Focused Logistics, Joint Vision 2010, A Joint Logistics Roadmap, 1 August 1997
ARMY MEDICAL DEPT CENTER AND SCHOOL FORT SAM HOUSTON TX
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Focused Logistics is one of the four operational concepts of Joint Vision 2010. The other concepts include dominant maneuver, precision engagement, and full dimensional protection. As described by Joint Vision 2010, Focused Logistics emphasizes the fusion of information and logistics technologies so future joint forces will be more mobile, versatile, and more easily deployed to anywhere in the world. The Military Services and Defense agencies will work jointly with the civil sector to take advantage of advanced business practices, commercial economies and global networks. This approach will make logistics responsive, flexible, and precise resulting in rapid crisis response deployment and sustainment the ability to track and shift units, equipment, and supplies even while en route, and delivery of tailored logistics packages and sustainment directly to the warfighter. The goals of Focused Logistics concentrate on innovative and efficient processes and products. Focused Logistics requires logisticians to focus on the big picture joint and combined operations vice maintaining functional andor Service stovepipes during the development of the other concepts of JV2010. The Joint Staff considers the six critical considerations described in Joint Vision 2010 as essential to the Armed Forces reaching the next level of jointness Doctrine, Organizations, Training, Materiel, Leadership and People as essential to achieve Focused Logistics goals. They also consider it essential to factor existing processes I.E., Joint Monthly Readiness Review JMRRjoint Warfighting Capability Assessment JWCA and contingency lessons learned into the efforts to achieve Focused Logistics goals.
- Medicine and Medical Research
- Military Forces and Organizations
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies