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Flashcards in ADP/ ADRP 3-05 Special Operations Deck (5)
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What are the special operations core principles?

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Discreet, precise and scalable operations

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What factors determine employment of special operations forces?

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  • National policy
  • Geographic combatant commander requirements
  • Joint task force commander requirements
  • Ambassador requirements
  • The character of the operational environment
  • The nature of the threat
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What are 12 special operations forces imperatives?

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  • Understand the operational environment
  • Recognize political implications
  • Facilitate military and inter-agency activities
  • Engage the threat discriminately
  • Anticipate long-term effects
  • Ensure legitimacy and credibility
  • Anticipate and control psychological effects
  • Operate with and through others
  • develop multiple options
  • Support long-term engagement
  • Provide sufficient intelligence
  • Balance security and synchronization
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What will increase the effectiveness of shaping activities and improve execution of counterterrorism and irregular warfare?

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Interdependence between special operations forces and conventional forces

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What critical capabilities represent the core of America’s unique Army special operations capabilities?

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Special warfare and surgical strike