(c) Enemy EW Vulnerabilities. Identify any shortfalls in the enemy's
EW capabilities as well as vulnerabilities in his C-E systems and operating
procedures which can be exploited by friendly EW resources.
(5) Sub-paragraph C - Friendly EW Vulnerabilities. Specify the friendly
forces vulnerability to attack by enemy SIGINT/REC, to include recommendations
(6) Sub-paragraph D - Own Courses of Action.
List all maneuver courses
of action being considered by the friendly G-3.
(7) Paragraph 3 - ANALYSIS OF ENEMY COURSES OF ACTION.
effect of enemy EW on all friendly courses of action as well as how friendly EW
can be used to support each course of action.
(8) Paragraph 4 - COMPARISON OF OWN COURSES OF ACTION.
friendly maneuver courses of action by listing EW support and C-E protection
advantages and disadvantages derived from Para 3. Paragraph 4 is broken down
into the following sections:
Course of Action
(9) Paragraph 5 - RECOMMENDATION. This paragraph translates the "best"
course of action as determined by paragraph 4 into a complete recommendation
outlining who, what, when, where, how, and why from the EW and C-E point of
It states which maneuver course of action will be best supported by
friendly EW as well as how it can be supported and protected.
recommendation should point out how much less vulnerable the friendly force
will be to enemy EW.
Include annexes as required.
Annexes with pertinent
details should be used to the extent practical to support the contents of the
These annexes may be in considerable detail with only the high
points included in the body. Key points, those having a direct bearing on the
problem must be included in the body of the estimate.
d. The EW Annex to the operations order is a combat order. It details the
EW mission, concept, and tasks to be performed by elements of the force. It
describes how EW will be used to support the operation. It is the result of
continuous planning and staff estimates, particularly the EW estimate.
e. The purpose of the EW Annex is to detail the missions to be performed
by the supporting EW resources and organic C-E equipment in support of the
selected course of action, now referred to as the EW mission statement.
does not include the specific technical parameters required to conduct of the
and management of the EW missions. These instructions become the bass for the