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*FM 3-0 (FM 100-5)

Field Manual
No. FM 3-0
Headquarters
Department of the Army
Washington, DC, 14 June 2001

 

FM 3-0

FM 3-0 Cover

OPERATIONS

 

Table of Contents


  FIGURES
  HISTORICAL VIGNETTES
  PREFACE
 
PART ONE THE ENVIRONMENT OF OPERATIONS
Chapter 1 THE ARMY AND THE ROLE OF LAND POWER
  The Role of the Army
  Army Mission Essential Tasks
  The Operational Environment
  Doctrine and the Army
  Full Spectrum Operations
  Training for Full Spectrum
  Soldiers and Leadership
 
Chapter 2 UNIFIED ACTION
  The Levels of War
  Conduct of Unified Action
  Considerations for Unified Action
 
Chapter 3 STRATEGIC RESPONSIVENESS
  Responsive Army Forces
  Force Projection Operations
 
PART TWO FOUNDATIONS OF FULL SPECTRUM OPERATIONS
Chapter 4 FUNDAMENTALS OF FULL SPECTRUM OPERATIONS
  The Elements of Combat Power
  The Foundations of Army Operations
  The Operational Framework
  Army Capabilities
 
Chapter 5 BATTLE COMMAND
  The Art of Command
  Visualize, Describe, Direct
 
Chapter 6 CONDUCTING FULL SPECTRUM OPERATIONS
  Plan
  Prepare
  Execute
  Assess
 
PART THREE CONDUCTING DECISIVE FULL SPECTRUM OPERATIONS
Chapter 7 OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS
  Purposes of Offensive Operations
  Offensive Operations at the Operational and Tactical Levels of War
  Characteristics of Offensive Operations
  Offensive Operations Within the Operational Framework
  Forms of Maneuver
  Types of Offensive Operations
  Conducting Offensive Operations
  The Impact of Technology
 
Chapter 8 DEFENSIVE OPERATIONS
  Purposes of Defensive Operations
  Characteristics of Defensive Operations
  Types of Defensive Operations
  Defensive Operations Within the Operational Framework
  Conducting Defensive Operations
  The Impact of Technology
 
Chapter 9 STABILITY OPERATIONS
  Engagement and Response
  Characteristics of Stability Operations
  Types of Stability Operations
  Considerations for Stability Operations
 
Chapter 10 SUPPORT OPERATIONS
  Characteristics of Support Operations
  Types of Support Operations
  Forms of Support Operations
  Considerations for Support Operations
 
PART FOUR ENABLING OPERATIONS
Chapter 11 INFORMATION SUPERIORITY
  Characteristics of Information Superiority
  The Information Environment
  Contributors to Information Superiority
  Planning and Preparing to Achieve Information Superiority
  Information Superiority Execution
  The Impact of Technology
 
Chapter 12 COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT
  Purpose of Combat Service Support
  Combat Service Support Characteristics
  Combat Service Support Functions
  Combat Service Support Planning and Preparation
  Combat Service Support Execution
  The Impact of Technology
 
  SOURCE NOTES
  GLOSSARY
  BIBLIOGRAPHY
  AUTHENTICATION

 

DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION: Approved for public release: distribution is unlimited.

 

* This publication supersedes FM 100-5, 14 June 1993.

 



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