TITLE

Five Years after Operation Anaconda Challenges and Opportunities

AUTHOR(S)
Isherwood, Michael W.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Fall2007, Issue 47, p141
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the improvements made on the flaws encountered by Operation Anaconda in the U.S. During the mission, the soldiers encountered organization, planning and execution problems which hindered the success of the operation. After five years, they made major changes on the system including the improvements on air and ground integration, the presence of Air Support Operations Center (ASOC) and increased its detailed planning sessions.
ACCESSION #
27737966

 

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