Archivo de la categoría 'Operational Strategy'

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

Dic2

Genesis and practice of the Russian strategy of deep incursion. 2nd Part.

Incursion to Tatsinskaya’s airport in the Christmas of 1942 The Deep Incursion to Tatsinskaya. In the exploitation of the break success, Vatutin threw on December 18, the 24 Corps of Tanks (Badanov) to attack and occupy Tatsinskaya and the 25 Corps of Tanks (Pavlov), against Morozovskaya‘s airport. Behind them, advanced the 1st. Mechanized Corps of […]

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Publicado en: COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT EAST VS WEST WARFARE GEOGRAPHY AND OPERATIONS GROUND MILITARY TRANSITABILITY Maneuver Warfare Military History Military Theory Modern Warfare Operational Strategy Principles of the Operational Strategy Russia War Theory Second World War THE FUNCTIONAL OR POSITIONAL DISLOCATION OF THE ENEMY THE INDUCED SHOCK IN THE ENEMY The Study of Military Themes THE VULNERABILITIES OF THE ENEMY TRANSITABILITY OR GROUND ONGOING USSR WAR THEORY


Nov1

Genesis and practice of the Russian strategy of deep operation.

Incursion to Tatsinskaya’s airport in the Christmas of 1942 Introduction. After the invasion of the USSR by the 3 Groups of Armies of the Wehrmatch (North, C; Center, B; South, A) on June 22, 1941, remained clear the higher capacity and efficiency of these, opposite to the Soviet armies deployed in the border and in […]

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Publicado en: COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT EAST VS WEST WARFARE General GEOGRAPHY AND OPERATIONS GROUND MILITARY TRANSITABILITY Maneuver Warfare Military History Military Theory Modern Warfare Operational Strategy Principles of the Operational Strategy Russia War Theory Second World War THE EASTERN FRONT IN SECOND WORLD WAR. THE FUNCTIONAL OR POSITIONAL DISLOCATION OF THE ENEMY THE INDUCED SHOCK IN THE ENEMY The Study of Military Themes THE VULNERABILITIES OF THE ENEMY TRANSITABILITY OR GROUND ONGOING USSR WAR THEORY

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


Mar2

News on Modern Conflicts. Novedades en Conflictos Modernos.

Utilizamos esta Sección de Novedades para dar a conocer en avance los próximos artículos que irán apareciendo en las distintas «categorías» de temas de esta página, dedicada a conflictos y crisis modernos. LA EXPLORACIÓN Y LA INTELIGENCIA COMO SISTEMA OPERATIVO. La exploración y el reconocimiento del terreno generan información de los diferentes niveles de actuación […]

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Publicado en: Aristocráticas Despóticas ARMAS COMBINADAS EN EL COMBATE. ASIA DEL PACÍFICO Burocracias y sus Males CATALUÑA Y ESPAÑA Central Asia CHINA END HER FOREIGN RELATIONS CHINA POLÍTICA Y SOCIAL CHINA Y SUS RELACIONES EXTERIORES COMBAT AVAILABILITY OF THE FORCES COMBINED ARMS UNITS IN COMBAT COMMUNIST PARTIES IN POWER. Conflictos Ideológicos Conflictos internos civiles. Conflictos y Crisis Defensa de las Poblaciones civiles. Defense of the Civil Populations. Democracia moderna. DICTATORIAL ELITES DIRIGENTES CATALANES. DISLOCACIÓN FUNCIONAL O POSICIONAL DEL ENEMIGO EAST VS WEST WARFARE El Dinero. EL MAL. EL ODIO. EL SHOCK INDUCIDO EN EL ENEMIGO. ÉLITES DICTATORIALES Estrategia Operativa FLANCOS EXPUESTOS O DESCUIDADOS DEL DESPLIEGUE ENEMIGO FUERZAS ARMADAS Y PATRIOTISMO. Guerra de Guerrillas Guerra de Maniobras GUERRA EN LA ERA DE LA INFORMACIÓN Guerra Este Oeste GUERRA MECANIZADA Guerra Moderna GUERRA URSS INCURSIÓN PROFUNDA EN LA RETAGUARDIA Inteligencia y Seguridad LA CONMOCIÓN INDUCIDA DEL ENEMIGO LA CORRUPCIÖN DE LAS AUTORIDADES. LA GUERRA EN EL FRENTE DEL ESTE LA NACIÓN ESPAÑOLA LA NACIÓN MULTIÉTNICA. LA SORPRESA. LA UNIDAD NACIONAL Y LA PATRIA LAS VULNERABILIDADES ENEMIGAS LEADER CLASSES IN CHINA Military History Modern Warfare Monedas Virtuales o Bitcoins. MONOTHEIST RELIGIONS. NATIONAL MIDDLE CLASSES Operaciones de Contrainsurgencia Operational Strategy PARTIDOS COMUNISTAS EN EL PODER POLÍTICA NACIONAL DE ESPAÑA PRINCIPIOS DE LA ESTRATEGIA OPERATIVA. PRINCIPIOS DE LA GUERRA RUSIA Y SU ZONA DE INFLUENCIA Russia War Theory Second World War SOUTHEAST OF ASIA SOUTHWEST OF ASIA SPANISH NATIONAL POLITICS STATE CAPITALIST ECONOMY SUROESTE DE ASIA Teoría Militar Teoría Monetaria breve The Evil THE EXPOSED OR NEGLECTED FLANKS IN THE ENEMY DEPLOYMENT THE FUNCTIONAL OR POSITIONAL DISLOCATION OF THE ENEMY The Greed in the Speculation. The Hate. THE INDUCED SHOCK IN THE ENEMY The Ruins in the Corrupt Inversions. The Speculation with Money. THE VULNERABILITIES OF THE ENEMY USSR WAR THEORY Virtual Money or Bitcoins. WARFARE IN THE INFORMATION AGE. ZONA DE SEGURIDAD DE LAS FUERZAS

