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Joint Operations Planning and Execution System (JOPES)

Primary Purpose The Joint Operation Planning and Execution System

(JOPES) is the principal system within the

Department of Defense for translating policy

decisions into operations plans. JOPES is a

process, not a hardware system.

Sub-Functions Threat Identification and Assessment, Strategy

Determination, Course of Action Development,

Detailed Planning, and implementation of plans

and operation orders.

Equipment Requirements N/A

Connectivity Requirements Must have access to the Global Command and

Control System (GCCS).

Crypto Requirements SIPRNET.

Normal Locations JOPES is used by the NCA, CJCS, JCS, CINCS, and

supporting commands.

Information Managed Deliberate Planning Process and Crisis Action

Planning and the steps involved with each


Products Created OPLANS, CONPLANS with and without a Timed Phased

Force Deployment Data (TPFDD), functional plans

and operations orders.

Lead Service/Contractor Department of Defense.

Current Fielding Status JOPES 2000 oracle 8i is the current process and

associated applications.

Known Problems None.

DIICOE Compliance Rating 3.1-4.2 by late 2001.

Point of Contact Joint Staff J-5.

Updated by Capt Justin Wilson, USMC, CCSC-01.


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