreads and concerns, across the NATO, the strategic aims of his allies and the assigned and specific means to reach them. The training with IT programs is an example of the new practices of military training. Instead of moving soldiers in the Boot Camps or the vehicles of the mechanized or […]

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Publicado en: COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT COMMAND'S CUALITIES CORRECT SENSE OF THE COMMAND COUNTERINSURGENCY WARFARE EAST VS WEST WARFARE Guerrilla Warfare MILITARY MOTIVATION SMALL MILITARY UNITS TACTICS THE INFANTRY COMBAT TRANSITABILITY OR GROUND ONGOING


Feb1

THE INFANTRY FIGHTING: EAST VS WEST.

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The last tens of meters up to reaching a determined enemy or gullible in his positions, form the fighting zone of the infantry. And she has yet major validity and importance in the actual wars. With the approximation to the combat from the brigade, the last global direct human possible vision of the units and […]

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Publicado en: COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT COMMAND'S CUALITIES CORRECT SENSE OF THE COMMAND COUNTERINSURGENCY WARFARE EAST VS WEST WARFARE GROUND MILITARY TRANSITABILITY Guerrilla Warfare Military Theory Rapid Reaction Forces SMALL MILITARY UNITS TACTICS THE INFANTRY COMBAT TRANSITABILITY OR GROUND ONGOING

Sep1

The Ambushes against military Patrols and Units.

Introduction. One of the principal tasks of the military men of the International Forces in Support of the Security, deployed in the Southwest of Asia, in the countries menaced by the islamist terrorism, is the motorized patrolling by the dusty ways that interlace the zone of influence of their barracks. These areas almost lacks Tarmac […]

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Publicado en: Afghan Taliban Al-Qaida COMMAND'S CUALITIES CORRECT SENSE OF THE COMMAND COUNTERINSURGENCY WARFARE Defense of Military Positions Guerrilla Warfare Iraq ISLAMIC RADICAL IDEOLOGIES MILITARY MOTIVATION Principles of the War SOUTHWEST OF ASIA SYRIA TACTICS


Jul1

THE MILITARY SURPRISE AS ART AND HETERODOXY

Almost all the technologies, tactics and operations directed to obtaining the tactical or operational surprise over the enemy, can be benevolent considered at the edge of the regulations and existing procedure. That are practised in the different countries and groups of them or supranational alliances. Between other reasons, to fight only according to the «book» […]

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Publicado en: COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT COMMAND'S CUALITIES CORRECT SENSE OF THE COMMAND Evils of Bureaucracy Maneuver Warfare Military Theory Modern Warfare Principles of the War SECURITY ZONE OF THE FORCES SMALL MILITARY UNITS TACTICS THE COMBAT THE EXPOSED OR NEGLECTED FLANKS IN THE ENEMY DEPLOYMENT THE FUNCTIONAL OR POSITIONAL DISLOCATION OF THE ENEMY THE INDUCED SHOCK IN THE ENEMY THE SURPRISE THE VULNERABILITIES OF THE ENEMY

May30

THE MANEUVER WARFARE. THE CONCEPT OF THE MODERN AIRLAND BATTLE. (SECOND PART).

AN INTERPRETATION BY FIELDMARSCHAL ERICH VON MANSTEIN.   (CONTINUATION)   Results of the German counterattack and its trascendence. Nevertheless, the booty gained was scanty. Von Manstein declared that there were approximately 23,000 dead Soviet soldiers and 9,000 captured Soviet soldiers. The materiel captured were approximately 615 tanks (probably largely recovered), 354 campaign guns, 69 anti-aircraft […]

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Publicado en: COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT COMMAND'S CUALITIES CORRECT SENSE OF THE COMMAND EAST VS WEST WARFARE GEOGRAPHY AND OPERATIONS GROUND MILITARY TRANSITABILITY Ideological Conflicts Maneuver Warfare Military History Modern Warfare Russia War Theory Strategy THE EASTERN FRONT IN SECOND WORLD WAR. USSR WAR THEORY


Abr1

WARFARE IN THE INFORMATION AGE.

Introduction. The appearance of the IT treatment of the information supposed a revolution in the capture, production and transmission of the existing or caught information. Whose possibilities and transcendency are still far from know, even in his scope and his limits. The information generated in a battlefield or an operations theatre of is enormous, ephemeral […]

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Publicado en: COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT COMMAND'S CUALITIES CORRECT SENSE OF THE COMMAND Counterinsurgency Operations COUNTERINSURGENCY WARFARE MILITARY MOTIVATION National Defense Operational Strategy SMALL MILITARY UNITS TACTICS THE COMBAT THE INFANTRY COMBAT WARFARE IN THE INFORMATION AGE.

