Definition/Scope: (JP 5-0) A description of the broad action the force must take to transform current conditions into those desired at end state. OLD VERSION (FM 3-0) The operational approach is the manner in which a commander contends with a center of gravity. There are two operational approaches: direct and indirect. NOTE: FM 3-0 has been superceded by ADP 3-0.
Broader Terms:operational art
Narrower Terms:Center Of Gravity
Related Terms:Center Of Gravity