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The Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) SMARTbook (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Upgrade/update to the NEW edition! The Marine Expeditionary Unit SMARTbook (Aug 2012) has been superseded by a newer 2nd edition MEU2 (Apr 2016). Always check our website for the m...

The Naval Operations & Planning SMARTbook

Providing an outline of Navy operational-level fundamentals and concepts, command, control, and organization, The Naval Operations & Planning SMARTbook covers essential Navy ke...

The Leader's SMARTbook, 4th Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Upgrade/update to the NEW edition! The Leader's SMARTbook, 4th Rev. Ed. (Jan 2014) has been superseded by a newer edition TLS5 (Jul 2017). Always check our website for the most cu...

Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook, 2nd Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Upgrade/update to the NEW edition! The 2nd edition Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook (Aug 2013) and has been updated with a new SUTS2 w/Change 1 version (May 2017). The Lightning Press ...

The Stability, Peace & Counterinsurgency SMARTbook (PREVIOUS EDITION)

CTS1: The Counterterrorism, WMD & Hybrid Threat SMARTbook

CTS1: The Counterterrorism, WMD & Hybrid Threat SMARTbook topics and chapters include: the terrorist threat (characteristics, goals & objectives, organization, state-sponso...

The Battle Staff SMARTbook, 4th Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Upgrade/update to the NEW Editon! The 4th edition Battle Staff SMARTbook (May 2010) has been superseded by a new fifth revised edition Battle Staff SMARTbook (BSS5) version (Jul 20...

The Sustainment & Multifunctional Logistician’s SMARTbook, 3rd. Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Upgrade/update to the NEW edition!The Sustainment & Multifunctional Logistician’s SMARTbook, 3rd. Rev. Ed. (Aug 2013) has been superseded by a newer 4th edition SMFLS4 (Dec 2015)...

HDS1: The Homeland Defense & DSCA SMARTbook

HDS1: The Homeland Defense & DSCA SMARTbook chapters and topics include homeland defense (JP 3-28), defense support of civil authorities (JP 3-28), Army support of civil authoritie...

The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 3rd Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Upgrade/update to the NEW edition! The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 3rd Rev. Ed. (Jun 2012) is out-of-date and has been superseded by a newer 5th edition JFODS5 (J...

The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Upgrade/update to the NEW edition! The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Rev. Ed. has been superseded by a newer edition (AODS5 w/Change 1). Always check our website for th...

The Air Force Operations & Planning SMARTbook (with SMARTupdate 1)

The role of the Air Force is to defend the US and protect its interests through airpower, guided by the principles of joint operations and the tenets of airpower. Airpower is the a...

Business SMARTbook 1: The Warrior Business Leader & Entrepreneur

Much like the military, the landscape of business has changed dramatically since our nation’s founding. From small sole proprietorships to intricate multinational corporate structur...

Business SMARTbook 2 – The Warrior Entrepreneur

Much like the military, the landscape of business has changed dramatically since our nation’s founding. From small sole proprietorships to intricate multinational corporate structures, success in bu...

Disaster Response SMARTbook 3 – Disaster Preparedness

Sometimes things go badly and all our hopes and plans fail us. Our illusions are shattered, our expectations are beyond anyone’s capacity to fulfill, and our demands go unanswered. When this time co...

Disaster Response SMARTbook 1 – National Incident Management System (NIMS)

The National Incident Management System (NIMS) provides a systematic, proactive approach to guide departments and agencies at all levels of government, NGOs, and the private sector to work seamlessly ...

Disaster Response SMARTbook 2 – Incident Command System (ICS)

Disaster can strike anytime, anywhere. It takes many forms—a hurricane, an earthquake, a tornado, a flood, a fire, a hazardous spill, or an act of terrorism. An incident can buil...

CYBER: The Cyberspace Operations SMARTbook

United States armed forces operate in an increasingly network-based world. The proliferation of information technologies is changing the way humans interact with each other and their ...

AODS6: The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 6th Ed.

AODS6: The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook (Guide to FM/ADRP 3-0 Operations & the Elements of Combat Power) is the new sixth edition of our Army SMARTbook. In addition...

FHA/DR: Foreign Humanitarian Assistance, NEO & Disaster Relief SMARTbook

Foreign humanitarian assistance (FHA), to include foreign disaster relief, consists of Department of Defense (DOD) activities, normally in support of the United States Agency for I...

AODS5: The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed. (Previous Edition)

Upgrade/update to the NEW edition! AODS5: The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed. is out of date has been superseded by a newer 6th edition AODS6 (Nov 2018). ...

