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What ADP covers unified land oprations?

ADP 3-0


What is a military action, consisting of two or more related tactical actions, designed to achieve a strategic objective, in whole or in part?

An operation


What is a battle or engagement, employing lethal or nonlethal actions, designed for a specific purpose relative to the enemy, the terrain, friendly forces, or other entity?

A tactical action


How are Army operations characterized?

by flexibility, integration, legality, adaptability, depth, and synchronization


What is operational art?

Operational art is the pursuit of strategic objectives in whole or in part, through the arrangement of tactical actions in time, space, and purpose


What is MDMP?

The military decision-making process?


How do Army forces demonstrate their core competencies of combined arms maneuver and wide area security?

By combining offensive, defensive, and stability or defense support of civil authorities tasks simultaneously


What are the six fundamental principles of mission command?

Build cohesive teams through mutual trust, create shared understanding, provide a clear commander's intent, exercise disciplined initiative, use mission orders, and accept prudent risk


The soldier's rules in army regulations distill the essence of the law of war. They outline the ethical and lawful conduct required of soldiers in operations. What are the soldier's rules?

Soldiers: fight only enemy combatants, do not harm enemies who surrender, do not kill or torture any personnel in their custody, collect and care for the wounded whether friend or foe, do not attack medical personnel, facilities, or equipment, destroy no more than the mission requires, treat civilians humanely, do not steal, should do their best to prevent violations of the law of war, and report all violations of the law of war to their superiors


What are the operational variables?

Polictical, military, economics, Social, information, infastructure, physcial enviroment, time


What mission variables?

Mission, enemy, time, terrain, troops, civilian considerations


What is the Army's warfighting doctrine

unified land operations


What is the series of relating operations aimed at achieving operational objectives within a given time and space.`

A campaign