Concepts of Operations. A More Coherent Framework for Defense Planning.
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This Note establishes the utility of concepts of operations as the central feature of more logical and coherent framework for planning. The overall framework involves six levels of activity, each of which takes place in a specific organizational setting. The activities proceed from the definition and announcement of national security policies objectives, strategies, and commitments to the development of operations 1 plans and deployment and employment of forces. The organizational meetings range from the National Security Council to the operational commands. The Note focuses on Levels III formulation of operational concepts to attain specific operational capabilities and IV development and acquisition of systems and equipment. An appendix offers an example package for Levels I and II No new directive is required for adoption the framework need only be used. Author
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