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					      Capability                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Development Status
   Enhancement for
                                                                       Parameter                                                                                                                                               DOTMLPF Solution
  Force Configuration

                                   Near (2004-2010)                    Mid (2010-2015)                       Far (2015 +)                            Doctrine                               Organization                                     Training                              Material                       Leadership              Personnel and
Pre-established and trained      Develop AGS support packages       Develop AGS capability            Conduct expeditionary                  Refine MCWP 3-21.1 to        Creation of twenty-one user-friendly capabilities sets   Maintain the ability to train       Helo liftable equip that has
support packages.                for rapid planning and             packages that are able to         operations from extended               include change in MOE        via a “playbook” at the hands of an AGS advisor to       headquarters and to rapidly         mobility, comms, firepower, and
Capability: To achieve desired   execution. (1) Helo Air mobile     support providing the precise     ranges with highly versatile and       (Seabased). Define           the ACE commander would add significant capability       organize, train, and equip          FP/AT capabilities to move via
sortie generation rates and      FARP packages (Two per             amount of requirements at the     survivable organic and                 minimum requirements to      and visibility to AGS options. (OAG Action Item 03-      FARP/FOB support teams to           ground with maneuver elements
rapid aircraft turnaround, AGS   MWSS) capable of supporting        forward edge of the               supporting sea/land/air mobility       accomplish mission. Get      006). Capability sets include: (1) High Power Run        execute deployment, setup,          or independently and be able to
must provide precise amounts     advancing aircraft                 battlespace: (1) Helo Air         assets (ENS) (1) Arrival and           AGS added as a (7th)         Up (MWSG-27), (2) Airfield Marking/Lighting              employment, and extraction.         rapidly position and reposition to
of fuel, ammunition, logistics   staging/support requirements.      Mobile support packages that      assembly possible en route with        function of the ACE to       (MWSG-27), (3) AM-2 Surfacing (MWSG-27), (4)             Units would be required to train    support ACE tempo (Aviation
and ACE-specific services at a   (2) C-130 and convoy mobile        are capable of being              each unit ready for employment         ensure the distinction       Aircraft Arrestment (MWSG-27), (5) Aircraft Rescue       to T&R standards. Develop           Ground Support, Draft; AVN ADV
time and place of the ACE        FOB support packages to            embarked and employed from        within 24-48 hours of arrival at       between AGS and              and Fire Fighting (MWSG-37), (6) Dust Abatement          AGS T&R. Identifying                WG Draft 1). This will require the
commander’s choosing             establish forward FARP/FOB         amphibious and MPF (F)            seabase (ENS; EMW) (2)                 logistics.                   (MWSG-27), (7) Mobile Fueling (MWSG-37), (8)             squadron responsibility for         development of complementary
(OMFTS; AVN ADV WG Draft         (Two per MWSS) in support of       shipping in support of two        Seamlessly transition from                                          Static Fueling (MWSG-37), (9) Weather (MWSG-             particular capability sets within   equipment that provides: (1)
1)                               forward or shore based aircraft.   FARPS per squadron. (2)           maneuvering at sea to                                               27), (10) Base Camp Services (MWSG-47), (11)             each group. Incorporate             Complete air moblity (Helo) for
                                 (3) MAG support package (One       Support FARP/FOB                  maneuvering ashore and vice                                         Mobile Electric Power (MWSG-47), (12) Water              logistics/CSS training              setup and support. (2) Package
                                 per MWSS) to establish and         requirements of the V-22 and      versa (ENS) (3) Rapidly                                             Production (MWSG-47), (13) Air Base Security             capability in all staff training    capable of establishing or
                                 operate and expeditionary air      JSF. (3) Refine packages          conduct operational ground                                          (MWSG-27), (14) Air Base Survivability (MWSG-            systems and programs.               reenforcing FOB sized unit
                                 base in support of shore-based     based on methods of               maneuver operations                                                 27), (15) Expeditionary Shelters (MWSG-27), (16)                                             ashore/leapforging via C-130 or
                                 aircraft requirements.             employment (MOE) (i.e. from       simultaneously using ground                                         Explosive Ordnance Disposal (MWSG-17), (17)                                                  organic convoy. (3) Employ full
                                                                    a sea base or sustained           and air transport capabilities                                      Food Services (MWSG-47), (18) Medical (MWSG-                                                 range of AGS capabilities at
                                                                    operations ashore (SOA))          (PP&O ADV WG)                                                       17), (19) Airfield Damage Repair (MWSG-27), (20)                                             airfields.
