deception objective

deception objective

The desired result of a deception operation expressed in terms of what the adversary is to do or not to do at the critical time and/or location.
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In military deception doctrine, "the deception target is the adversary decisionmaker with the authority to make the decision that will achieve the deception objective.
Operational commanders should reconcile differences between deception objectives and the methods their staffs recommend.
It must be closely integrated into operational and strategic planning to ensure that the actual and deception objectives are cohesive.