TEST Humanitarian SMARTbook 3 – Noncombatant Evacuation Operations

Noncombatant evacuation operations (NEOs) are conducted to assist the Department of State (DOS) in evacuating US citizens, Department of Defense (DOD) civilian personnel, and designated host nation (H...

Humanitarian SMARTbook 4 – Civilians, Displaced Persons, & Refugees

The complex and ambiguous nature of today’s contemporary operational environment requires leaders of extraordinary skill and ability. Regardless of where the U.S. military conducts operations, the o...

Joint/Interagency SMARTbook 1 – Joint Strategic & Operational Planning

Joint/Interagency SMARTbook 1 – Joint Strategic & Operational Planning topics and chapters include Strategic Organization; Planning; Campaign Planning; Joint Operations Plann...

Joint/Interagency SMARTbook 2 – Interagency Planning & Process

Joint operation planning consists of planning activities associated with joint military operations by combatant commanders (CCDRs) and their subordinate joint force commanders (JFCs) in response to...

Joint/Interagency SMARTbook 3 – Joint Visits, Protocol & Liaison

The history of the word protocol is rooted in Greek. The “protokollan” meant “first glue” or the protective cover of legal documents and royal edicts. Protocol was the metaphorical protector o...

OPFOR SMARTbook 3 – Red Team Army

In today’s complicated and uncertain world, it is impossible to predict the exact nature of future conflict that might involve U.S. forces. This is the nature of the contemporary...

MEU2: The Marine Expeditionary Unit SMARTbook, 2nd Ed.

The Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) SMARTbook is designed to be a reference for MEU and PHIBRON Commanders, MEU and PHIBRON staffs and the commanders and staffs of the Major Subord...

OPFOR1: The Contemporary & Hybrid Threat SMARTbook

In today’s complicated and uncertain world, it is impossible to predict the exact nature of future conflict that might involve U.S. forces. This is the nature of the contemporary operational environ...

OPFOR SMARTbook 2 – Hybrid Threat

The purpose of this SMARTbook is to describe hybrid threats and summarize the manner in which such future threats may operationally organize to fight U.S. forces. It also outlines the strategy, operat...

Cultural Guide SMARTbook 1 – Afghanistan

Culture forms the basis of how people interpret, understand, and respond to events and people around them. Cultural understanding is critical because who a society considers to be ...

TLS4: The Leader’s SMARTbook, 4th Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Upgrade/update to the NEW edition! TLS4: The Leader's SMARTbook, 4th Rev. Ed. (May 2015) has been superseded by a newer edition TLS5 (Jul 2017). Always check our website for the most...

The Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook, 1st Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Upgrade/update to the NEW edition! The first edition Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook (Jun 2008) and has been updated with a new SUTS2 w/Change 1 version (May 2017). The Lightning Press i...

The Battle Staff SMARTbook, 3rd Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Upgrade/update to the NEW Edition! The 4th edition Battle Staff SMARTbook (May 2010) has been superseded by a new fifth revised edition Battle Staff SMARTbook (BSS5) version (Jul 2015). The Lightning ...

The Sustainment & Multifunctional Logistician’s SMARTbook, 2nd. Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Upgrade/update to the NEW edition!The Sustainment & Multifunctional Logistician’s SMARTbook, 2nd Rev. Ed. (Oct 2009) has been superseded by a newer 4th edition SMFLS4 (Dec 2015)...

The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 2nd Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Upgrade/update to the NEW edition! The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 2nd Rev. Ed. (Mar 2009) is out-of-date and has been superseded by a newer 5th edition JFODS5 (J...

The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 4th Rev. Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Upgrade/update to the NEW edition! The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 4th Rev. Ed. (Aug 2008) has been superseded by a newer edition AODS5 w/Change 1 (May 2017). Always che...

BSS5: The Battle Staff SMARTbook, 5th Ed.

BSS5: The Battle Staff SMARTbook, 5th Ed. incorporates the full scope of new material from FM 6-0 (w/change 2), Commander and Staff Organization and Operations (May ‘15); ATP 2-...

JFODS4: The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 4th Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Upgrade/update to the NEW edition! JFODS4: The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 4th Ed. (Jul 2015) is out of date has been superseded by a newer 5th edition JFODS5 (J...

SUTS2: The Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook, 2nd Ed.

Upgrade/update to the NEW edition! The 2nd printing of SUTS2 (Nov 2015) and has been updated with a new SUTS2 w/Change 1 version (May 2017). The Lightning Press is committed to provid...

SMFLS4: The Sustainment & Multifunctional Logistics SMARTbook, 4th Ed. (w/Change 1)

SMFLS4: The Sustainment & Multifunctional Logistics SMARTbook, 4th Ed. (w/Change 1*) is the fourth revised edition of The Sustainment & Multifunctional Logistics SMARTbook....

