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decision points

Definition/Scope: (JP 5-0) A point in space or time the commander or staff anticipate making a key decision concerning a specific course of action. OLD VERSION An event, area, line or point on the battlefield where tactical decisions are required resulting from the wargaming process. Decision points do not dictate commanders’ decisions; they only indicate that a decision is required, and they indicate when/where the decision should be made to have the maximum effect on friendly or enemy courses of action.



Acronym:

DP

Broader Terms:

decisions

Related Terms:

decision support templates
named area of interest
target area of interest
timelines
war games


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