CoG WOBC 18-12
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CoG focuses on the intangibles of war; what are they?
Moral, Resolve and will to fight.
Who Developed the CoG concept?
Carl von Clausewitz
What are the two approaches used on CoG analysis?
Direct and Indirect
The manner in which a Commander attacks the enemy's center of gravity or principle by applying combat power directly against it.
The manner in which a commander attacks the enemy's center of gravity by applying combat power against a series of decisive points while avoiding enemy strength
4 parts of the CoG Methodology
- Center of Gravity
- Critical Capabilities
- Critical Requirements
- Critical Vulnerabilities
Who developed the CoG methodology?
Dr. Joe Strange
How do we analyze critical vulnerabilities?
Primary sources of moral or physical strength, power and resistance
Center of Gravity
Means that are considered crucial enablers for the adversaries CoG to function and essential to the accomplishment of the adversaries assumed objectives
Essential conditions, resources and means for a critical capability to be fully operative
Aspects or components of the adversary's critical requirements which are deficient or vulnerable to direct or indirect attack that will create decisive or significant effects.
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