Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan


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Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan

The Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan provides guidance to the combatant commanders and the Joint Chiefs of Staff to accomplish tasks and missions based on current military capabilities. It apportions resources to combatant commanders, based on military capabilities resulting from completed program and budget actions and intelligence assessments. The Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan provides a coherent framework for capabilities-based military advice provided to the President and Secretary of Defense. Also called JSCP. See also combatant commander; joint.
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(6) Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan (JSCP) (Washington, DC: The Joint Staff, 2008, 2011, 2015).
(4) Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction 3141.01E, "Management and Review of Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan (JSCP)Tasked Plans," September 15, 2011, C-1:
This "resource-informed" planning, as directed in the 2015 Guidance for the Employment of the Force and 2015 Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan, requires the planner to assess the objectives of the campaign, the likelihood of contingencies, and balance the forces, posture, fiscal resources, materiel, and authorities that are available and have been apportioned to prepare a successful plan.

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