INTERSCHOOL SUBCOURSE 3001
INTRODUCTION TO ORDER OF BATTLE
8 CREDIT HOURS
U.S. ARMY INTELLIGENCE CENTER
Fort Huachuca, AZ 85613-6000
This subcourse is designed to teach you basic procedures involved with Order of Battle (OB). Contained within this subcourse are instructions on how to understand Order of Battle and related factors, OB files and references, organizing and maintaining intelligence files, and determining priority intelligence requirements/information requirements (PIR/IR) for OB: You will also learn about tactical intelligence analysis along with intelligence preparation of the battlefield (IPB) and dissemination of OB information and intelligence reports.
This subcourse reflects the doctrine which was current at the time the subcourse was prepared. In your own work situation, always refer to the latest publications. There are no prerequisites for this subcourse. Unless this publication states otherwise, masculine nouns and pronouns do not refer exclusively to men.
You will identify procedures for: Order of Battle (OB) and related factors, OB files and references, intelligence analysis techniques, dissemination of OB information, and intelligence reports. You will be given narrative information and illustrations from AR 25-400-2, AR 220-15, AR 380-5, FM 34-1, FM 34-3, FM 100-5, FM 101-5, and FM 101-5-1.
To demonstrate competency of this task, you must achieve a minimum of 70 percent on this subcourse examination.
Lesson 1INTRODUCTION TO ORDER OF BATTLE
Lesson 2ORDER OF BATTLE FILES AND REFERENCES
Lesson 3ORGANIZATION AND MAINTENANCE OF INTELLIGENCE FILES AND DETERMINING INFORMATION/INTELLIGENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR OB
Lesson 4TACTICAL INTELLIGENCE ANALYSIS
Lesson 5DISSEMINATION OF ORDER OF BATTLE INFORMATION AND INTELLIGENCE IS3001 Edition D Examination
Appendix AFORMAT AND SAMPLE INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY
Appendix BPERIODIC INTELLIGENCE REPORT FORMAT
Appendix CFORMAT AND EXAMPLE ORDER OF BATTLE ANNEX TO PERINTREP FORMAT
Appendix DORDER OF BATTLE ANNEX
Appendix ESAMPLE OF A DIVISION INTELLIGENCE ESTIMATE
Appendix FSAMPLE OF A DIVISION INTELLIGENCE ANNEX
Appendix GINDICATES OF ENEMY COURSES OF ACTION
Appendix HENEMY STRENGTH COMPUTATIONS