                                                                                                                                                                          Communications Support (MWSG-37), (21) Airfield
                                                                                                                                                                          Survey/Assessment Team (MWSG-37).

Mirror Image. Capability:        Jan-Feb 06 TOECR being             Dependent on how to continue                                             Change MCWP 3-21 to          ESC Comments OAG 040526 Update: Mirror              All MWSSs trained to suport              Equipment mirroring based on                                                             TOECR being submitted Jan-
Meet the requirements of a       submitted. Personnel mirroring     to best support MAGs.                                                    reflect T/O and mission      image, assign EAF to sqdrns no MAPing and treat     composite MAGS.                          MCERG and requirements to                                                                Feb 06 based on mirror-imaging
composite MAG by the creation    to take effect 2008. Equipment     Thought is that composite                                                changes. Mission             as cap set. Retain gear on station for training and                                          support composite MAG.                                                                   inputs from MWSG during 05
of a single T/O & T/E for all    mirroring ongoing process,         MAGs will continue to be                                                 changes to reflect no        garrison mission. Change the mission you change                                              Arresting gear in all MWSSs.                                                             T/O review and MCERG inputs.
MWSSs.                           intent is to have mirrored no      employed.                                                                distinction between rotary   doctrine. Mirror image all but EAF and change title
                                 later than 2008.                                                                                            and fixed wing.              to MWSS minus/reinf and MWSS (OAG Action Item

MAGTF Logistic                   Review the MLG/CSSD support        Implementation of the logistics                                          Redefine the doctrinal Potential changes depending on outcome of support                                                                                                                     TBD. Realignment      Feb 06 OAG Item. Brief to be
Reorganization. Capability:      relationship to the                operational architecture across                                          support relationships  relationships.                                                                                                                                                        of Maintenance        presented.
MAGTF CSS that is responsive     MWSG/MWSSs to determine            the MAGTF supported by                                                   between the MAW (AGS)                                                                                                                                                                        (ROM) and other
to unit support requests and     impacts of Realignment of          GCCS and GCSS-MC                                                         and MAGTF (MLG) based                                                                                                                                                                        Log Mod initiatives
capable of rapidly and           Maintanance (ROM),                 (Commandant’s Planning                                                   on a organized CSS                                                                                                                                                                           dependent.
effectively sustaining           Realignment of Supply (ROS),       Guidance; I&L ADV WG).                                                   elements and MOE.
maneuver forces.                 Log C2. Determine road ahead       Includes planning , execution,
                                 to ensure adequate future          and support to the AGS
                                 support to ensure responsive       mission essential tasks.
