Plans for all operations, exercises, or other activities to include acquisition and research programs that are of
interest to foreign intelligence are required by AR 530-1 to be supported by an OPSEC Annex or OPSEC Plan.
The outline of the OPSEC Annex or Plan included in this publication (see Figure 1-4 thru 1-8) appears in
Appendix F, AR 530-1. This format has been identified as appropriate for either an OPSEC Annex or OPSEC
Plan and will address, as a minimum, the following issues:
Requirements for secrecy about friendly intentions and military capabilities from initial planning
through post execution phases.
Taskings of staff and subordinate commands for planning and implementing OPSEC measures.
An OPSEC estimate comprising identified or assumed adversary knowledge, EEFI, and evaluation of
The OPSEC threat consisting of detachable activities and the adversary's capability to gain access or
otherwise obtain information.
Protective, or OPSEC measures to be implemented.