Tactical Level Logistics Information Needs And Considerations
This appendix provides a checklist of the primary logistics information needs and considerations required by the DISCOM battle staff and is not intended as an all-inclusive description or identification of each. Refer to the appropriate field manuals and standard operating procedures for detailed information.
The logistics information needs and considerations required by the DISCOM battle staff are:
2ND and 3RD order effects of decisions.
Advance echelon (ADVON) findings/problems/progress.
Aerial refueling operations status.
Aerial/seaport throughput capacity (current and projected).
Air defense umbrella.
Airfields/airstrips in area of operations.
Air line of communications requirements and status.
Air force prime beef/red horse/prime rib engineer teams.
Air force war readiness spares kit (WRSK) provided and required.
Allied/coalition support provided and required.
Area damage control and fire fighting resources.
Area of responsibility/operations (AOR/AO) design.
Armed services blood program status.
Army and Air Force Exchange service (AAFES) support.
Battlefield damage assessment and repair (BDAR).
Battlefield distribution scheme
Bridge and road classifications.
Calibration support for theater.
Campaign plan assumptions.
Casualty rates (expected and actual).
Civil-military operations (CMO) posture (current and projected).
Civil reserve air fleet (CRAF) support.
Combat health logistics.
Concept of support development in harmony with campaign plan.
Concept of support coordination.
Conflict termination arrangements.
Consumption factors (current and projected).
Consumption rates (estimated and actual).
Containerization and container handling equipment.
Contingency contracting support.
Courses of action analyses.
Cross-leveling of stocks with theater.
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) coordination/assistance.
Disease, a non-battle injury (DNBI) rates (expected and actual).
Echelon above corps (EAC) logistics unit adequacy.
Emergency force modernization efforts.
Emergency modification work orders (MWOs).
Enemy prisoner of war (EPW) logistics support.
Engineering and construction standards/policies.
Executive agents for joint force.
Explosive ordnance disposal assets.
Fast sealift ship (FSS) availability/status.
Food service support.
Force provider; harvest bare/eagle/falcon status.
Health service support posture (current and projected).
Heavy equipment transport (HET) asset posture.
High mortality item stockage criteria.
Host nation support (HNS) arrangements.
Humanitarian support missions.
Identification, friend or foe (IFF) arrangements.
Imagery of area of operations.
In-transit visibility (ITV) of logistics resources.
Intermediate staging/support bases (ISBs).
International laws and customs.
Intra-theater airlift and sealift.
Law enforcement capability.
Law of land warfare.
Liaison officer (LNO) exchange program.
Local purchase procedures and theater policy.
Logistics conferences in theater.
Logistics force integration and task organization.
Logistics situational awareness at all levels.
Logistics preparation of the battlefield.
Logistics capabilities (current and projected).
Logistics work-arounds (current and projected).
Logistics infrastructure maturation.
Logistics force adequacy.
Logistics lessons learned.
Logistics over the shore (LOTS) operations.
Logistics resources in occupied territory.
Long-lead procurement items.
Maintenance force adequacy.
Maintenance operational readiness float (ORF) assets.
Major subordinate command missions.
Major subordinate commands' situation reports.
Major weapon systems status.
Maneuver control system (MCS) information.
Map production and distribution.
Marine force service support group (FSSG) status.
Master Department of Defense activity address code (DODAAC).
Unit identification code (UIC) directory for force __________.
Maturation of logistics C4I system.
Combat health logistics status.
Mission branches and sequels.
Movements management status (current and projected).
Nuclear, biological, and chemical protection arrangements.
New equipment training activities.
Non-developmental item (NDI) maintenance and supply support.
Non-governmental organizations in theater.
Offshore petroleum distribution system availability.
On-going staff actions and suspenses.
Out- of-sector logistics support.
Overflight and basing rights.
Personnel status (current and projected).
Personnel stop-loss policy.
Petroleum lab testing.
Port opening and operations.
Port clearance posture
Post support activity (PSA) requirements.
Post-conflict battlefield clean up.
Preferred munitions stockages.
Private volunteer organizations in theater.
Property disposal process.
Provisional logistics unit activations.
Ready reserve force (RRF) vessel availability/status.
Real estate management.
Reception, staging, onward movement, and integration (RSOI) activity.
Reconstitution of forces.
Redeployment arrangements reporting procedures.
Retrograde operations (logistics).
Risk management and risk assessment.
Rules of engagement (ROE).
Security arrangements for modes and lines of communications.
Senior logistician's concept of support.
Senior logistician's intent.
Single fuel or multiple fuel concept for theater.
Specialized repair activity (SRA) support.
Stockage levels in days of supply (on-hand and projected).
Storage facility requirements/availability.
Support for civilian/non-combatant population.
Support for special operations forces (SOF).
Support planning by phase of operations.
Support for airborne operations.
Support for deception operations.
Support for train-ups.
Support relationship lash-up.
Support unit/activity/vessel locations.
Support for rehearsals.
Supporting commander-in-chief (CINC) assistance.
Tactical assembly areas (TAAs).
Theater aircraft maintenance program (TAMP) status.
Theater ammunition status.
Theater command and control arrangements.
Theater depot level maintenance support.
Theater medical evacuation policy and process.
Theater war reserve stocks.
Threat logistics shortfalls.
Threat logistics support bases.
Time duration (expected and actual) of operations.
Time phased force and deployment list (TPFDL) responsiveness.
Total asset visibility (TAV).
Trafficability study of area of operations.
Transportation network status (current and projected).
Unique characteristics of area of operations.
U.S. Customs Service activities during redeployment.
Water production, supply, and distribution.
Wholesale level augmentation in-theater.
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