AGS support to Marine            Define recommended base line       Refine baseline T/O and T/E to                                           Review and recommend         Develop base line MWSS MEU detachments. Dec                                                  Recommendation(s): OAG 1-03:                                       Additional            OAG Action Item Update
Expeditionary Units (MEU)        MWSS MEU detachment T/O            support JSF, V-22, and HLR.                                              appropriate changes to       04 OAG members agreed that additional MEU                                                    1. Add of Mobility Matting (MOBI-                                  personnel to be       040526: MWSG-27 developing
Capability: Provide selected     and T/E - Issues include FARP,                                                                              MCO 3120.9B (Policy for      augmentation could be met by deployment of                                                   MAT) with contrasting paint                                        identified for        reach-back concept to augment
AGS to MEU ACE.                  airfield lighting, and ARFF.                                                                                MEU) to include "Provides    Modular AGS capability sets being developed                                                  scheme as a visual aide for                                        potential             the MEU (MEU MOD SETS AI
                                                                                                                                             modular expeditionary        through OAG Action Item 03-006 (OAG Action Item                                              helicopter pilots. 2. Add                                          deployment to         03-006) as required. Working
                                                                                                                                             AGS functions to support     03-005). Recommended capabilities include: (1)                                               expeditionary ARFF capabilities to                                 augment MWSS          Group Recommendation: -
                                                                                                                                             austere/remote landing       Four-point “hot” FARP with a storage capacity of                                             the MWSG MEU Support T/O and                                       MEU detachment.       MWSG-17 provide MWSS MEU
                                                                                                                                             sites".                      9,000-gallons (complete HERS). (2) ARFF support                                              T/E to enhance AGS capabilities                                                          det T/O and T/E. MWSGs refine
                                                                                                                                                                          (FSS). (3) EOD for UXO clearance at FARP and                                                 available to the MEU ACE.                                                                MWSS MEU T/O and T/E to
                                                                                                                                                                          rendering safe aviation ordnance misfires/hangfires.                                         Develop in conjuction with force                                                         build a base structure with a
                                                                                                                                                                          (4) EAF lighting capability for RW aircraft TLZs as                                          configuration packages that                                                              deadline of Jul 04. MWSGs
                                                                                                                                                                          well as for an expeditionary landing strip at a FOB in                                       include HERS, FSS, EOD assets,                                                           receive endorsement from their
                                                                                                                                                                          support of FW aircraft. (5) METOC, to include 96-                                            lighting, METOC, and food                                                                MAWs and MEFs of this base
                                                                                                                                                                          hour forecasts, and weather impacts to operations.                                           service.                                                                                 line structure. Standardize and
                                                                                                                                                                          (6) Food service support whether embarked on ship                                                                                                                                     implement common structure.
                                                                                                                                                                          or ashore.                                                                                                                                                                            Close after confirmation of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                standardization has occurred.

AGS support to Marine       Support naval operations from           Reduce logistics footprint        In 2018-2020, within 7-14 days         Redefine what the AGS        (1) Refine MWSS structure in light of doctrinal                                              Pursue highly mobile platforms       Detailed AGS planning and     Refinement to the
Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) tailorable, selectable maritime         ashore through sea-based          of receipt of a deployment order       functions include based on   changes. (2) Define the organizational differences (if                                       that are multipurpose to perform     its effects (2nd and 3rd      personnel
                            preposition force assets (ENS) .        support with dedicated sea,       provide the JTF commander              the requirement to arrive    there is one) between what MWSG sends to the                                                 AGS missions. Pursue                 tier) on the ATO cycle &      requiremts that
                            Current notion is two MWSSs             land, and air assets for re-      with a robust forcible entry           at sea and emply over        MEB for afloat and sustained ops ahore. This could                                           equipment that leverages             operational planning will     support a MEB.
                            and MWSG element.                       supply, reduction of              capability utilizing strategic lift,   vast distances. Options      include two distinct units - (a) sea based support                                           technological advances such as       become greater with sea-
                                                                    consumables (fuel, water), and    rapidly deploy a MEB from              include: Aviaiton Ordance,   and (b) shore based support of two FARPS and one                                             hybrid/other fuel technologies as    based operations. The
                                                                    ordnance variants that are        CONUS (reach back forces) to           Air Operation Afloat         FOB after commencement of general offload.                                                   well as alternate power sources in   ability to plan operational
                                                                    smaller, lighter, while           an Advance Base with further           (Directly supporting MPF     Ensure a larger share of AGS Marines and MOS get                                             order to lesson logistics burden     (AGS) events and the
                                                                    maintaining lethality. If         movement to MPF(F) sea bases           flight deck operations),     the opportunity to serve afloat (MEU deployments                                             once ashore.                         interaction with other
                                                                    logistics buildup is required     utilizing High Speed Connectors                                     and MPF operations).                                                                                                              planning (i.e. othe MSE)
                                                                    ashore for protracted             (HSC) and other theater lift                                                                                                                                                                          will require refining how
                                                                    campaigns then multiple small     technologies in order to conduct                                                                                                                                                                      planning is currently done
                                                                    agile operating bases are         major combat operations by:                                                                                                                                                                           within the MAW as well as
                                                                    established (ENS; JOC, MCO        (NTR pg 11/ 58; JOC, MCO pg                                                                                                                                                                           changes to the education
                                                                    pg 44/51; EMW; OMFTS pg 4;        49; JOC, SD, pg 65; MCSTRAT                                                                                                                                                                           of the MOSs that make up
                                                                    STOM pg II-4; I&L ADV WG).        21 pg. 7; EMW; OMFTS; STOM)                                                                                                                                                                           the MWSSs.
