special-forces-uw-tc-18-01

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Unformatted text preview: ver traditions and customs are so strong and established that they may influence an individual’s actions or attitude even during a war situation. 6. Military and Paramilitary Forces. Identify friendly and hostile conventional military forces (Army, Navy, and Air Force) and internal security forces (including border guards) that can influence mission execution. Analyze nonnational (indigenous) forces using the subdivisions shown below. a. Attitude. Morale, discipline, and political reliability. b. Size. Personnel strength. c. Structure. Organization and basic deployment. d. Appearance. Uniforms and unit designations. e. Identification. Ordinary and special insignia. f. Control. Overall control mechanism. g. Communication. Chain of command and communication. h. Leadership. Note officer and noncommissioned officer corps. i. External Control. Nonnational surveillance and control over indigenous security forces. j. Practices. Training and doctrine. k. Tactics. Note seasonal and terrain variations. l. Mobility. Equipment, transportation, and degree of mobility. m. Logistics. n. Effectiveness. Note any unusual capabilities or weaknesses. o. Internal Security. Vulnerabilities in the internal security system. p. Past and current reprisal actions. q. Information Network. Use and effectiveness of informers. r. Populace. Influence on and relations with the local populace. s. Mind-set. Psychological vulnerabilities. t. Activity. Recent and current unit activities. u. Counterinsurgency Activities and Capabilities. Pay particular attention to reconnaissance units, special troops (airborne, mountain, ranger), rotary-wing or vertical-lift aviation units, counterintelligence units, and units having a mass CBRNE delivery capability. Figure A-1. Area study outline format (continued) A-4 TC 18-01 30 November 2010 Area Study Area Study Outline (continued) Copy of Location: Date: Copies Area Study of JSOA v. Guard Posts and Wartime Security Coverage. Note the location of all known guard posts or expected wartime security coverage along the main LO...
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