b. Disposition. The location of enemy units by grid and the manner in which these
units are tactically deployed. Disposition also includes recent, current, and projected
c. Strength. The specific number of personnel, weapons, and equipment an enemy
unit has. This could be helpful for the commander in determining enemy courses of
d. Tactics. Includes enemy tactical doctrine as well as tactics employed by specific
units. Tactical doctrine is the enemy's accepted principles of organization and
employment of forces for the conduct of operations. Tactics, on the other hand, describe
the manner in which the enemy conducts an operation.
e. Training. Individual and unit training which may contribute to the enemy unit's
f. Logistics. With knowledge of the enemy's logistics, a more accurate evaluation
of enemy capabilities can be made. Types of logistical information include:
* All classes and types of supply.
* Supply lines of communication.
* Supply requirements.
* Terminals, installations, logistical control points.
* Evacuation and salvage.
Combat effectiveness. The abilities and fighting quality of an enemy unit.
noncommunications equipment parameters.
i. Miscellaneous data. Includes supporting information needed by an analyst to
develop other OB elements. This is referred as "Know Your Enemy" intelligence. It
should include personality file, unit history, uniform and insignia, new weapons and
equipment, field post numbers, and call signs.