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.

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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 2022, Vol 12, Iss 08 OE Watch, Vol. 12 (Iss. 08) This OE Watch contains 23 foreign article reviews spanning over 30 different regions and countries covering Operational Environment topics from the foreign perspective for…
OE Watch 2022, Vol 12, Iss 09 OE Watch, Vol. 12 (Iss. 09) This OE Watch contains 20 foreign article reviews spanning over 30 different regions and countries covering Operational Environment topics from the foreign perspective for…

OE Watch 2022, Vol 12, Iss 07 OE Watch, Vol. 12 (Iss. 07) This OE Watch contains 23 foreign article reviews spanning over 30 different regions and countries covering Operational Environment topics from the foreign perspective for…
TRADOC. Accessions OE Threats to the All-Volunteer Force 2030, The Accessions Operational Environment 2030, Post-COVID-19 Analysis of the 2020-2028 Operational Environment, Post-COVID-19 Analysis of the 2020-2028 Operational…
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.

DATE World. 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,…
Meet the ION, Training for the Future, Today Story by Spc. Tyler Morford. ... As Soldiers from the 308th Civil Affairs Brigade, Homewood Illinois, and the 415th Civil Affairs Battalion, Kalamazoo, Michigan,…
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 G2 Newsletter, Jan 2022. 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…
TRADOC G2 Newsletter February 2022 This edition includes several new products to help automate, visualize, and interact with Chinese and Russian doctrine.  Since the release of the ATP 7-100.3 Chinese…

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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