Planning and Liaison

Mission Analysis

By The Cove July 30, 2017


This video, produced by ALPC, provides an explanation of 'Mission Analysis' - one of the five steps of the Military Appreciation Process (MAP). In addition, it discusses eight activities associated with Mission Analysis:

  1. Review the situation
  2. Analysis of the superior commanders' intent and identify the mission
  3. Analyse tasks
  4. Determine freedom of actions
  5. Identify critical facts and assumptions
  6. Confirm the mission
  7. Consolidate Intelligence Preparation of the Battlespace and Mission Analysis
  8. Conduct the Mission Analysis back brief and receive commanders guidance

Watch the video to understand your responsibilities a Staff during Mission Analysis.


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