TRADOC G2 has recently completed an unclassified assessment on the Arctic,
“The Arctic Through 2035: An Overview Of The Operational Environment And Competitor Strategies For U.S. Army Training, Doctrine, And Capabilities
Development.”

The Arctic is a unique region of growing strategic importance. The dynamic and extreme Arctic environment and advantageous positioning of competitors
will pose significant challenges for U.S. Army components to overcome to ensure land dominance and successfully complete their missions in support of the Joint Force. This report provides an overview of the Arctic as an operational environment (OE) from the present through 2035, identifies OE implications for the U.S. Army in multi-domain operations (MDO) and across warfighting functions, and discusses competitor approaches to exploiting the Arctic.

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OE Watch JUL 2020, Vol 10, Iss 07

The July issue of OE Watch continues to feature foreign perspectives on the OE, particularly on how Russia and China are leveraging emerging technologies and foreign presence to exploit opportunities in their respective areas of interest, as well as a variety of topics related to COVID-19 and security affairs. Several articles look at recent Russian…

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Greetings OE Enterprise! The latest issue of the Red Diamond is now available. To access the latest issue, visit the below URL: https://community.apan.org/wg/tradoc-g2/operational-environment-and-threat-analysis-directorate/m/documents/340436 This issue of Red Diamond features a variety of articles focused on Iran. Of particular interest are feature articles by renowned Iranian subject matter experts Joseph Fallon and Michael Rubin. Mr. Fallon…

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Greetings OE Enterprise! The latest issue of the Red Diamond is now available. To access the latest issue, visit the below URL: https://community.apan.org/wg/tradoc-g2/operational-environment-and-threat-analysis-directorate/m/documents/340436 This issue of Red Diamond features a variety of articles focused on Iran. Of particular interest are feature articles by renowned Iranian subject matter experts Joseph Fallon and Michael Rubin. Mr. Fallon…

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The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recruits, trains, educates, and builds the Army, driving constant improvement and change. The pace is accelerating, and with the possibility of large scale combat operations and the convergence of new technologies we are at the cusp of a change in the character of warfare. Preparing Soldiers and leaders to…

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The June issue of OE Watch continues its broad coverage of foreign perspectives of the operational environment, as well as continuing special focus on foreign, security-related perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic.  In the Eurasia section, three articles consider how countries in the region are adapting their military conscriptions to address the pandemic (“Alternate Medical Service…

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Included among OE Watch’s usual broad range of foreign perspectives of the operational environment, this issue richly highlights responses to theCOVID-19 pandemic from foreign sources, revealing a variety of impacts ranging from military considerations to diplomatic influence to conflicts. The Russian military, like many others, is grappling with balancing military readiness and soldier safety (“COVID-19…

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OE Watch APR 2020, Vol 10, Iss 04

As Russia gears up to celebrate the 75th anniversary of its “Great Patriotic War” in May, efforts to develop a state ideology based on “military patriotism” are apparent (“Great Patriotic Victory: Developing Military Patriotism in Russian Society and Military”). The April issue of OE Watch also continues to look at the Russian military’s improved combat…

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