theater strategy

theater strategy

The art and science of developing integrated strategic concepts and courses of action directed toward securing the objectives of national and alliance or coalition security policy and strategy by the use of force, threatened use of force, or operations not involving the use of force within a theater. See also military strategy; national military strategy; national security strategy; strategy.
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There is little written about theater strategy in U.
Authoritative documents guiding set the theater include (but are not limited to) the National Security Strategy, National Defense Strategy, Unified Command Plan, National Military Strategy, and theater strategy.
In the bibliography, Rigby lists four unpublished works on European Theater strategy, Pacific Theater strategy, strategic bombing of Europe, and economic mobilization that he wrote in the early 1990s.
One can look at the island hopping as either a campaign of a theater strategy (an unfortunate doctrinal term), or one can think of Okinawa as a battle or a campaign that includes several engagements.
While serving as acting CENTCOM commander, General Dempsey reorganized the headquarters, published new theater strategy and campaign plans, all the while managing the rotations and deployments of tens of thousands of troops throughout his command's AOR.
Mehan developed, implemented and managed USAREUR's defensive information operations program, as well a theater strategy for the introduction of information operations into the Bosnian Theater of operations.
He provides a framework for understanding strategic theory, strategic thinking, and strategy formulation as they relate to grand strategy, national security strategy, national military strategy, other national-level strategies, and regional or theater strategy.
Writers often refer to grand strategy, military strategy, theater strategy, and service strategy.
Knowing that all those factors would persist, engineering teams could spend 15 or even 20 years developing a battle tank for an unchanging theater strategy in Germany.
DA Pam 600-3 states that FA 52 specialists are "within the institutional support career field where trained and experienced officers apply knowledge and expertise in nuclear and related WMDs in developing national and theater strategy, plans and policy; in conducting weapons effects research and analysis, to include consequence of execution and consequence management; in international treaty formulation and verification; and in planning the employment of nuclear weapons to support theater and strategic operations.
In response to these trends, the United States Central Command (USCENTCOM) has developed a theater strategy that encourages regional security arrangements that includes the Arab countries themselves taking greater responsibility for the region's defense.

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