Information Operations: Doctrine, Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures
ARMY COMBINED ARMS CENTER FORT LEAVENWORTH KS COMBINED ARMS DOCTRINE DIRECTORATE
Pagination or Media Count:
Information is an element of combat power. Commanders conduct information operations IO to apply it. Focused IO synchronized with effective information management and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance enable commanders to gain and maintain information superiority. IO is a prime means for achieving information superiority. Users of FM 3-13 must be familiar with the military decisionmaking process established in FM 5-0, Army Planning and Orders Production the operations process, established in FM 3-0, Operations and commander s visualization, described in FM 6-0, Mission Command Command and Control of Army Forces. As the Army s key integrating manual for IO, this manual prescribes IO doctrine and tactics, techniques, and procedures TTP. It also establishes doctrine and TTP for the IO elements of operations security and military deception. This manual implements joint IO doctrine established in JP 3-13, Joint Doctrine for Information Operations JP 3-54, Joint Doctrine for Operations Security and JP 3-58, Joint Doctrine for Military Deception. This manual establishes the following as the definition of IO used by Army forces Information operations is the employment of the core capabilities of electronic warfare, computer network operations, psychological operations, military deception, and operations security, in concert with specified supporting and related capabilities, to affect or defend information and information systems, and to influence decisionmaking. This definition supersedes the definition of IO in FM 3-0. It is consistent with joint initiatives.
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics