Accession Number : ADA309235

Title :   Joint Interdiction -- The Gray Area.

Descriptive Note : Study project,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Annen, David M.

PDF Url : ADA309235

Report Date : 15 APR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : This paper examines the implications of the interdiction mission as an overlapping requirement for component commanders in support of a Joint Force Commander's (JFC) campaign plan. Since the services must fight as a synergistic joint team in order to achieve the JFC's objectives, service doctrine and tactics, techniques, and procedures must not cause friction or misunderstanding in their application. Presented here is an analysis of approved joint definitions and doctrine, and their application to the battlefield framework in order to identify the overlap problem and determine possible solutions. Questions explored are: (1) Does joint doctrine outline the implications of the interdiction mission adequately and feasibly? (2) Are the Air Force and Army bringing their service doctrine into consonance with the approved joint doctrine?

Descriptors :   *MILITARY DOCTRINE, *INTERDICTION, *JOINT MILITARY ACTIVITIES, BATTLEFIELDS, TEAMS(PERSONNEL), MILITARY TACTICS.

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE