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High-Payoff Target

Definition/Scope: FM 1-02 has been superceded by ADRP 1-02. (ADRP 1-02) A target whose loss to the enemy will significantly contribute to the success of the friendly course of action. High-payoff targets are those high-value targets identified through wargaming that must be acquired and successfully attacked for the success of the friendly commander’s mission. JP 1-02 (Army) A target whose loss to the enemy will significantly contribute to the success of the friendly course of action. High-payoff targets are those high-value targets that must be acquired and successfully attacked for the success of the friendly commander’s mission. FM 1-02 and FM 3-21.21



Acronym:

HPT

Broader Terms:

Attack Guidance Matrix
G-2
information operations
Intelligence Community
Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield
IPB
target area of interest
targeting
targets

Narrower Terms:

high-payoff target list
mission analysis
Mission enemy terrain troops time available and civil considerations
named area of interest
non-lethal fires

Related Terms:

battlefield coordination element
collateral damage estimate
detect, decide, deliver, assess
Find, Fix, Finish, Exploit, Analyze and Disseminate
FSCOORD
high-value individual
High-Value Target
High-Value Target Operations
target development and support to targeting
Time-sensitive targeting


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