force planning


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force planning

Planning associated with the creation and maintenance of military capabilities. It is primarily the responsibility of the Military Departments and Services and is conducted under the administrative control that runs from the Secretary of Defense to the Military Departments and Services.
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He is the principal author or co-author of multiple Defense Planning Guidance directives, key strategic planning documents that shape Department of Defense force planning.
The work is divided into sections covering challenges of force planning facing future surprises, flexibility-based recovery and historical examples and lesson of recovering from surprise.
The use of Integrated Security Constructs--overlapping, detailed sets of planning scenarios and associated assessment tools--in the 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) provides the United States with a clean break from Cold War-era force planning.
He will be responsible for the development and delivery of NATO's defence policy and of planning mechanisms to support national and collective defence and force planning.
But doing so requires quality and clarity in decisions about strategy and force planning.
The most significant shift in force planning, he continued, is the rise of deductive thinking and capabilities-based planning, which "provides a framework for understanding some of the persistent and emerging challenges before us.
Topics covered include sales force size, customer segmentation, sales force structure and sales force planning.
In the next two to three years, we'll work to infuse a 'capability-based culture' into (Department of Defense), joint and Air Force planning.
His comprehensive analysis and extensive footnotes not only demonstrate his deep knowledge of the subject but also reinforce the complexity of strategic and force planning decisions.
These services include sales force planning and recruiting, sales process implementation, and software licensing and pricing strategies.