Index FM 100-12 Army Theater Missile Defense Operations
REVISED FINAL DRAFT - October 1999



Appendix B

Air and Missile Defense Annex

(SAMPLE)

The following sample outline is for an Army level AMDair and missile defense annex with related appendices (see FM 101-5 Appendix H).

 

ANNEX ___(AIR AND MISSILE DEFENSE) TO OPERATIONS ORDER NO ___

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Time Zone used throughout the Order:

1.1. SITUATION. Thoroughly describe the operational environment in which the major operation will be conducted. Include tactical information for early phases of the operation.

2. . MISSION. The Army AMDair and missile defense mission to be conducted is stated in this paragraph. This paragraph provides an overview of the missions of integrated AMDair and missile defense operations in support of the maneuver forces. The specific TMD mission is to protect U.S. forces, U.S. allies and selected assets from TM attack. The mission is accomplished by planning, coordinating, deconflicting, and executing AMDair and missile defense operations to provide for the application of an integrated and coordinated mix of mutually supporting capabilities making up the four operational elements of TMD.

3. EXECUTION. Provide a statement, in general terms, of the commanderí's vision of AMDair and missile defense mission accomplishment.

a. Concept of Operations. Describe the commanderí's vision of how the AMDair and missile defense mission will be accomplished for all phases of the operation, to include the intent for the execution of operations for each of the four TMD operational elements. Discuss defense of critical assets, priorities, sensors, active defense, attack operations, passive defense, and areas of responsibility for each phase of the operation.

b. Tasks To Subordinate Units. Provide the tasks for each phase of the operation in a subparagraph for units supporting TMD operations.

4. SERVICE SUPPORT. Provide operational support instructions that are of primary interest to the elements being supported. Refer to the basic OPLAN.

5. COMMAND AND SIGNAL. Provide information concerning command post locations, succession of command and liaison requirements. In broad terms, Statestate, in broad terms, the primary links for synchronizing and integrating AMDair and missile defense operations.

 

 

APPENDIX 1. INTELLIGENCE

1. SITUATION.

2. MISSION.

3. EXECUTION.

a. Areas of Operation. Identify specific features of the environment or activities within it AO that may influence available courses of actionCOAs or the commanderí's decisions. Focus on the characteristics that will influence the AMDair and missile defense mission.

b. Enemy Situation. Describe the enemy TM situation. Include disposition, composition and strength, TM weapon capabilities, recent and present significant activities, and peculiarities and weaknesses regarding enemy TM forces.

c. Enemy Capabilities. Provide a determination of threat TM force capabilities; and doctrinal principles; and tactics, techniques and procedures threat forces prefer to employ.

d. Doctrinal Template. The doctrinal template illustrates the deployment pattern and disposition preferred by the threatí's normal tactics when not constrained by the effects of the battlefield environment.

e. Named Areas of Interest. NAIs are points or areas where enemy activity or lack of activity confirm or deny enemy courses of actionCOAs. Each NAI must be designated to befor monitoringed by a sensor or other means.

f. Priority Information Requirements. PIRs are information requirements compiled by the commander regarding enemy courses of actionCOAs or capabilities which that could significantly impact on the commanderí's decisions and/or identify critical intelligence gaps.

4. SERVICE SUPPORT.

5. COMMAND AND SIGNAL.

TAB A . Doctrinal template.

TAB B . NAIs.

 

 

 

APPENDIX 2. ATTACK OPERATIONS

1. SITUATION. Describe the situation in terms of enemy TM forces and capabilities and friendly units available for TMD attack operations.

2. MISSION. Describe the mission of attack operations capable forces.

3. EXECUTION.

a. Concept of Operations. Describe the operational conceptCONOPS for each of the phases of the operation. Include attack operations guidance and targeting priorities.

b. Air Support.

c. Field Artillery.

d. Army Aviation.

e. Naval Support.

f. Electronic Warfare.

g. Coordinating Instructions.

h. Reporting Instructions.

4. SERVICE SUPPORT.

5. COMMAND AND SIGNAL. Designate the authority for prioritizing, coordinating, and deconflicting attack operations. Provide locations for the AAMDC, DOCC, JFACC, MLRS units, SOF units, and Army Aviation units.

 

 

APPENDIX 3. ACTIVE DEFENSE

1. SITUATION. Describe the situation in terms of enemy TM forces and capabilities, and friendly units available to conduct TMD active defense operations.

2. MISSION. Provide an overview of the mission of integrated active defense operations in support of the maneuver forces.

3. EXECUTION. Include a description of the concept of operations and coordinating instructions, (e.g., ROEs).

a. Concept of Operations. State the plan for the early deployment of active defense units to defend the force and high priority, critical assets. Develop a time-phased plan for disposition of active defense assets and defended forces as they arrive in theater, and as defended forces arrive in theater. Describe procedures for airspace control and coordination between the Joint Force Staff, JFACC, AADC, ACA, ARFOR, AAMDC, and EAC and Corps ADA brigades. Describe procedures for tactical control of fire control elements. Develop these procedures in accordance with procedural rules developed by the AADC and Joint Force Staff coordinator.

b. Coordinating Instructions.

4. SERVICE SUPPORT.

5. COMMAND AND SIGNAL. Designate the authority for prioritizing, coordinating, and deconflicting active defense operations. Designate responsibility for coordination and execution of the TMD active defense plan. Provide locations for ADA brigade TOCs, Joint Force Staff, AADC, and AAMDC.

 

TAB A . TMD priorities.

 

 

APPENDIX 4. PASSIVE DEFENSE

1. SITUATION. Describe the situation in terms of enemy TM forces and capabilities and friendly vulnerability to TM attack.

2. MISSION. The TMD passive defense mission to be conducted is stated in this paragraph.

3. EXECUTION. Describe how Army units will apply passive defense measures to warn the force, reduce targeting effectiveness, enhance personnel and equipment survivability, and recover and reconstitute if attacked.

4. SERVICE SUPPORT.

5. COMMAND AND SIGNAL.

TAB A. Warning devices.

 

 

APPENDIX 5. COMMUNICATIONS

1. SITUATION.

2. MISSION. State, in broad terms, the primary communications links for synchronizing and integrating TMD operations.

3. EXECUTION.

a. Concept of Operations. This section describes the communications links and nets that facilitate communications for each phase of the operation. Communications with higher and lower echelon units are described as well as connectivity to various nets and sensors. Describe voice and data networks and links for early warning, communications with higher and lower echelon units, joint communications, and communications with other service components, LNOs, and the BCD.

4. SERVICE SUPPORT.

5. COMMAND AND SIGNAL.

TAB A MSE/Tri-Service Tactical Communications (TRITAC) network.

TAB B FM nets.

TAB C Antenna farm.

TAB D Communications diagrams.

TAB E Early warning net.

TAB F LNO net.

 

APPENDIX 6. C2 WARFARE

1. SITUATION.

2. MISSION. State the C2W mission as it affects TMD operations.

3. EXECUTION. Describe the employment of C2W measures including C2 protection and destruction or interference with enemy TM C3I.

4. SERVICE SUPPORT.

5. COMMAND AND SIGNAL.