An Interactive Use of the Lanchester Combat Model - Conclusion and References

Captain Bart D. Stewart


In the fog of war there are many uncertainties and no guarantees, but the Lanchester Combat Model affords a few insights – and the Excel program affords an interactive approach to it.  To some, this may be a resource; to others it is a simple learning tool.


  1. Giordano, F. R., M. D. Weir, and W. P. Fox (1997). A First Course in Mathematical Modeling, Pacific Grove, CA: Books/Cole Publishing Company

  2. Lanchester, F. W. (1916). Aircraft in Warfare, London: Constable