tasking order

tasking order

A method used to task and to disseminate to components, subordinate units, and command and control agencies projected targets and specific missions. In addition, the tasking order provides specific instructions concerning the mission planning agent, targets, and other control agencies, as well as general instructions for accomplishment of the mission. Also called TASKORD. See also mission; order; target.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.