This publication provides fundamental principles and guidance for planning, executing, and assessing joint fire support. Joint doctrine established in this publication applies to the combatant commands, subordinate unified commands, joint task forces, subordinate components of these commands, and combat support agencies.
This publication sets forth joint doctrine to govern the activities and performance in joint operations and provides the doctrinal basis for coordination with other departments and agencies during operations and for involvement in operations. It provides guidance for the exercise of authority by commanders and other joint force commanders (JFCs) and prescribes joint doctrine for operations, education, and training.
This publication provides joint doctrine for joint force commanders and their staffs to plan, execute, and assess operations to identify, neutralize, disrupt, or destroy threat networks. It sets forth joint doctrine to govern the activities and performance of the forces in joint operations, and it provides considerations for interaction with governmental and nongovernmental agencies.