FC - Army Operations (131ABB09).txt

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  1. Operational Environment Definition
    Composite of the conditions, circumstances and influences that affect the employment of capabilities and bear on the decisions of the commander.
  2. Three Levels of War & Analysis Tools
    • Strategic (DIME)
    • Operational (PMESII-PT)
    • Tactical (METT-TC)
  3. Categories of People in an OE
    • Enemy (Hostile, can engage)
    • Adversary (Potentially hostile, sympathize with enemy)
    • Supporter (Sympathize with friendly forces)
    • Neutral
  4. Threats Definition
    Actors, entities or forces that have the capability and intent to harm U.S. forces, interests or homeland.
  5. Five Threat Categories
    • Traditional (Force-on-force)
    • Irregular (Asymetric)
    • Catastrophic (NBC/WMD)
    • Disruptive (Technology [EW])
    • Hybrid (Mix of threats)
  6. PMESII-PT
    • OPERATIONAL VARIABLES
    • -Political
    • -Military
    • -Economic
    • -Social
    • -Information
    • -Infrastructure
    • -Physical Environment
    • -Time
  7. PMESII-PT: Political
    Distribution of responsiblity and power at all levels of governance; structure of government
  8. PMESII-PT: Military
    Capabilities of all armed forces in a given operational environment
  9. PMESII-PT: Economic
    Individual and group behaviors related to producing, distributing and consuming resources
  10. PMESII-PT: Social
    Societies within an operational environment; CULTURE
  11. PMESII-PT: Information
    The aggregate of individuals, organizations, and systems that collect, process, disseminate, or act on information.
  12. PMESII-PT: Infrastructure
    Basic facilities, services and installations needed for a society to function
  13. PMESII-PT: Physical Environment
    Geography and man-made structures within an operational environment
  14. PMESII-PT: Time
    Always a limiting factor; does not favor U.S. interests
  15. METT-TC (Mission Variables)
    • Aspects of the OE that directly affect the mission
    • -Mission
    • -Enemy
    • -Terrain/Weather (OAKOC, WATCH-VP)
    • -Troops/Support
    • -Time Available
    • -Civil Considerations (ASCOPE)
  16. Military Aspects of Terrain (OAKOC)
    • -Observation & Fields of Fire
    • -Avenues of Approach
    • -Key Terrain
    • -Obstacles
    • -Cover & Concealment
  17. Military Aspects of Weather (WATCH-VP)
    • -Wind
    • -Atmospheric Pressure
    • -Temperature
    • -Clouds
    • -Humidity
    • -Visibility
    • -Precipitation
  18. Civil Considerations (ASCOPE)
    • -AREAS
    • -STRUCTURES
    • -CAPABILITIES
    • -ORGANIZATIONS
    • -PEOPLE
    • -EVENTS
  19. Spectrum of Conflict
    • Ascending scale of violence
    • -Stable peace (No militarily significant violence)
    • -Unstable peace (Factions threatening)
    • -Insurgency (Attempt to overthrow government)
    • -General War (Open conflict)
  20. Operational Themes
    • Describe the character of the dominant military operation. Help us know what we're doing.
    • -Major Combat Operations
    • -Peacetime Military Engagement
    • -Limited Intervention
    • -Peace Operations
    • -Irregular Warfare
  21. Operational Themes: Irregular Warfare
    • -Counterinsurgency
    • -Support to insurgency
    • -Unconventional Warfare
    • -Foreign Internal Defense (FID)
    • -Combating Terrorism
  22. Operational Themes: Peace Operations
    • -Peacekeeping
    • -Peace Enforcement
    • -Peacemaking
    • -Peace Building
    • -Conflict Prevention
  23. Operational Themes: Limited Intervention
    • -Noncombatant Evacuation Operations (NEO)
    • -Raid
    • -Strike
    • -Show of Force
    • -Foreign Humanitarian Assistance (FHA)
    • -Consequence Management
    • -Enforcement of Sanctions
  24. Operational Themes: Peacetime Military Engagement
    • -Multinational training events and exercises
    • -Joint Combined Exchange Training
    • -State Partnership Program
    • -Military Support to Security Assistance
    • -Regional Defense Counterterrorism Programs
    • -Recovery Operations
    • -Nation Assistance
    • -Arms Control

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