Battlefield visualization is important thing when facing the real war. This application is to allow the army to overview the battlefield location. This is because the commander of their unit need to make some strategic move or better decision. There also possibilities for commander to do some planning and shaping which is evaluate the possible movement of forces. Data from the real world environment will be analyze and by the battlefield visualization that been entered by computer system.
This essay will focus on the causation of the Falkland War looking at a well-known book discussing the causes of war by Kenneth Waltz, Man, the State and War. In this book Kenneth Waltz’s reviews modern and historical approaches in order to understand the causes of international armed conflict. Waltz discusses three images referred to as the different ‘levels of analysis’ that describes the underlying reasons for war. Firstly human nature, secondly a State’s internal structure and thirdly the international system. These levels of analysis may be used to study causes or background information on any issue in politics, warfare and conflict.
A large component to preparation-which was well learned after the Korean and Vietnam War- would also be knowing our enemy. Being able to understand, anticipate, and adapt to the enemy in different environments other than our own would give us if not the upper hand, an equal playing field. We also must be politically prepared, stemming from the highest leadership in the military, that we are going into war with the proper cause. Taking into account every aspect and weighing our odds as well as options into great detail. Being politically prepared also enables us to be well-funded.
Joseph Stalins policies on the brink of the Cold War were primarily motivated by Communist ideology and the search for security and influence, but its equally as important to understand the threat the United States posed to Stalin and the Soviets. In analyzing the motivations of Stalin and the Soviets its important to understand the events leading up to the Cold War and two “spheres of influence” that controlled world power at this time and would eventually lead to conflict. In analyzing Stalins policies in Eastern and Central Europe from 1944 to 1953 I will focus on three main areas in addressing this question: First, the two spheres of influence and how they came to power. Second, highlight communist ideologies that motivated Stalin in gaining world supremacy. And, third the defense of the Soviet Union and how they simply were protecting themselves through security and influence.
Throughout the night, outnumbered colonial forces built defensive fortifications in preparation for an imminent attack by the British. Prepared for the worst, Prescott gave his men the famous order: "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes." Historians believe Prescott’s order was given to save ammunition, in an effort to conserve the Americans’ limited supply of ammunition. On June 17, 1775, the British conquered the Americans at the Battle of Bunker Hill in Charlestown. Even after losing the battle, American forces gained confidence to become stronger.
Strategic Points and Lines There are different kinds of strategic points and lines owing to their positions and the relations they bear to the positions of the masses. Every point of the theatre of war which is of military importance, whether from its position as a centre of communication, or from the presence of military establishments or fortifications, is a geographical strategic point. Another kind is the strategic points of maneuver which has value from the relations they bear to the positions of the masses of the hostile troops and to the enterprises likely to be directed against them. Of them some have secondary importance while the others’ importance is constant and immense. (p. 59, Jomini) Lines are strategic either from their geographical
“Detailed Assessment & Planning”, is the chapter 1 of Sun Zi’s Art of War. In this chapter, Sun Zi’s explains how make assessment and planning by two types of condition that is “5 Factors and 7 Consideration”, and “War is about Deception”. Firstly, “The conduct of war is a matter of vital importance to the nation” according to Sun Zi’s. By having the phrase, it determines the survival or death of the country. Furthermore, it is a matter of life and death on comparing to the people and their ruler.
Vietnam was under the control of the French in the 19th century, and the Japanese from 1940s onwards, although the French still had nominal power. Therefore, when the Japanese left Vietnam after surrendering, Ho Chi Minh seized this chance to proclaim independence for North Vietnam, hence resulting in the birth of this speech . Ho was and is still a widely known figure, as he founded the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, and led Vietminh in their fight against the Japanese until 1945, and the French, in the battle at Dien Bien Phu in 1954 . Therefore, due to Ho’s popularity domestically and internationally, this speech was not only for the people of Vietnam, but also for international figures, intended to convince them that Vietnam’s independence should be recognised. However, there might have been an atmosphere of uncertainty in Vietnam due to a power vacuum, which would definitely affect Ho’s tone while delivering the speech.
This discussion essay takes a magnified look into the effects of technology on warfare strategies of global militaries. The discussion will study why technology oriented strategies will dominate contemporary and future warfare. The changing roles of human beings in warfare will be scrutinized and discussed in a bid to understand the effects of technology on warfare. The main purpose of this discussion paper is to investigate the technological influence on warfare and the effects anticipated thereof. The need to report minimum collateral damage, protect civilians and property during warfare is intertwined to technological advancement of warfare.
Applying this tactic, the General directly advised President Ho Chi Minh and the Poliburo to conduct this policy which means in term of strategy, it could be permanent as we confront with the enemy patiently, however, the implementation must actively, definitely take advantage of time to gradually change the balance of forces on the battlefield, reduce the length of war. One of the unique art of war that the General consult to the Poliburo to annually exercise the campaign in different scales and areas which combined various types of steps from low to high, thus, to make the breakthrough, pervasiveness, strongly stimulate the previous steps to be superior than the next steps, thereby, creating the instability for the enemy then scattering and imprisoning the enemy in many places so the military can fight in any places they want. According to him, before much more powerful enemies, Vietnam had to use the strength of the whole nation in order to gain the final victory. The General said “it was necessary to bring everything into play to enlighten the masses of the people, educate and encourage them, organize them in is fighting for national salvation.”. In his strategy, one arrow needs to achieve two purposes: the enemy must be constantly disturbed and the military need to make use of their weakness to extend the base and help the citizens, they always need to make the enemy, both generals and their governments tired then frustrated.