Module 7: Allied Joint Operations

The aim of module 7 is to analyse the preparation and execution of Allied Joint Operations, utilising the joint principles and operational considerations of AJP-3.

The main topics of this module are the application of joint principles and operational considerations in connection with joint functions: Manoeuvre, Fires, Command and Control, Intelligence, Information, Sustainment, Force Protection, and Civil-Military Cooperation, and their relationship across the joint components: Maritime, Land, Air, Space, and Special Operations.

Learning Outcomes.

At the end of this module, students should be able to:

  1. Distinguish the component contributions to joint operations with special attention to unique capabilities, requirements, and operational seams.
  2. Examine the joint functions across components, focused on interdependency, component requirements, and external support capability.
  3. Contrast NATO Command and Control principles, degrees of authority, supported/supporting relationships in designing NATO task organisations.
  4. Examine the considerations to integrate and project an Allied Joint Force into the Joint Operational Area.
  5. Investigate the Joint Task Force Headquarters operations and management processes to achieve efficiency, effectiveness, and synergy of the joint force components.
Assessment method Assessment
Written exam (case study based) Summative (graded from 0-10)
Credits: 6 ECTS  

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