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*FM 6-20-10/MCRP 3-1.6.14

FIELD MANUAL
No. 60-20-10
MARINE CORPS REFERENCE PUBLICATION
No. 3-1.6.14
HEADQUARTERS
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
Washington, DC, 8 May 1996

FM 6-20-10

Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for
THE TARGETING PROCESS

Table of Contents

FORWARD

PREFACE

CHAPTER 1 - PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHY

DOCTRINAL BASIS

TARGETING OBJECTIVES

TARGETING METHODOLOGY

TARGETING AND PLANNING

JOINT AND SERVICE TARGETING METHODOLOGY

JOINT AIR-GROUND OPERATIONS RELATIONSHIPS

PERSONNEL AND RESPONSIBILITIES

CHAPTER 2 - TARGETING METHODOLOGY

GENERAL

DECIDE

DETECT

DELIVER

ASSESS

CHAPTER 3 - TARGETING IN A JOINT ENVIRONMENT

JOINT TARGETING PROCESS

TARGETING AND THE CAMPAIGN PLAN

TERMINOLOGY

JOINT TARGETING ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES

THEATER AIR-GROUND SYSTEMS

COORDINATION

COMPONENT TARGET PROCESSING

LAND COMPONENT COMMAND TARGETING

APPORTIONMENT AND ALLOCATION

PROCEDURES FOR COORDINATING OPERATIONS BETWEEN THE FSCL AND FORWARD BOUNDARY

BATTLEFIELD COORDINATION ELEMENT

EXECUTION OF OPERATIONS BETWEEN THE FSCL AND FORWARD BOUNDARY

ATTACK OF JFLCC PLANNED OPERATIONS DEEP TARGETS BETWEEN THE FSCL AND FORWARD BOUNDARY

CHAPTER 4 - CORPS AND DIVISION TARGETING

REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESSFUL TARGETING

FUNCTIONS

PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS

TARGETING ORGANIZATION

COUNTER-C2

C2-PROTECTION

C2W PLANNING

TARGETING METHODOLOGY

CORPS AND DIVISION SYNCHRONIZATION

TARGETING IN SUPPORT OF REAR OPERATIONS

AIR-GROUND OPERATIONS AT CORPS LEVEL

TARGETING RESPONSIBILITIES

FSCOORD

CHAPTER 5 - BRIGADE AND BATTALION TASK FORCE TARGETING

FUNCTIONS

PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS

TARGETING ORGANIZATION AND PROCESS

SYNCHRONIZATION

APPENDIX A - INTELLIGENCE PREPARATION OF THE BATTLEFIELD AND TARGET VALUE ANALYSIS

THE IPB PROCESS

IPB TARGETING PRODUCTS

THE TARGET VALUE ANALYSIS PROCESS

TARGET VALUE ANALYSIS SOURCES AND PRODUCTS

TARGET SPREAD SHEETS

TARGET SHEETS

APPENDIX B - DETECT AND ATTACK SYSTEMS

TARGET ACQUISITION SYSTEMS

TARGET ATTACK SYSTEMS

ATTACK ASSETS OUTSIDE THE CORPS

ATTACK ASSETS WITHIN THE CORPS

APPENDIX C - EXAMPLE FORMATS AND TARGET REPORT

HIGH-PAYOFF TARGET LIST

TARGET SELECTION STANDARDS

ATTACK GUIDANCE MATRIX

SENSOR/ATTACK MATRIX

THE HIGH-PAYOFF TARGET LIST AND ATTACK GUIDANCE MATRIX

COMBINED HIGH-PAYOFF TARGET LIST-TARGET SELECTION STANDARDS-ATTACK GUIDANCE MATRIX

TARGET SELECTION STANDARDS WORKSHEET

TARGETING SYNCHRONIZATION MATRIX

DELIVERY STANDARDS MATRIX

TARGET REPORT

AIR TASKING ORDERS

APPENDIX D - TARGETING CHECKLIST

DECIDE

DETECT

DELIVER

ACCESS

APPENDIX E - AIR FORCE TARGETING CONSIDERATIONS

THE SIX STEPS OF AIR FORCE TARGETING

AIR OPERATIONS CENTER

AIR FORCE AOC FUNCTIONS

AIR FORCE AOC ORGANIZATION

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE AOC

APPENDIX F - NAVY TARGETING CONSIDERATIONS

EMPLOYMENT OF NAVAL EXPEDITIONARY FORCES

AMPHIBIOUS TARGETING

COMMAND AND CONTROL

AMPHIBIOUS TACTICAL AIR CONTROL SYSTEM

NAVY TACTICAL AIR CONTROL SYSTEM

SUPPORTING ARMS COORDINATION CENTER

APPENDIX G - MARINE CORPS TARGETING CONSIDERATIONS

STANDARD MARINE AIR-GROUND TASK FORCE ORGANIZATION

SPECIAL PURPOSE MARINE AIR-GROUND TASK FORCES

COMMAND AND CONTROL

TARGETING

KEY TARGETING PERSONNEL

TARGETING DECISIONS

APPENDIX H - TARGETING CONSIDERATIONS FOR SPECIAL OPERATIONS

SOF SUPPORT REQUIREMENTS

COMMAND AND CONTROL

TERMINAL GUIDANCE OPERATIONS

APPENDIX I - BATTLEFIELD COORDINATION ELEMENT

BCE MISSION-ESSENTIAL TASK LIST

ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTION

MULTICORPS OPERATIONS

GROUND LIAISON OFFICER

AIR DEFENSE LIAISON OFFICER

SUPPORT TO AIRBORNE WARNING AND CONTROL SYSTEM AND AIRBORNE COMMAND, CONTROL, AND COMMUNICATION

NAVY AND MARINE CORPS OPERATIONS

APPENDIX J - SAMPLE TARGETING TEAM SOP

TARGETING TEAM SOP

TARGETING NOMINATION PROCESS

APPENDIX K - COMMON DATUM

DATUM AND PROJECTION AWARENESS

DATUM USE

CHECKING DATUM AND CONVERTING COORDINATES

GLOSSARY

REFERENCES

AUTHORIZATION LETTER


DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
*This publication supersedes FM 6-20-10, 29 March 1990. PCN: 144 000004 00



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