NORTHCOM drafting first Arctic estimate for military planning

Due to be completed this fall, US Northern Command (NORTHCOM) is preparing a strategic military estimate of the Arctic.  According to JP 5-0, a strategic estimate “is a tool available to [combatant commands] . . . as they design and develop campaign plans and subordinate campaign plans or operation plans.”  JP 5-0 continues:  “The result of the strategic estimate is a visualization and better understanding of the operational environment to include allies, partners, neutrals, and potential adversaries.”

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Samuel Culper is a former Intelligence NCO and contractor. Iraq(x1)/Afghanistan(x2). He now studies intelligence and warfare.

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