TAA2: The Military Engagement, Security Cooperation & Stability SMARTbook, 2nd Ed. (PREVIOUS EDITION)

TAA2: The Military Engagement, Security Cooperation & Stability SMARTbook is the re-titled and re-focused second edition of The Stability, Peace & Counterinsurgency SMARTbo...

AODS5: The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed. w/Change 1 (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Upgrade/update to the NEW edition! AODS5: The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed. is out of date has been superseded by a newer 6th edition AODS6 (Nov 2018).

SUTS2: The Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook, 2nd Ed. (w/Change 1)

SUTS2: The Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook, 2nd Ed. (with Change 1*) is the second revised edition of The Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook, featuring the full scope of new material and Do...

TLS5: The Leader's SMARTbook, 5th Ed.

TLS5: The Leader's SMARTbook, 5th Ed. incorporates the full scope of new material from FM 7-0 Train to Win in a Complex World, FM 6-22 Leader Development, and ATP 6-22.6 Army Team Bu...

TAA2: The Military Engagement, Security Cooperation & Stability SMARTbook, 2nd Ed. (w/Change 1)

TAA2: The Military Engagement, Security Cooperation & Stability SMARTbook (with Change 1*) is the re-titled and re-focused second edition of The Stability, Peace & Counterinsurgenc...

JFODS5: The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed.

Announcing a new FIFTH revised edition! JFODS5: The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed., incorporates the full scope of new material from the latest editions...

SMARTsets

The ''MARINE'' SMARTset (5 books)

The 'HOMELAND DEFENSE + COUNTERTERRORISM + DISASTER RESPONSE' SMARTset (4 books)

The ''AIR FORCE'' SMARTset (3 books)

The ''NAVY'' SMARTset (3 books)

The ''WARFIGHTING'' SUPERset (7 books)

The ''ARMY'' SMARTset (5 books)

The 'JOINT FORCES + JOINT/INTERAGENCY' SMARTset (2 books)

Military Reference: Multi-Service & SpecialtyView

Recognized as a “whole of government” doctrinal reference standard by military, national security and government professionals around the world, SMARTbooks comprise a comprehensive professional li...

BSS5: The Battle Staff SMARTbook, 5th Ed.

BSS5: The Battle Staff SMARTbook, 5th Ed. incorporates the full scope of new material from FM 6-0 (w/change 2), Commander and Staff Organization and Operations (May ‘15); ATP 2-...

SUTS2: The Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook, 2nd Ed. (w/Change 1)

SUTS2: The Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook, 2nd Ed. (with Change 1*) is the second revised edition of The Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook, featuring the full scope of new material and Do...

TLS5: The Leader's SMARTbook, 5th Ed.

TLS5: The Leader's SMARTbook, 5th Ed. incorporates the full scope of new material from FM 7-0 Train to Win in a Complex World, FM 6-22 Leader Development, and ATP 6-22.6 Army Team Bui...

SMFLS4: The Sustainment & Multifunctional Logistics SMARTbook, 4th Ed. (w/Change 1)

SMFLS4: The Sustainment & Multifunctional Logistics SMARTbook, 4th Ed. (w/Change 1*) is the fourth revised edition of The Sustainment & Multifunctional Logistics SMARTbook....

TAA2: The Military Engagement, Security Cooperation & Stability SMARTbook, 2nd Ed. (w/Change 1)

TAA2: The Military Engagement, Security Cooperation & Stability SMARTbook (with Change 1*) is the re-titled and re-focused second edition of The Stability, Peace & Counterinsurgenc...

Military Reference: Joint & Service-levelView

SMARTbooks can be used as quick reference guides during operations, as lesson plans in support of training exercises, and as study guides at military education and professional development courses.

JFODS5: The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed.

Announcing a new FIFTH revised edition! JFODS5: The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed., incorporates the full scope of new material from the latest editions...

AODS6: The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 6th Ed.

AODS6: The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook (Guide to FM/ADRP 3-0 Operations & the Elements of Combat Power) is the new sixth edition of our Army SMARTbook. In addition...

MEU2: The Marine Expeditionary Unit SMARTbook, 2nd Ed.

The Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) SMARTbook is designed to be a reference for MEU and PHIBRON Commanders, MEU and PHIBRON staffs and the commanders and staffs of the Major Subord...

The Air Force Operations & Planning SMARTbook (with SMARTupdate 1)

The role of the Air Force is to defend the US and protect its interests through airpower, guided by the principles of joint operations and the tenets of airpower. Airpower is the a...

