FC - Unified Land Operations.txt

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  1. Unified Land Operations
    • How Army units seize, retain, and exploit the initiative to gain and maintain a position of relative advantage in sustained land operations to create conditions for favorable conflict resolution. The Army's warfighting doctrine.
    • Combined Maneuver &¬†Wide-area Security
  2. Tenets of Unified Land Operations
    • -Flexibility
    • -Integration
    • -Lethality
    • -Adaptability
    • -Depth
    • -Synchronization
  3. Categories of Operations
    • Offensive
    • Defensive
    • Stability
  4. Definition of Offensive Operations
    Operations conducted to defeat and destroy enemy forces and seize terrain, resources and population centers; and impose the commander's will on the enemy.
  5. 4 Types of Offensive Operations
    • Movement to contact
    • Attack
    • Exploitation
    • Pursuit
  6. Definition of Stability Operations
    Various military missions, tasks and activities conducted outside the United States in coordination with other instruments of national power to maintain or re-establish a safe and secure environment, provide essential governmental services, emergency infrastructure reconstruction and humanitarian relief.
  7. 5 Types of Stability Operations
    • Civil Security
    • Civil Control
    • Restore Essential Services
    • Support to Governance
    • Support for Economic & Infrastructure Development
  8. 3 Types of Defensive Operations
    • Mobile Defense
    • Area Defense
    • Retrograde
  9. Definition of Defensive Operations
    Operations to defeat an enemy attack, buy time, economize forces, or develop conditions favorable for offensive or stability operations.
  10. 3 Types of Operations
    • Decisive (enemy focused)
    • Shaping (enemy focused)
    • Sustaining (internally focused)
  11. Concept of Operations (CONOP)
    Directs the manner in which subordinate units cooperate to accomplish the mission and establish a sequence of actions the force will use to achieve the desired end state.
  12. Definition of Decisive Operation
    The operation the directly accomplishes the mission
  13. Definition of Shaping Operation
    Operations at any echelon that creates and preserves the conditions for the success of the decisive operation.
  14. Definition of Sustaining Operation
    An operation at any echelon that enables the decisive or shaping operations by maintaining and generating combat power; determines operational tempo.
  15. 2 Areas of Operations
    • Contiguous: boundaries touch
    • Non-contiguous: distinct AOs; unassigned areas between belong to higher HQ
  16. Definition of Combat Power
    The total means of destructive, constructive or information force which a military unit/formation can apply against the opponent at a given time.
  17. 3 Levels of War
    • Strategic - National interests
    • Operational - Campaign & major operations
    • Tactical - Battles & engagements
  18. Contents of Commander's Intent Statement
    • Purpose
    • Key Tasks
    • End State
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FC - Unified Land Operations.txt
FC - Unified Land Operations
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