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  1. What is a specified task?
    A task specifically assigned to a unit by a higher HQ
  2. What tasks are outlined in the Mission Statement?
    Essential Tasks and 5’ws
  3. How much for subordinate units?
    2/3 of total time
  4. How much time is
    allotted to the Higher HQ for planning?
    1/3 of total time
  5. What is an essential task?
    • A specified or implied tasks
    • that must be executed to accomplish the mission.
  6. What is Avenue-in-depth?
    Objectives are in one line of effort. stability
  7. What is a belt?
    • Objectives are in a selected slice across all lines
    • of effort. phased operations
  8. What
    is a branch?
    • Contingency plan or COA for changing the mission,
    • disposition, orientation, or direction of movement of the force to aid in the
    • success of the current operation.
  9. Running
    estimates are based on?
    Facts and assumptions (RFI answered)
  10. Who
    is the chief of staff?
    XO=quality control
  11. Planners
    examine each COA for validity using?
  12. Evaluation
    criteria is?
  13. COA
    comparison is?
  14. What are the outputs for COA approval
    • commander-selected COA and any modification
    • Refined CDR intent
    • CCIR and EEFIs
    • Updated assumptions
    • WARNO #3
  15. what are the inputs for COA approval
    • updated running est
    • evaluated COA
    • recommend COA
    • updated assumptions
  16. What are the COA comparison key outputs
    • evaluated COAs
    • Recommend COA
    • COA selection rationale
    • Updated running est
    • updated assumptions
  17. What are the inputs in COA comparison
    • War game results
    • Evaluation criteria
    • updated running est
    • updated assumptions
  18. What are the inputs to COA analysis
    • Updated IPB products
    • Updated running est
    • Updated CDR planning guidance
    • COA statement and sketches
    • updated assumptions
  19. What are the COA development outputs?
    • Commanders selected COAs for wargaming 
    • COA statements and sketches
    • CDRs refined planning guidance
    • Evaluation criteria
    • Updated running est and IPB products
    • Updated assumptions
  20. What are the inputs for COA development?
    • Approved problem statement
    • Approved mission statement
    • Initial CDR intent and planning guidance
    • Design concept (if developed)
    • Specified and implied tasks
    • Assumptions
    • Updated running est
  21. What are the receipt of mission outputs
    • CDR initial guidance
    • initial allocation of time
  22. What are the inputs to receipt of mission?
    • higher HQ order
    • or new mission from CDR
  23. What are the outputs to mission analysis
    • approved problem statement
    • approved mission statement
    • initial cdr intent
    • initial CCIR and EEFI
    • Information themes and messages
    • Updated IPB products
    • Updated running est
    • Assumptions
    • Resource shortfalls
    • Updated operational timeline
    • COA evaluation critera
  24. What are the inputs for mission analysis?
    • Higher HQ order
    • Higher HQ intel products
    • Updated running est
    • inital CDR guidance
    • design concept
  25. The
    box method is based on?
    One objective (time constrained)
  26. Step
    18 in mission analysis is?
    • Develop
    • COA evaluation criteria
  27. CCIR
    and EFFI have the same priority?
  28. War
    gaming is focused on what?
    Critical events
  29. What
    is a sequel?
    • a
    • major operation that follows the current major operations
  30. What is a sustaining operaiton
    • enables the decisive operation or shaping
    • operation by generating and maintaining combat power
  31. What is a shaping operation?
    • establishes conditions for the decisive
    • operation through effects on the enemy and terrain
  32. What is a decisive operation
    • directly
    • accomplish mission
  33. What is the scheme of maneuver?
    • Description of how arrayed
    • forces will accomplish the commander’s intent
  34. Concept of operation?
    • Expressed in terms of
    • decisive, shaping, and sustaining operations. A statement that directs the
    • manner in which subordinate units cooperate to accomplish the mission and
    • establishes the sequence of actions the force will use to achieve the end state
  35. What tasks are identified within the mission statement?
    5 w and essential tasks
  36. What are the two types of risk associated with
    an operation?
    • Tactical risk, accidental
    • risk
  37. What is a constraint?
    • Place on a CDR by a higher
    • CMD, dictates action or inaction, thus restricting the freedom of action of a
    • sub CDR
  38. Define running estimates?
    • Continuous assessment of
    • the current situation used to determine if the current operation is proceeding
    • according to the commander’s intent and if planned future operations are
    • supportable
  39. Define collaborative planning?
    • Commanders, subordinate
    • commanders, staffs, and other partners share information, knowledge,
    • perceptions, ideas, and concepts regardless of physical location
  40. Define parallel planning?
    • Two or more echelons
    • planning for the same operation nearly simultaneously
  41. Who is the quality control manager of MDMP?
  42. Who is the most important participant in MDMP?
  43. What format are FATs constructed in?
    • Task, Purpose, Method,
    • Effects
  44. How are field artillery task developed?
    • Generated from the FA associated requirements
    • defined in the maneuver-oriented FSTs
  45. What is TTLODAC?
    • Target number/type, Trigger, Location, Observer,
    • Deliver system, Attack guidance, Communication
  46. What are the four essential elements to a fire’s
    • Task, Purpose, Execution,
    • and assessment
  47. TO and FSO’s develop FST’s to?
    Support maneuver operations
  48. When are fires support tasks developed?
    • During step 1 (receipt of
    • mission) and step 2 (mission analysis)
  49. When is WARNO 3 published?
    Step 6 COA approval
  50. When is WARNO 2 published?
    Step 2 Mission Analysis
  51. When is WARNO 1 published?
    Step 1 Receipt of Misison
  52. What are the types of operations?
    • Decisive, Shaping,
    • Sustaining
  53. What are the outputs of wargaming (STEP 5 COA ANALYSIS)?
    • Refined COA
    • Decision Support templates and matrix’s
    • Synchronization matrix’s
    • Potential branches and sequels
    • Updated running estimates
    • Updated assumptions
  54. What is box?
    A specific objective along a line of effort.
  55. What are the three wargaming techniques?
    Belt, box, avenue-in-depth
  56. What is "C" in FASDC
    • Complete: Incorporates:
    • decisive, shaping and sustaining operations; offensive, defensive and stability
    • tasks, and tasks to be performed and conditions to be achieved.
  57. What is "D" in FASDC
    • Distinguishable: differ
    • significantly from others.
  58. What is "S" in FASDC
    • Suitable: accomplish the
    • mission within the CDR's intent and planning guidance.
  59. What is "A" in FASDC
    • Acceptable: balance cost and
    • risk with the advantage gained.
  60. What is "F" in FASDC
    • Feasible: accomplish the
    • mission within the established time, space, and resource limitations.
  61. What are Screening Criteria? What are the five
    criteria for COAs?
  62. What is an implied task?
    • A task that must be performed
    • to accomplish a specified task or mission but is not stated in higher HQ's
    • orders.
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WOBC MDMP for 131a
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