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Chapter Five sets out what force contributions one particular ally—Germany—might opt to make. At an absolute minimum, European capabilities for advanced expeditionary warfare must include a core consisting of interoperable C4ISTAR, tactical precision strike, deployable ground forces (including SOF), and strategic and in-theater mobility. The allies need not have equipment identical to each other’s or to that of the United States. But they should have shared CONOPS, structures that can be integrated, compatible technical standards, and a common interoperable C4ISTAR grid.
Preparing Cooperable Forces A critical aspect of transformation, in conjunction with clarifying requirements and aligning investments, is preparing forces. Preparations begin with exploratory analyses of 35 $ innovations and culminate with getting forces ready for actual operations. If this is critical for the forces of any one country, it follows that it is critical to harmonizing forces from several countries whose cooperability is important. Preparations are needed to permit new doctrines, tactics, and alternative ways of organizing forces to be thoroughly investigated.
Operationally derived capabilities requirements. 13 • A structured process that combines top-down guidance, bottom-up creativity, and purposeful resource allocation. • Collective transformation commitments, at least among the leading force providers. -European cooperability that the allies have their own transformation process and that the allies and the United States work to connect their respective transformation processes. ” 13The problem with deficit analysis, whether in connection with DCI or ECAP, is that it rarely gives rise to new concepts to solve military operational challenges, tilting instead toward more or incrementally better versions of present capabilities.