Operational Environment Enterprise

TRADOC G-2

The TRADOC DCS, G-2 develops, describes, and delivers the OE in order to support the Army’s preparations to fight and win the nation’s wars.

Understand and Describe The Environment

Understanding the Operational Environment (OE) is the essence of why the TRADOC G-2 exists. A grounded, relevant, timely, accessible, and tailorable understanding of the OE provides the foundation for TRADOC’s purpose- to design acquire, build, and improve the army.

OE Watch DEC 2021, Vol 11, Iss 12 OE Watch, Vol. 11 (Iss. 12) This OE Watch contains 24 foreign article reviews spanning over 30 different regions and countries covering Operational Environment topics from the foreign perspective for…

TRADOC G2 Newsletter January 2022 TRADOC G2 Newsletter Volume 3, Issue 1 January 2022 Please find our latest TRADOC G2 Newsletter. This addition includes several products on Chinese and…

OE Watch NOV 2021, Vol 11, Iss 11 OE Watch, Vol. 11 (Iss. 11) This OE Watch contains 28 foreign article reviews spanning over 30 different regions and countries covering Operational Environment topics from the foreign perspective for…

OE Watch OCT 2021, Vol 11, Iss 10 OE Watch, Vol. 11 (Iss. 10) This OE Watch contains 20 foreign article reviews spanning over 30 different regions and countries covering Operational Environment topics from the foreign perspective for…

Visualize and Deliver the Environment

TRADOC G-2 replicates the complexities of the OE by leveraging DATE and/or real-world data, information, and knowledge in support of commanders’ training objectives.

Decisive Action Training Environment (DATE) World Oct. 2021. This visualization depicts the DATE World training environment. This environment allows users the train against pacing and near-peer threats. Actors within DATE…

SMCT SPOTREP The latest Soldiers's Manual  of Common Tasks (SMCT) Visualization from TRADOC G-2: Send a Spot Report (SPOTREP) 071-COM-4080. As an element leader within an…

TRADOC G2 Threats to 2030 Visualization The U.S. Army finds itself at a historic inflection point, where disparate, yet related elements of the Operational Environment, also known as the OE,…

TRADOC G-2 New Leadership Professional Development (LPD) Series   The TRADOC G-2 is kicking off a new Leadership Professional Development (LPD) series designed to educate the force on a new series of…

TRADOC G-2 OE Videos (DVIDS)
Assess the Environment

G-2 conducts an accreditation program to ensure the OE OPFOR program maintains credibility, accurately replicates the threat, and sets the necessary conditions to support training objectives, and outcomes, driving solution strategies to key OE and OPFOR capability gaps, and advocate for their funding.

TRADOC G-2 New Leadership Professional Development (LPD) Series   The TRADOC G-2 is kicking off a new Leadership Professional Development (LPD) series designed to educate the force on a new series of…

TRADOC G2 Newsletter January 2022 TRADOC G2 Newsletter Volume 3, Issue 1 January 2022 Please find our latest TRADOC G2 Newsletter. This addition includes several products on Chinese and…

The Latest from TRADOC Mad Scientist: China’s PLA Modernization through the DOTMLPF-P Lens [Editor’s Note:  As previously noted on the Mad Scientist Laboratory, U.S. battlefield dominance over the past thirty years has been sustained by three heretofore unchallenged…

The Operational Environment (2021-2030): Great Power Competition, Crisis, and Conflict The TRADOC G-2's new publication, The Operational Environment (2021-2030): Great Power Competition, Crisis, and Conflict complements previous publications exploring the Operational Environment (OE), expanding…

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