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Definition/Scope: FM 3-0 has been superceded by ADP 3-0. (FM 3-0) Landpower is the ability - by threat, force, or occupation - to gain, sustain, and exploit control over land, resources, and people. Landpower includes the ability to: impose the Nation’s will on an enemy, by force if necessary; establish and maintain a stable environment that sets the conditions for political and economic development; address the consequences of catastrophic events - both natural and man-made - to restore infrastructure and reestablish basic civil services; support and provide a base from which joint forces can influence and dominate the air and maritime domains of an operational environment.


land power

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Army Strategic Mobility Program
force projection

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strategic mobility

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