Unclassified 8 10. 2/1/2013 • In a COIN environment ASCOPE is used to analyze the cultural and human environment or what is sometimes referred to as “human terrain” • Understanding ASCOPE is essential to identifying the Root Causes of an insurgency ASCOPE • It provides the who, what, when, where, why, and how of the environment.What is asciiascope?
ASCOPE helps us approach the problem from the perspective of the nature of the population and nature of the insurgency • It is essentially a tool that anyone can use at any level to see the environment through the eyes of the populace Unclassified 10 12. 2/1/2013 Address Terrain Analysis From A Civilian Perspective.What is the operation order-OPORD?
The Operation Order - OPORD (ArmyStudyGuide.com) The Operation Order - OPORD Task Organization: States how the unit is organized for the operation and gives who is the main effort. The leader sufficiently weighs the main effort for each mission (for example, machine guns and antiarmor weapons) to ensure success.What is the purpose of the OPORD?
Use of the OPORD. As a Leader, it is your responsibility to effectively communicate your mission to your subordinates. Each paragraph assists you in developing a plan to brief your Soldiers. “Crosses your T’s and dots your I’s.”. Effective method of briefing a mission/plan both verbally, written, and visually.