Geography provides the common framework to gain and maintain a position or relative advantage through simultaneous offensive, defensive, and stability operations.


Mission Command

Mission Command

Mission command is also known as command and control (C2). Mission command is the operational process to understand, visualize, describe, and assess the operational environment while directing and leading forces.

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Movement and Maneuver

Movement and Maneuver

Commanders move and employ forces to achieve a position of relative advantage over the enemy and other threats. Geospatial information is used to make better decisions while gaining a positional advantage over the enemy.

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Intelligence

Intelligence

Gain an understanding of the enemy position, terrain, and other features such as roads cities and people. Synchronize intelligence collection requirements with the execution of tactical tasks such as reconnaissance, surveillance, and related intelligence operations.

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Sustainment

Sustainment

Provide support and services to ensure freedom of action, extend operational reach, and prolong endurance.

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Protection

Protection

Plan for, mitigate and prevent hostile actions against military forces, resources and facilities.

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Operational Environment

Operational Environment

Create maps and services to support visualization and analysis of the operational environment.

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