                                                                    Determine notional                ·
AGS support to Marine            Maintain ability to provide two  MWSG essential to higher                                            Refine doctrine to include   Examine orgaizational changes within the MAW and                                     Develop complementary               Provide education,
Expeditionary Force (MEF)        FARPs and one FOB                level planning and execution of                                     integration of sea based     MWSG to facilite the execution of AGS operations                                     equipment that falls in line with   leadership and MOSs to: 1)
                                 simultaneously per MWSS.         MEF requirements.                                                   support and shore based      and CSS.                                                                             Pre-established and trained         Plan and execute force
                                 Maintain ability to provide                                                                          operations at a MEF or                                                                                            support packages that remains       packages to support
                                 centralized planning and C2 of                                                                       larger level.                                                                                                     cable of supporting a scalable      various MAGTF sizes 2)
                                 MWSG assets in order to mass                                                                                                                                                                                           force across the entire spectrum    Plan and execute AGS
                                 AGS capabilities to best support                                                                                                                                                                                       on conflict.                        funtions both sea and
                                 the MEF.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   shore based 3) Develop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            leaders that are capble of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            providing C2 in support of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the ACE commander.
Selective Offload. Capability:                                                                      Provide automated,                Refine AGS doctrine to       Based on a refined MWSG support to a seabased         Training in shipboard                                              MWSG personnel must
Ability to selectively choose                                                                       interoperable information         include shipboard            MEB, define what equipment must be embarked in a      operations must become                                             become more familiar with
embarked equipment and                                                                              management, asset visibility,     operations and selective     manner that facilitates selective offload and what    fundamental training to MWSG                                       sea based operations.
personel to support a mission                                                                       selective offload, and materiel   offload.                     capabilites (or elements) can be loaded in a densed   personnel as well as METLs                                         Either through the MEU or
then prepare and employ from                                                                        end-user delivery systems, and                                 packed manner.                                                                                                           MPF operations
shipping.                                                                                           retrograde management to
                                                                                                    support in-stride sustainment
                                                                                                    (ENS; I&L ADV WG) ·
  Capability Enhancement for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Development Status
   Operational Employment
                                                                                                                       Parameter                                                                                                                                                                                                         DOTMLPF Solution

                                                 Near (2006-2010)                                       Mid (2010-2015)                                            Far (2015 +)                                          Doctrine                                Organization                         Training                           Material                                                                               Leadership                            Personnel and
Motor Transport integral for air ops.            Develop Motor Transport equipment that possess         1) Develop an internal/external transportable,                                                                   Refine MCWP 3-21.1 to include:                                               Inprove training at the MOS        Validate lift requirements and material solutions required to perform AGS                                                    Adjust MOSs and T/Os         ASL is working through the MCERG
Capability: Provide intra-airfield motor         the tactical mobility to enhance maneuver through      weapons, utility, and communications-capable                                                                     MWSG/MWSS Motor Transport is                                                 producing school, incidental       functions. 1) Develop refueling capability to fuel and defuel aircraft in austere                                            based on refinements         TFSMS TO/ECR process to add tracking
transport as well as organic lift to             logistics movement and employment in order to          vehicle, possessing self-defense and limited                                                                     responsible to the ACE for intra-                                            drivers schools, and within        locations with a ground operating radius of 150 miles and a round trip mission                                               MOE for MT within the        tools (BFT, DACT) to the MWSG/MWSS
establish, reposition and support                support the ACE as an element of maneuver              offensive capability, consisting of both primary and                                                             airfield motor transport as well as                                          MWSG/MWSS 1) Improve               distance of 300 miles. 2) Maintain Capable and capacity to establish, relocate,                                              MAW and throughout the       T/Es along with a request to double the
FARP/FOB sites to include adequate               (OMFTS p.7; AVN ADV WG Draft 1) by: 1)                 secondary weapons, and capable of accepting up to                                                                organic lift to establish, reposition                                        convoy operations training in a    extract FARPs via organic convoy. 3) Maintain ability to armor at least 1/3 of                                               MAGTF.                       quantity of MWSS crew served weapons.
