Accession Number:

ADA550354

Title:

Campaign Planning: Tools of the Trade. Third Edition

Descriptive Note:

Handbook

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

153.0

Abstract:

Campaign Planning Tools of the Trade is designed to be used as a handbook for developing campaigns at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. The handbook provides working definitions of campaign concepts and tactics, techniques, and procedures TTPs for campaign planners. Key concepts include critical reasoning and creative thinking ends, ways, and means center of gravity analysis developing distinct courses of action logical lines of operations targeting techniques wargaming and assessment. Although all of the concepts and TTPs in the handbook are based on joint and U.S. Army doctrine, they represent one way to approach campaign planning rather than the way that must be followed. The intent is to provide a starting point for developing campaigns, with particular emphasis on ensuring unity of purpose in planning and executing them.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE