What is Unified Land Operations?
How the Army seizes, retains, and exploits the initiative.
What does Range of Military Operations (ROMO) replace?
Full Spectrum Operations
What are the basic forms of warfare?
What is traditional warfare?
A violent struggle for domination between nation states, or alliances and coalitions of nation states.
What is irregular warfare?
A violent struggle among state and non-state actors for legitimacy and influence over the relevant populations.
What is the Army's operational concept?
Unified Land Operations (ULO)
What are the Operational Variables?
- Physical Environment
What are the Mission Variables?
- Terrain and Weather
- Troops available
- Civilian considerations
What are the Army's Core Competencies?
- Combined Arms Maneuver
- Wide Area Security
What are the tenets of Unified Land Operations? (FILADS)
What are the Operational Frameworks?
- Decisive Operations, Shaping Operations, Sustaining Operations
- Main & Supporting Efforts
- Deep-Close-Security Areas of Operations
What are the Warfighting functions?
- Movement and maneuver
- Mission command
What are the steps in the Operations Process?
What are the Planning Methods?
- Army Design
- Troop Leading Procedures
What is Mission Command?
Exercise of authority and direction by the commander to conduct Unified Land Operations
What are the mission command systems?
- Information Systems
- Processes and Procedures
- Facilities and Equipment
What is Operational Art?
The use of critical and creative thinking by commanders and staffs to design strategies,campaigns, major operations, battles, and engagements to organize and employ military forces.
What are the four tasks of decisive actions?
- Stability (outside US)
- Defense Support of Civil Authorities (within US)
- 'Decisive Action' is combinations of these tasks
What are the three levels of Warfare?
What is an a area of operation?
Areas of operation do not typically encompass the entire operational area of the joint force commander, but should be large enough for component commanders to accomplish their missions and protect their forces.
What is the a joint area of operation?
An area of land, sea, and airspace, defined by a geographic combatant commander or subordinate unified commander, in which a joint force commander (normally a joint task force commander) conducts military operations to accomplish a specific mission.
What is the tactical level of war?
The level of war at which battles and engagements are planned and executed to accomplish military objectives assigned to tactical units or task forces.
What is the operational level of war?
The level of war at which campaigns and major operations are planned, conducted, and sustained to achieve strategic objectives within theaters or other operational areas.