Feb28

THE NO “COMBAT AVAILABILITY” OF THE FORCES IN THE DEFENSE.

  A variant exists of deficient or useless «combat availability» of a military force. And it happens when exists the «entrusted«, the «satisfaction» of the commands in the real state of alert of that one. Without assuming or to appreciate the failures in it. The Development. We know that the high limit of a characteristic […]

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Publicado en: COMBAT AVAILABILITY OF THE FORCES COMBAT READINESS COMMAND'S CUALITIES CORRECT SENSE OF THE COMMAND Counterinsurgency Operations GROUND MILITARY TRANSITABILITY MILITARY MOTIVATION SECURITY ZONE OF THE FORCES SMALL MILITARY UNITS TACTICS THE INFANTRY COMBAT TRANSITABILITY OR GROUND ONGOING WAR PRINCIPLES


Ago1

THE WAR AGAINST THE ISLAMIC TERRORISTS. Second Part.

(CONTINUATION)   Operational Characteristics of the Attacks with Elite Ground Forces. Units and small units that attack with limited aims (a deep incursion, the temporal capture of a critical position, an ambush) constitute a military closed «system». This condition imposes specific characteristics on the “interfaces of action” with the enemy, which are sometimes different to […]

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Publicado en: Afghan Taliban al-Qaeda COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT COMMAND'S CUALITIES CORRECT SENSE OF THE COMMAND Counterinsurgency Operations COUNTERINSURGENCY WARFARE EAST VS WEST WARFARE EUROPE DEFENSE Ideological Conflicts INTERNAL CIVIL CONFLICTS Iraq ISLAMIC STATE OF IRAK AND SYRIA JIHADIST COMMANDS MAGREB AND MIDDLE EAST MILITARY MOTIVATION SALAFISM IDEOLOGY SHIITES VS. SUNNIS SMALL MILITARY UNITS SYRIA TACTICS Western Defense

May31

THE MANEUVER WARFARE. THE CONCEPT OF THE MODERN AIRLAND BATTLE.

AN INTERPRETATION BY FIELDMARSCHAL ERICH VON MANSTEIN.     A little known example illustrates the omnipresent transcendence of logistics and the line of communication (more or less branched out) in operations and their final results. Between January 29 and mid-March 1943, the Soviets developed an operation called Donbass at the southwest of the Donetz. This […]

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Publicado en: COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT COMMAND'S CUALITIES CORRECT SENSE OF THE COMMAND EAST VS WEST WARFARE GROUND MILITARY TRANSITABILITY Ideological Conflicts Maneuver Warfare Military History Military Theory Modern Warfare Operational Strategy Russia War Theory Second World War THE EASTERN FRONT IN SECOND WORLD WAR. TRANSITABILITY OR GROUND ONGOING USSR WAR THEORY




 

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Enrique Alonso nació en La Habana. Tras el establecimiento del régimen comunista se trasladó a España, licenciándose en Ciencias Químicas en la Universidad de Oviedo.

Es titulado por la Universidad Complutense en Química y Tecnología del Petroleo (dos cursos) y en Logística por la Cámara de Comercio de Madrid (un curso). Ha realizado su labor profesional durante más de 30 años en REPSOL y empresas anteriores, absorbidas posteriormente. Su trabajo se centró en la investigación de lubricantes (Centro de Investigación de la calle Embajadores), el área comercial y la logística de lubricantes (unas 100 mil Tm. al año de productos a granel y envasados, con un presupuesto total de unos 1000 millones de ptas).

Ha sido colaborador en la década de los 80, del diario Pueblo y, a través de la agencia EFE, de diversos diarios españoles e hispanoamericanos en temas de política internacional y militares.

Es autor de la novela “Operación Elefante”, publicada en 1982, que trata minuciosa y extensamente de las operaciones y tácticas de las guerrillas y contraguerrillas en la Angola socialista prosoviética de Agostinho Neto, apoyada desde 1975 por tropas cubanas. 

En 2005 publicó en inglés el ensayo “On the Nature of War”, que es una teoría de la guerra basada en el desarrollo y la aplicación práctica de 10 “sistemas operativos”.

Actualmente es colaborador permanente de la revista española War Heat International.

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