Accession Number:

ADA133126

Title:

Intelligence Aid for Evaluating Enemy Courses of Action (ENCOA): Guide for Manual and HP41-C/HP41-CV Calculator Procedures

Descriptive Note:

Research product

Corporate Author:

DECISIONS AND DESIGNS INC MCLEAN VA

Report Date:

1982-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

65.0

Abstract:

This manual describes an intelligence aid for evaluating enemy courses of action based on decision-theoretic techniques. Use of this aid will encourage intelligence analysts to organize and evaluate available information logically and systematically in formulating their assessment and prediction of enemy intentionsactivitiesevents. The manual contains complete background rationale, instructions, work sheets, and sample problems for using the aiding procedures manually or with the HP41-CHP41-CV calculator. It is intended for use by intelligence analysts in field operations, tactical training, and academic instruction. Use of these procedures is expected to enhance the analysts assessment of the enemy situation as well as the communication and mutual understanding between intelligence analysts and their commander. A computerized version of these procedures is described in ARI Research Product 83-10.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Military Intelligence

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE