operation order


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operation order

A directive issued by a commander to subordinate commanders for the purpose of effecting the coordinated execution of an operation. Also called OPORD.
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ADRP 5-0, The Operations Process, identifies the operations process, which is used to develop an operation order, as the Army's framework for exercising mission command.
They are the byproduct of detailed planning and disciplined execution which must be foreseen and made in time so that the engineer company can be a part of the maneuver unit operation order and rehearsal process.
The raid's stated intention was "for the purpose of discerning the enemy's strength and gaining information concerning his defences," according to Operation Order No.
Likewise, many of them either received CONOPs from their superiors instead of traditional operation orders, or they mistook the concept of operations within a traditional operation order as "the plan" rather than considering the whole order and the planning associated with it.
Unlike the MDMP, which provides guidance based on certain assumptions and desires, the ICS fills the gap between the execution of a battle drill or fragmentary order and the next major event, such as an operation order. In a reactive situation at the tactical or operational level, the ICS can help develop a battlefield situation and more efficiently synchronize the application of combat power against the enemy.
USAREUR published its operation order three weeks later, directing the 21st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) to provide overall mission command for passenger transit center operations.
Although confrmation briefs are usually given immediately after a platoon level operation order is issued, back-briefs can be more effective.
Each squad was broken down into groups of three or four cadets prior to briefing the platoon operation order. The evaluator then briefed the platoon operation order to the entire squad.
SECURITY OFFICERSDuring cross examination by Prosecutor Nyakundi Mokaya, Mr Thiringi said officers who were deployed in the area at the time of the incident included a joint force of the General Service Unit, Administration Police officers and the general duty officers who were under the command of then Kisumu Central OCPD Christopher Mutune.However, he could not tell the court the exact number of security personnel deployed, saying the information can be found from the operation order, a document that contains the names of officers involved in an operation and the weapons assigned to them.
Malik said that the operation order was not for some particular area; however, the operation would be launched in any area where the information of miscreants' presence would be received.
District Police Officer Ghazi Salahudin told the media that the arrests were made in the district during an operation ordered by the inspector general of police.

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