joint air operations plan


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joint air operations plan

A plan for a connected series of joint air operations to achieve the joint force commander's objectives within a given time and joint operational area. Also called JAOP. See also joint air operations.
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The latter are spelled out in various levels of detail in documents like the joint air estimate, joint air operations plan (JAOP), air operations directive (AOD), theater and campaign special instructions (SPINS), rules of engagement, and daily updates to the air tasking order (ATO) and daily SPINS.
In essence, planners take a list of prepublished targets, select those that will affect daily objectives as laid out in the air operations directive, allocate preapportioned forces (and their capabilities) on the air tasking order (ATO), draw conclusions about what effects are supposed to take place due to the strikes, and then relate those back to objectives and strategies in the joint air operations plan (JAOP).
Therefore, understanding how it fits into the joint air operations plan and functions is important.
The JFACC can then fix manning within the air component to have cyber space planners in the proper divisions (and not in special teams) to link the requested targets and effects to JFACC objectives within the joint air operations plan and air operations directive, including cyberspace support from the joint cyberspace center.
(14) The CFACC's intent, purpose, and expectations from subordinate command echelons are published in two ways: first, with broad, theater-wide guidance such as the joint air operations plan and the air operations directive; and second, with daily orders such as the air tasking order.
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