ELIST v.8.1 : User's Manual.

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This user's manual documents the capabilities and functions of the Enhanced Logistics Intratheater Support Tool (ELIST) software application. Steps for using the Expanded Time Phase Force Deployment Data (ETPFDD) Editor (ETEdit), which is included in ELIST but is also a stand-alone software application, are contained in a separate document. ELIST is a discrete event simulation tool developed for use by military planners in both the continental United States (CONUS) and outside the continental United States (OCONUS). It simulates the reception, staging, onward movement, and integration (RSOI) of military personnel and equipment from all services within, between, or among countries. ELIST ... continued below

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VanGroningen, Blachowicz, D.; Duffy Braun, M.; Clemmons, M. A.; Simunich, K. L.; Timmerman, D.; VanderZee, H. et al. February 26, 2002.

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This user's manual documents the capabilities and functions of the Enhanced Logistics Intratheater Support Tool (ELIST) software application. Steps for using the Expanded Time Phase Force Deployment Data (ETPFDD) Editor (ETEdit), which is included in ELIST but is also a stand-alone software application, are contained in a separate document. ELIST is a discrete event simulation tool developed for use by military planners in both the continental United States (CONUS) and outside the continental United States (OCONUS). It simulates the reception, staging, onward movement, and integration (RSOI) of military personnel and equipment from all services within, between, or among countries. ELIST not only runs a simulation, but it also provides the capability to edit asset sets, networks, and scenarios. These capabilities show how various changes can affect the outcome of a simulation. Further, ELIST incorporates topographic maps on which the network is displayed. The system also allows planners to simulate scenarios at the vehicle level. Prior to the implementation of ELIST, planners were able to simulate military deployment from the point of departure (origin) to the point of arrival in the theater (the port of debarkation). Since the development and implementation of ELIST, however, planners can simulate military deployment from the point of departure (airport or seaport), through the staging area, through the theater-staging base, to the final destination. A typical scenario might be set up to transport personnel and cargo to a location by aircraft or ship. Upon arrival at the airport or seaport, the cargo would be sent to a staging area where it would be set up and transferred to a vehicle, or in the case of petroleum, oil, and lubricants (POL), a pipeline. The vehicle then would transport the cargo to the theater-staging base where it would ''marry up'' with the main body of personnel. From this point, the cargo and the main body would be transported to the final destination. Figure 1.1 provides an overview of ELIST's military deployment capability.

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  • Report No.: ANL/DIS/TM-62
  • Grant Number: W-31-109-ENG-38
  • DOI: 10.2172/792139 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 792139
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc737441

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VanGroningen, Blachowicz, D.; Duffy Braun, M.; Clemmons, M. A.; Simunich, K. L.; Timmerman, D.; VanderZee, H. et al. ELIST v.8.1 : User's Manual., report, February 26, 2002; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc737441/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.