Accession Number:

ADA439340

Title:

Focus Paper 2 - Achieving Unity of Effort During Complex Contingencies

Descriptive Note:

Research study

Corporate Author:

DEFENCE EVALUATION AND RESEARCH AGENCY FARNBOROUGH (UNITED KINGDOM)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2005-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

This paper summarizes the results of ongoing research conducted in response to taking from the Director of Program Analysis and Evaluation Office of the U.S. Secretary of Defense. The research is intended to assist the sponsor with establishing an analytical framework that will provide better estimates of U.S. military force requirements and the specific force structure needed to carry out future smaller-scale contingencies SSCs while retaining the capability to fight and win the nations wars. The paper is organized to address four important topics that form the basis for coalition interoperability 1 the operational environment 2 the U.S. Governments assignment of responsibilities to interagency participants civilian and military in complex contingencies. 3 the potential global partners civilian and military that might participate in these operations, and 4 the challenges to military forces in achieving unity of effort within ad hoc coalitions.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE