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What does ADP 1-02 cover?

Operational Terms and Military Symbols


What is one of the Most Important Elements of Military Force’s Ability to Communicate when Conducting Operations?

A Common Set of Doctrinal Terms and Military Symbols


How do you give Shorter and Clearer Orders that convey their information with Greater Speed and Less Risk of Misunderstanding?

By using Plain, Concise, and Understandable Language


What is the Principle of Simplicity?

Increase the Probability that Plans and Operations will be executed as Intended by preparing Clear, Uncomplicated Plans and Concise Orders


How does the Army Community develop a Common Language of Terminology and Symbology?

Through the Standardized Doctrine Development Processes


What is Doctrine?

Fundamental Principles by which the Military Forces or Elements Guide their Actions in Support of National Objectives


What are the four Publication types of Doctrine that will be introduced to the Army?

Army Doctrine Publications (ADPs), Army Doctrine Reference Publications (ADRPs), Field Manuals (FMs), and Army Techniques Publications (ATPs)


Where did the term “Fires” Originate?

From lessons learned after Operation Desert Storm against the Iraqi Army for the need to coordinate the Delivery of Air, Land, and Maritime Assets in Time and Space against Targets to enhance their Effectiveness


What is Joint Fires?

Fires Delivered from Two or More Forces to produce a Desired Effect to Support a Common Objective


Should terms and abbreviations be Classified or Unclassified?



Who Establishes the Policy for Establishing Doctrinal Terms?



What does TRADOC stand for?

Training and Doctrine Command


What is the definition of Communication?

an Exchange of Meaning that is only complete when the Intended Meaning is Understood Precisely by the Intended Audience


What does the word “Repeat” mean?

Firing at the Same Target with the Same Ammunition for Artillery and Mortar Fire


What does the phrase “Say again” mean?

it asks someone to repeat what he or she previously said


What is an Adversary?

a Party Acknowledged as Potentially Hostile to a Friendly Party and against which the Use of Force may be necessary or needed


What is an Enemy Combatant?

An Individual Engaged in Hostilities Against the United States or its Coalition Partners during an Armed Conflict.


How are Acronyms Formed?

From the Initial Letters of a Name or Parts of a Series of Words


What is a Military Symbol?

A Graphic Representation of a Unit, Equipment, Installation, Activity, Control Measure, or Tactical Task Relevant to Military Operations that is used for Planning or to Represent the Common Operational Picture on a Map, Display, or Overlay


What is a Common Operational Picture?

A Single Display of Relevant Information within a Commander’s Area of Interest Tailored to the User’s Requirements and Based on Common Data and Information shared by more than one Command


When using a Map or Other Graphical Representation, At a Minimum, What Should an Operations Center or Command Post’s Common Operational Picture show?

The Should Include Friendly and Enemy Units or Ships, Boundaries, Control Measures, or other Elements that the Commander Deems Necessary for Understanding the Common Operational Picture and the Operation and it Provide any observer a Basic Understanding of the Situation


What are the two Military Symbol Categories?

Framed and Unframed


What are the Framed Military Symbol Categories?

Unit, Equipment, Installation, and Activity Symbols


What are the Unframed Military Symbol Categories?

Control Measure and Tactical Task Mission Symbols


What Army Publication explains how to build Symbols using Basic Components?

ADRP 1-02


What does ADP Stand for?

Army Doctrine Publication


What does ADRP Stand for?

Army Doctrine Reference Publication


What does ATP's stand for?

Army Technical Publications


What does FM Stand for?

Field Manual