military operations other than war

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military operations other than war

Operations that encompass the use of military capabilities across the range of military operations short of war. These military actions can be applied to complement any combination of the other instruments of national power and occur before, during, and after war. Also called MOOTW.
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The reorganization will have a major impact on the PLA's ability to prepare for and execute its main functions of strategic deterrence, combat operations, and MOOTW.
While these subtypes do not all map directly onto all the purposes of MOOTW as developed by the U.
Schubert demonstrates that MOOTW, by whatever name, has been a constant in U.
Because of this prevailing ethos against MOOTW and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's policy of transitioning responsibility as quickly as possible to the Iraqis, the revival of COIN thinking required a revolutionary movement or insurgency within the Army.
Supply: In all types of MOOTW, the MQ-A can be used to
Stability and support operations are not, within the pandect of modern conflict, considered war at all but "military operations other than war," or MOOTW (pronounced mootwah).
Comprehension of doctrinal language is essential to understanding the relationships between forces involved in regional conflict or MOOTW.
military doctrine that supports the need to train armed forces for MOOTW -- Military Operations Other Than War.
forces for peacekeeping and humanitarian operations, inasmuch as the Marines on occupation duty in Central America and the Caribbean in the 1920s and '30s, arg uably the forerunners of today's MOOTW, were the same Marines who successfully retook Guadalcanal from the Japanese in August 1942.
The MOOTW reflects an American desire to separate peacekeeping/making from the core business of the military, which is to conduct war.
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