by WO2 Blair Battersby, UK LNO to TRADOC G-2 Observations from the Russia-Ukraine War provide insight into Russia’s remedies to address critical gaps in its kill chain, providing the U.S Army with the opportunity to prepare for an optimized adversary during today’s training events. Russia has struggled to deliver dynamic, precision fires with the efficiency…

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by WO2 Blair Battersby, UK LNO to TRADOC G-2 and Dorsel Boyer, TRADOC G-2 Analyst Russia’s approach to war in its so-called “Special Military Operation” in Ukraine has evolved over the past 21 months, suggesting ways in which U.S. Army OPFOR training can evolve to match. Russian forces have faced several organizational and doctrinal limitations…

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ThreatMinutes PLAA sample cover

Although it is crucial for Soldiers to stay up to date with the latest information about rapidly evolving threats and opposing forces, the traditional approach of disseminating lengthy and complex intelligence documents or in-person briefings may not be the most effective way to engage Soldiers who tend to exhibit a more self-directed and exploratory learning…

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 TRADOC G2 expanded and updated the Indo-Pacific Operational Environment (OE) of DATE in August, 2023. Additions include four new countries to better reflect the complex operational environment: Bagansait, Himaldesh, Sungzon, and Khorathidin. Our allies are already using and contributing towards this environment, as most recently as the large scale, multi-lateral exercise, Talisman Sabre 23.…

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by Kevin Freese, TRADOC G-2 Analyst Combatants have used civilian communications networks since the invention of the telegraph, and wireless communications are no exception. Cellular phones provided targeting information and became targets themselves throughout the Global War on Terror. Smart phones have played a major role for several years now in strategic messaging and information operations.…

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Red Diamond Training Support Issue Summer 2021

TRADOC G-2 has just released the latest publication of the Red Diamond newsletter. This edition of the Red Diamond provides our readers with information about the various products and services TRADOC G-2 offers to support and guide you through writing scenarios and developing exercises. We strive to ensure our users are informed about the myriad…

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TRADOC G2.

TRADOC G-2 produces a training tool called the Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG). The WEG exists to support opposing force (OPFOR) portrayals in training events (constructive, virtual, live, and gaming). As such, the equipment portrayed in the WEG is representative of military systems, including variants and upgrades, that U.S. forces may encounter now and in the…

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Hot off the Press  OE Watch (June ’20) – This issue features 62 articles covering various security challenges including a Russian Perspective of Regional Security in the Arctic OE Watch (July ’20) – This issue features 63 articles from across the globe including one from Latin America examining the Gulf Cartels PYSOPS During COVID-19Red Diamond– Iran…

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Red Diamond.

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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