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False 14. The Intelligence Preparation of the Battlespace (IPB) is conducted exclusively prior to an operation to support the commander’s planning effort.False
15. An effective method for evaluating adversary capabilities is to review them in light of U.S. doctrine. False 16. Which statement does NOT reflect Intelligence Preparation of the Battlespace (IPB) focus? Highlights the COA the enemy will pursue 17. Which step of the IPB process provides a disciplined method for analyzing the set of potential adversary Courses of Action in order to identify the most likely and the most dangerous COAs? Determine Adversary Courses of Action. 18. The battlespace environment is best described as _____________________. the nonphysical dimensions that may extend well beyond the designated operational area the geographic dimensions of land, air, sea, and space that encompass the operations area and the nonphysical dimensions that may extend well beyond the designated operational area the geographic dimensions of land, air, sea, and space that encompass the operations area 19. What is the primary difference between Intelligence Preparation of the Battlespace (IPB) for conventional war vice for Military Operations Other Than War (MOOTW)? The focus The number of steps 20. Which step of the IPB process seeks to go beyond the battlespace awareness in order to help the JFC attain battlespace knowledge? Determine adversary potential COAs. 21. Which of the following could result from the failure to accurately evaluate the adversary? All of the answers are correct. Surprise caused by an unexpected adversary capability. Mission failure. Section 3 1. The Navy Planning Process is a rigid step-by-step process that, if followed, will lead the staff to a decision. False 2. What will the staff normally use in comparing friendly Courses of Action and to aid in focusing on the advantages and disadvantages of each COA? Governing factors 3. A friendly Course of Action ____________________. is any concept of operation open to a commander that, if adopted, would result in the accomplishment of the mission 4. ____________________ is a written or oral communication that directs actions and focuses a subordinate’s tasks and activities toward mission accomplishment.
An order 5. The Navy Planning Process is conducted at what level (s) of command? All of the answers are correct. 6. The Course of Action selected during the NPP is the basis for what? the development of plans and the issuing of combat orders. 7. Which statement best states what a good Course of Action provides to the operation? It will position the force for future operations. All of the answers are correct. 8. Tasks listed in the mission received from higher headquarters are what type of tasks? Specified tasks 9. Which statement is correct when discussing the Navy Planning Process?