Caution: Most likely enemy COA may become least likely

Puppolo, David G.
July 1997
Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin;Jul-Sep97, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p50
Offers suggestions for S2 intelligence officers concerning the course of action (COA) of the enemy in the battlefield for mission analysis. Penetration of the defenses by enemy reconnaissance; Need of the S2 to illustrate all feasible enemy options; Comparison of the concept to a football game.


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