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159-200-2020 (SL4) - Integrate Threat Capabilities into Mission Planning.

Standards: Correctly identified global threats to the United States and its forces. Correctly identified threat capabilities for the specific tactical and operational situation. Integrated threat capabilities into all courses of action (COA) analysis and mission planning.

Conditions:
You are assigned to a battalion staff in
the operations (S3) or intelligence (S2)
section. Your battalion is tasked to plan
and conduct a field operation based on a
brigade operations order. You have access to
the brigade operations order, the brigade
intelligence estimate, and the battalion
commander’s initial guidance. You have
access to tactical C4I systems.

Standards:
Correctly identified global threats to the
United States and its forces. Correctly
identified threat capabilities for the
specific tactical and operational situation.
Integrated threat capabilities into all
courses of action (COA) analysis and mission
planning.

Performance
Steps

1.   Identify global threats.

a.
Identify global trends.

b.
Characterize the global
threat environment.

c.
Recognize competitors to
U.S. interests.

d.
Recognize asymmetrical
threat methods and actions.

2.   Determine threat capabilities.

a.
Evaluate Intelligence
estimate from higher headquarters.

b.
Recognize available
database sources of threat
information.

c.
Access Interlink or
Interlink-S sources of regional
information.

d.
Access MIDB.

e.
Access unclassified
Internet (www) sources of regional
information.

3.   Apply threat capabilities to COA analysis and
mission planning.

a.
Wargame most likely
threat COA against friendly plans
and incorporate into mission plans.

b.
Wargame most dangerous
threat COA against friendly plans
and incorporate into mission plans.

c.
Identify potential
vulnerabilities to friendly plans
and incorporate into mission plans.

Evaluation
Preparation:

Setup:
Provide the soldier with the materials
listed in the conditions statement and a
copy of the performance measures. The
performance of this task could be evaluated
during a training exercise.

Brief
Soldier:
Tell soldier that he will be
evaluated on correctly passing all the
performance measures.

Performance
Measures

GO

NO
GO

1.   Identified four major global trends and their
effect on the operational environment.





2.   Described the global threat environment. Described
how it is different from that of the
Cold War era.





3.   Described asymmetrical methods. Explained the
difference between asymmetrical and
conventional military methods.





4.   Located the intelligence estimate within an
operations order.





5.   Derived applicable information from higher
headquarters intelligence estimate.





6.   Identified four available databases containing
threat information.





7.   Retrieved regional and threat-specific information
from Interlink or Interlink-S.





8.   Retrieved regional and threat-specific information
from unclassified Internet sources.





9.   Identified the most likely threat COA and the most
dangerous threat COA.





10. Identified at least one potential vulnerability in the friendly
plan.





11. Incorporated threat findings in all mission planning.





Evaluation
Guidance:
Score the soldier GO if all
performance measures are passed. Score the
soldier NO GO if any performance measure is
failed. If the soldier scores NO GO, show
the soldier what was done wrong and how to
do it correctly.

References

 

Required

Related

 

 

FM
34-130


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