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Military Reference: Joint & Service-level

Military Reference: Joint & Service-level

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

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

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

  • AFOPS2: The Air Force Operations & Planning SMARTbook, 2nd Ed.

  • The Naval Operations & Planning SMARTbook

Military Reference: Multi-Service & Specialty

Homeland Defense, DSCA, & Disaster Response

Joint Strategic, Interagency, & National Security

Threat, OPFOR, Regional & Cultural

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

AODS6: The Army Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, 6th Ed. See a Sample
ISBN-13 :978-1-935886-74-7
ISBN-10 :1935886746
Release Date :Nov 1st, 2018
Cover Type:Gloss U.V. Coating
Binding Type:Plastic Comb
Print Inside Pages:Black and White
Trim Size:5.5'' x 8.5''
Total Pages:400

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Guide to FM/ADRP 3-0 Operations & the Elements of Combat Power

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 to unified land operations (ADRP 3-0) and large-scale combat operations (FM 3-0), the 400-pg AODS6 includes completely updated and refocused chapters on the elements of combat power: mission command (ADP/ADRP 6-0), movement and maneuver (ADPs 3-90, 3-07, 3-28, 3-05), intelligence (ADP/ADRP 2-0), fires (ADP/ADRP 3-09), sustainment (ADP/ADRP 4-0), & protection (ADP/ADRP 3-37).

An operation is a sequence of tactical actions with a common purpose or unifying theme. Army forces, as part of the joint force, contribute to the joint fight through the conduct of unified land operations.

Unified land operations (ADRP 3-0) describes how the Army seizes, retains, and exploits the initiative to gain and maintain a position of relative advantage in sustained land operations through simultaneous offensive, defensive, and stability operations in order to prevent or deter conflict, prevail in war, and create the conditions for favorable conflict resolution. Unified land operations is the Army’s operational concept and the Army’s contribution to unified action.

While the U.S. Army must be manned, equipped, and trained to operate across the range of military operations, large-scale ground combat against a peer threat represents the most significant readiness requirement. FM 3-0 expands on ADRP 3-0 by providing tactics describing how theater armies, corps, divisions, and brigades work together and with unified action partners to successfully prosecute operations short of conflict, prevail in large-scale combat operations, and consolidate gains to win.

Decisive action is the continuous, simultaneous combinations of offensive, defensive, and stability or defense support of civil authorities tasks. Army forces conduct multi-domain battle, as part of a joint force, to seize, retain, and exploit control over enemy forces. Army forces deter adversaries, restrict enemy freedom of action, and ensure freedom of maneuver and action in multiple domains for the joint force commander.

Combat power is the total means of destructive, constructive, and information capabilities that a military unit or formation can apply at a given time. To an Army commander, Army forces generate combat power by converting potential into effective action. Combat power has eight elements: leadership, information, mission command, movement and maneuver, intelligence, fires, sustainment, and protection. The Army collectively describes the last six elements as the warfighting functions.

BSS5: The Battle Staff SMARTbook, 5th Ed.

SUTS3: The Small Unit Tactics SMARTbook, 3rd Ed.

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

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

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

CYBER1: The Cyberspace Operations & Electronic Warfare SMARTbook

The ''WARFIGHTING'' SUPERset (7 books)

The ''ARMY'' SMARTset (5 books)