Accession Number:

ADA434180

Title:

Joint Doctrine for Amphibious Operations

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-09-19

Pagination or Media Count:

162.0

Abstract:

This publication is a doctrine document in the joint operations series. It provides fundamental principles that guide the Armed Forces of the United States in the conduct of amphibious operations. This publication has been prepared under the direction of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. It sets forth doctrine to govern the joint activities and performance of the Armed Forces of the United States in joint operations and provides the doctrinal basis for US military involvement in multinational and interagency operations. It provides military guidance for the exercise of authority by combatant commanders and other joint force commanders JFCs and prescribes doctrine for joint operations and training. It provides military guidance for use by the Armed Forces in preparing their appropriate plans. It is not the intent of this publication to restrict the authority of the JFC from organizing the force and executing the mission in a manner the JFC deems most appropriate to ensure unity of effort in the accomplishment of the overall mission.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE