As SUAS enables fires and maneuver across the formation, units attrit
enemy forces faster with less risk to forces through indirect fires and they achieve a more rapid destruction of the enemy through well-informed maneuver.
(11) Iraqi army and Syrian defense forces instead depend heavily on fires to disperse or attrit
enemy forces prior to the seizure of terrain through maneuver.
This was an interdiction campaign directed primarily at the North Vietnamese supply system and designed to attrit
their forces so that the military of South Vietnam could defend its nation.
The objective was to "attrit
" the Taliban, to weaken their morale and capability and to force them to the negotiations table.
In a recent rotation at JMRC, one maneuver commander's intent was to delay the opposing force (OPFOR) along two mobility corridors, attrit
the enemy, and trade space for time to develop a substantive engagement area.
Given the current fighter-operations perspective, the Air Force organizational structure is optimally geared for fighting conflicts that place a premium on attaining and maintaining air superiority, that allows for targeting critical infrastructure using precision-guided munitions, and that feature opponents willing to mass fielded forces in the open, making it possible to attrit
them from the air.
And so I would argue that, as we are trying to attrit
the recruitment and use of child soldiers, and are collecting more and more research information and more and more metrics, there is still a predominance of anecdotal information.
The study identified that, even though students may attrit
from the bridging program, their subsequent commencement of full-time work was often attributable to the new skills and confidence obtained.
Reminiscent of the language of the authors of The Pentagon Papers, indeed, carrying the logic of its "telegraphic style" to its destructive (and self-destructive) end, the thoughtless thought--the horrific inhumanity--of Komer's perception of the Vietnamese villagers it was his abiding purpose to "pacify" in the name of their freedom, is epitomized when, reducing the official word for a terrorist war that killed massively and indiscriminately for the purpose of destroying the morale of a people and bringing its leadership to its knees, to a vulgar abbreviation, he says, "If we attrit
the population base of the Viet Cong, it will accelerate the process of degrading the V.
Many experienced tube engineers are taking early retirement in response to corporate efforts to "attrit
" the workforce, as the activity is often (and ungrammatically) described.