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Definition of Operation plan

Operation plan Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
1. Any plan for the conduct of military operations prepared in response to actual and potential contingencies. 2. In the context of joint operation planning level 4 planning detail, a complete and detailed joint plan containing a full description of the concept of operations, all annexes applicable to the plan, and a time-phased force and deployment data. It identifies the specific forces, functional support, and resources required to execute the plan and provide closure estimates for their flow into the theater. Also called OPLAN. See also operation order. (JP 5-0)
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
Operation plan Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
A military operation plan (also called a war plan before World War II) is a formal plan for military armed forces, their military organizations and units to conduct operations, as drawn up by commanders within the combat operations process in achieving objectives before or during a conflict. Military plans are generally produced in accordance with the military doctrine of the troops involved.

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