Doctrine for Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition Support for Joint Operations (RSTA)
JOINT STAFF WASHINGTON DC
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This publication sets forth doctrine to govern the joint activities and performance of the Armed Forces of the United States. It provides military guidance for the exercise of authority by combatant commanders and other joint force commanders and prescribes doctrine for joint operations and training. It provides military guidance for use by armed forces in preparing their appropriate plans with regard to reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition RSTA support in joint operations. RSTA mission areas are essentially the same for the strategic, operational, and tactical levels of operations and interest. However, the tasking within these mission areas will vary based on the level, focus, need, and forces available. RSTA mission areas include indications and warning IW, planning and employment and assessment.
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