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Modern Allied Urban Warfare against the Insurgency.

Introduction. The American and European troops are prepared to fight against a regular military enemy provided with a masses army. Or even more modern, of the IIIrd generation, with more elaborated technologically means and better trained men, to support the lonelinesses and tensions of the awaited current battlefields. Definitively, his «way», his action space, is […]

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Publicado en: al-Qaeda Counterinsurgency Operations COUNTERINSURGENCY WARFARE Defense of Military Positions Defense of the Civil Populations. GEOGRAPHY AND OPERATIONS Iraq Middle East MILITARY MOTIVATION Modern Warfare Operational Strategy SHIITES VS. SUNNIS SMALL MILITARY UNITS SOUTHWEST OF ASIA SYRIA TACTICS


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.

Nov1

THE IDEOLOGIC AND STRATEGIC PREFERENCES OF THE JIHADISTS. 3rd PART.

(CONTINUATION) And this is the gravity center of the fight against the solitary wolves. To preventive and isolately hunt them is very difficult, because they scarcely do not leave tracks. It is necessary to fight against the necessary instigators of their ideas (persons, companions, mass media of all kinds, trips to their foreign centers). For […]

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Publicado en: Afghan Taliban al-Qaeda Counterinsurgency Operations Crisis and Conflicts EAST VS WEST WARFARE Guerrilla Warfare Iraq ISLAMIC RADICAL IDEOLOGIES ISLAMIC STATE OF IRAK AND SYRIA JIHADIST COMMANDS National Defense Operational Strategy PSYCHOLOGY OF THE ISLAMIC TERRORISTS RELIGIOUS PERSECUTIONS SALAFISM IDEOLOGY SHIITES VS. SUNNIS SYRIA TACTICS THE INFANTRY COMBAT The radical Islam


Nov1

THE IDEOLOGIC AND STRATEGIC PREFERENCES OF THE JIHADISTS. 2ND. PART.

(continuation) 4) The Islamic terrorists are in many places deeply divided ideologically, institutionally and strategically. Though the rivals bands could occasionally offer between them support, refuge, information or supplies. The real reasons are that the chiefs of principal bands want to be always «emirs or sheikhs and interpreters of the Islam” in his place, his […]

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Publicado en: Afghan Taliban al-Qaeda Counterinsurgency Operations Crisis and Conflicts EAST VS WEST WARFARE Guerrilla Warfare INTERNAL CIVIL CONFLICTS Iraq ISLAMIC RADICAL IDEOLOGIES ISLAMIC STATE OF IRAK AND SYRIA JIHADIST COMMANDS National Defense Operational Strategy PSYCHOLOGY OF THE ISLAMIC TERRORISTS SALAFISM IDEOLOGY SHIITES VS. SUNNIS SYRIA TACTICS THE INFANTRY COMBAT

Nov1

THE IDEOLOGIC AND STRATEGIC PREFERENCES OF THE JIHADISTS.

