event template

event template

A guide for collection planning. The event template depicts the named areas of interest where activity, or its lack of activity, will indicate which course of action the adversary has adopted. See also activity; area of interest; collection planning; course of action.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Event Template. In order to aid the briefer and visually display the enemy in time and space, the S-2 must use the event template.
Why re-create the wheel when someone out there already has a great event template? Thank you Land of Lincoln Chapter!
However, the filter criteria missed them because we did not consider T048 to be a causal role (the exposure slot) in our event template, and none of these health issues had microbial etiology.
* Records of risks and events: all the information regarding Project risks was recorded in Risk and Event Template.
This emphasizes the requirement to produce a focused event template and detailed information collection plan.
Determine if enemy counterattack routes can be used to move friendly combat service support assets based on the enemy event template and time phasing of the counterattack.
An example of routine IPB products, which serve as a best practice, in supporting MDMP is using the event template and event matrix to identify decisive points at which division-level shaping operations, fires, and air-ground integration can disrupt the enemy's operation or preparations.
Rather than wasting valuable analyst time and effort in fully fleshing out each and every avenue of approach, intelligence sections should devote their attention to determining enemy decision points using an Event Matrix and graphically displaying these decisions in time and space on an Event Template.
The event template will assist with the decision making process when it comes to determining the enemy COA.
For certain DSCA operations, the most useful product for developing the intelligence plan may be an event template. When supporting national special security events, such as political conventions or large sporting events, an event template that shows when and where important events will take place, routes into and out of venues, and support areas may help develop named areas of interest on which information collection assets should focus their collection efforts.
Products such as the Weather Effects Matrix, Modified Combined Obstacle Overlay, and Event Template were routinely not completed or not done correctly.
If the event template is not a quality product using the best threat information available, the targeting process will result in "Blue" forces "stomping through the woods" looking for an enemy that is elsewhere.