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Fighting for Intelligence: Preparing Division Intelligence Operations for Large Scale Combat   [open pdf - 6MB]

From the Thesis Abstract: "The last seventeen years of counterinsurgency operations saw many of the Army's division-level intelligence analysts and equipment remain in static, centralized tactical operations centers. The recently published Field Manual (FM) 3-0, Operations (October 2017), shifts the Army's focus from counterinsurgency to large scale ground combat operations. These operations bring with them the requirement for divisions to be able to establish multiple forward command posts (CPs) that are survivable and able to facilitate mission command in degraded and contested domains. Intelligence sections must rebalance personnel, capabilities, and equipment across all CPs a division is capable of establishing to enable the survivability of the division's Intelligence Warfighting Function. Personnel and intelligence specific equipment must move out of the Main CP and the Tactical CP to support the Support Area/Early Entry Command Post and the Mobile Command Group. This reorganization also requires adjustments in the division's communication plan to include analog communication which is required when satellite and radio communications are denied due to enemy electronic warfare."

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2019-05-23
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Ike Skelton Combined Arms Research Library Digital Library: http://cgsc.contentdm.oclc.org/
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