Apr, 2020
Resistance Operating Concept (ROC)
Joint Special Operations University (U.S.)
Fiala, Otto
From the Purpose: "The Resistance Operating Concept (ROC) encourages governments to foster pre-crisis resiliency through Total Defense (also known as Comprehensive Defense), a 'whole-of-government' and 'whole-of-society' approach, which include interoperability among its forces and those of its allies and partners. This establishes a common operational understanding and lexicon for resistance planning and its potential execution in Total Defense, incorporated within National Defense Plans. Several states in Europe and other parts of the world employ such a Total Defense posture. The ROC seeks to identify resistance principles, requirements, and potential challenges that may inform doctrine, plans, capabilities, and force development. It also identifies opportunities for intra-and intergovernmental support and collaboration, while promoting overall allied and partner nation (PN) interoperability. This document is the result of a cooperative effort to understand this topic."
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  • Author
    Fiala, Otto
  • Publisher
    Joint Special Operations University (U.S.)
  • Date
    Apr, 2020
  • Copyright
    Public Domain
  • Retrieved From
    U.S. Special Operations Command Library: jsou.libguides.com/
  • Format
    pdf
  • Media Type
    application/pdf
  • Subjects
    Military policy
    Military readiness
    Military planning

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