The radical fundamentalist Islamic insurgents or jihadistas devoted themselves between the 60s and 80s to attack those that they were qualifying as corrupt and false or socialist or westernized and liberal «Moslem governments». Their fortune was small for all their commited effort. On one hand, the retreat of the Soviets of Afghanistan. But, possessing the […]

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Publicado en: Afghan Taliban al-Qaeda Counterinsurgency Operations Crisis and Conflicts EAST VS WEST WARFARE INTERNAL CIVIL CONFLICTS Iraq ISLAMIC RADICAL IDEOLOGIES ISLAMIC STATE OF IRAK AND SYRIA JIHADIST COMMANDS MAGREB AND MIDDLE EAST National Defense Operational Strategy PSYCHOLOGY OF THE ISLAMIC TERRORISTS RELIGIOUS PERSECUTIONS SALAFISM IDEOLOGY SHIITES VS. SUNNIS SOUTHWEST OF ASIA SYRIA TACTICS THE INFANTRY COMBAT Urban Guerrilla Warfare


Oct1

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE ISLAMIST TERRORISTS. 2nd. PART.

(CONTINUATION)   In France more than 4,5 million Muslims are settled, specially of Algerian, Moroccan and Tunisian origin. The European metropolis practised an «asymmetric multiculturalism», to first accept in his society and to next integrate, their emigrants. But, they cannot direct and regulate the social movements with the compass and the set square. The social […]

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Publicado en: Afghan Taliban Al-Qaida Civic Education Counterinsurgency Operations EUROPE DEFENSE INTERNAL CIVIL CONFLICTS Iraq ISLAMIC RADICAL IDEOLOGIES ISLAMIC STATE OF IRAK AND SYRIA JIHADIST COMMANDS MAGREB AND MIDDLE EAST NATIONAL OR TOTAL STRATEGY Operational Strategy RELIGIOUS PERSECUTIONS SALAFISM IDEOLOGY SHIITES VS. SUNNIS Social and National Decadence Social Philosophy SOUTHWEST OF ASIA Strategy SYRIA TACTICS The radical Islam

Ago31

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE ISLAMIST TERRORISTS. 1st. PART.

Introduction and Thematic Index. The civilization and his vital and social structures, in his interactions with the individuals and their psychology. The failure of the jihadists in joining a «group with shared beliefs and virtues (the permanent values)». That give to their lives identity, sense and belonging. Why do they behave this way? How to […]

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Publicado en: Afghan Taliban Al-Qaida Civic Education Counterinsurgency Operations COUNTERINSURGENCY WARFARE Crisis and Conflicts EUROPE DEFENSE Ideological Conflicts INTERNAL CIVIL CONFLICTS Internal social conflicts Iraq ISLAMIC RADICAL IDEOLOGIES ISLAMIC STATE OF IRAK AND SYRIA JIHADIST COMMANDS MAGREB AND MIDDLE EAST National Defense NATIONAL OR TOTAL STRATEGY Operational Strategy PSYCHOLOGY OF THE ISLAMIC TERRORISTS RELIGIOUS PERSECUTIONS SALAFISM IDEOLOGY SHIITES VS. SUNNIS Social and National Decadence Social Philosophy SOUTHWEST OF ASIA SYRIA TACTICS The radical Islam Western Defense


Ago1

THE NATO’S RAPID REACTION FORCES.

George Bush’s strategic national doctrine established after the suicidal assaults of al-Qaeda in New York at 11 of September of 2001, that the «asymmetrical wars or of IVth generation» (irregulars and with low level of military means used) with the participation of the USA, would be supported overseas and without formal declaration of war. And […]

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Publicado en: al-Qaeda Counterinsurgency Operations COUNTERINSURGENCY WARFARE EAST VS WEST WARFARE EUROPE DEFENSE INTERNAL CIVIL CONFLICTS ISLAMIC STATE OF IRAK AND SYRIA JIHADIST COMMANDS MAGREB AND MIDDLE EAST MILITARY MOTIVATION Operational Strategy SMALL MILITARY UNITS SOUTHWEST OF ASIA TACTICS

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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