The Naval Operations & Planning SMARTbook

Providing an outline of Navy operational-level fundamentals and concepts, command, control, and organization, The Naval Operations & Planning SMARTbook covers essential Navy ke...

Homeland Defense, DSCA, & Disaster ResponseView

Disaster can strike anytime, anywhere. It takes many forms—a hurricane, an earthquake, a tornado, a flood, a fire, a hazardous spill, or an act of terrorism. In the past decade alone, natural disast...

HDS1: The Homeland Defense & DSCA SMARTbook

HDS1: The Homeland Defense & DSCA SMARTbook chapters and topics include homeland defense (JP 3-28), defense support of civil authorities (JP 3-28), Army support of civil authoritie...

CTS1: The Counterterrorism, WMD & Hybrid Threat SMARTbook

CTS1: The Counterterrorism, WMD & Hybrid Threat SMARTbook topics and chapters include: the terrorist threat (characteristics, goals & objectives, organization, state-sponso...

Disaster Response SMARTbook 2 – Incident Command System (ICS)

Disaster can strike anytime, anywhere. It takes many forms—a hurricane, an earthquake, a tornado, a flood, a fire, a hazardous spill, or an act of terrorism. An incident can buil...

Disaster Response SMARTbook 3 – Disaster Preparedness

Sometimes things go badly and all our hopes and plans fail us. Our illusions are shattered, our expectations are beyond anyone’s capacity to fulfill, and our demands go unanswered. When this time co...

Joint Strategic, Interagency, & National SecurityView

The dawn of the 21st century presents a global environment characterized by regional instability, failed states, increased weapons proliferation, global terrorism and unconventional threats. Achieving...

JFODS5: The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed.

Announcing a new FIFTH revised edition! JFODS5: The Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed., incorporates the full scope of new material from the latest editions...

Joint/Interagency SMARTbook 1 – Joint Strategic & Operational Planning

Joint/Interagency SMARTbook 1 – Joint Strategic & Operational Planning topics and chapters include Strategic Organization; Planning; Campaign Planning; Joint Operations Plann...

Threat, OPFOR, Regional & CulturalView

In today’s complicated and uncertain world, it is impossible to predict the exact nature of future conflict that might involve U.S. forces. So the military must be ready to meet the challenges of an...

CTS1: The Counterterrorism, WMD & Hybrid Threat SMARTbook

CTS1: The Counterterrorism, WMD & Hybrid Threat SMARTbook topics and chapters include: the terrorist threat (characteristics, goals & objectives, organization, state-sponso...

TAA2: The Military Engagement, Security Cooperation & Stability SMARTbook, 2nd Ed. (w/Change 1)

TAA2: The Military Engagement, Security Cooperation & Stability SMARTbook (with Change 1*) is the re-titled and re-focused second edition of The Stability, Peace & Counterinsurgenc...

OPFOR SMARTbook 3 – Red Team Army

In today’s complicated and uncertain world, it is impossible to predict the exact nature of future conflict that might involve U.S. forces. This is the nature of the contemporary...

Cultural Guide SMARTbook 1 – Afghanistan

Culture forms the basis of how people interpret, understand, and respond to events and people around them. Cultural understanding is critical because who a society considers to be ...

The Stability, Peace & Counterinsurgency SMARTbook (PREVIOUS EDITION)

Books in DevelopmentView

Stay tuned as we will be releasing these great new titles and more over the next 12 to 18 months! Select a book below to see the projected release date and additional details.

Disaster Response SMARTbook 1 – National Incident Management System (NIMS)

The National Incident Management System (NIMS) provides a systematic, proactive approach to guide departments and agencies at all levels of government, NGOs, and the private sector to work seamlessly ...

Joint/Interagency SMARTbook 2 – Interagency Planning & Process

Joint operation planning consists of planning activities associated with joint military operations by combatant commanders (CCDRs) and their subordinate joint force commanders (JFCs) in response to...

FHA/DR: Foreign Humanitarian Assistance, NEO & Disaster Relief SMARTbook

Foreign humanitarian assistance (FHA), to include foreign disaster relief, consists of Department of Defense (DOD) activities, normally in support of the United States Agency for I...

CYBER: The Cyberspace Operations SMARTbook

United States armed forces operate in an increasingly network-based world. The proliferation of information technologies is changing the way humans interact with each other and their ...

AODS5: The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed. (Previous Edition)

Upgrade/update to the NEW edition! AODS5: The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 5th Ed. is out of date has been superseded by a newer 6th edition AODS6 (Nov 2018). ...