force protection. Ability to provide/request     Development of LVS compatible off road water           heavy machine guns, providing critical ground                                                                    and support FARP/FOB sites to                                                tactical and reduce visibility     Motor Transport fleet to support convoy operation and ABGD. 4) Maintain                                                                                   There is also a push to increase the
additional capacity/capacity shortfall           distribution (I&L ADV WG) 2) Greater fuel              mobility fast attack capability to perform FARP/FOB                                                              include adequate force protection.                                           environment. 2) Increase           capability to provide AGS funtions within the airbase and assets necessary to                                                                             quantity of ring mounts to one per every
to/from the MAW and MAGTF based on               efficiency for ground vehicles (I&L ADV WG) 3)         ABGD and support distributed operations with a                                                                   Additional capacity or capacity                                              training in the use of convoy      fulfill the MT needs of the support MAG. 5) Validate material solution to allow                                                                           MTVR.
operational necessity (MCWP 3-21.1).             Incorporate higher maneuverability standards on        ground operating radius of 150 miles and a round trip                                                            shortfall is provided/requested                                              tracking and mangement tools.      MT operations in a reduce visibility environment. 6) Develop and maintain the
This includes: 1) Vehicle hardening to           future vehicle platforms to reduce bridging            mission distance of 300 miles. (NTR pg 50) 2)                                                                    to/from the MAW and MAGTF                                                                                       ability carry weapons and mount weapons systems required to provide adequate
provide adequate force protection to             requirements (ford deeper and climb steeper            Reducing need for trailer-mounted generators by                                                                  based on operational necessity.                                                                                 force protection in support of Avn Ops. 7) Develop and maintain convoy tracking
support movement while establishing and          inclines) (I&L ADV WG).                                integrating 20kW to 60kW power sources into                                                                                                                                                                                      tool such as BFT, DACT, Bigboard, GCSS-MC. Ensure armoring efforts include
supporting FARPs and FOBs 2)                                                                            existing vehicles (HMMWV and MTVR) without                                                                                                                                                                                       MWSG/MACG assets (LAAD) for ABGD.
Flexible/modular motor transport                                                                        significant compromise to vehicle payload (ONR
platforms required for essential aviation                                                               GAP; STOM CONOPS, 7 Feb 03) ·
operations. 3) Flexible/modular adequate
diagnosis and maintenance and /or
recovery packages. 4) Capability to track
motor transport equipment throughout the
AOR. 5) Capability to operate safely in
reduced visibility environment (OAG
Working Group 041221).

Weather Services. Capability: provide a          In concert with the Navy develop a C4ISR system                                                                                                                         Redefine as necessary per new           WG Assessment 040526 OAG AI Systems administration,                     Develop a three tiered support infrastructure to better support all elements of the Smaller fwd presence, more                ASL Recommendations         ASL 37 briefed the WG that D/C AVN
comprehensive sensed data needed to              capable of integrating warriors, sensors, C2,                                                                                                                           technology (OAG WG 041221).             01010: We concur with all the       NMCI issues, networking.            MAGTF capable of 1) Wider Sensor capability (Air dropped, Sat based radar,          reachback capability. Forecaster in      from OAG AI 01-010           signed a requirements letter, which
produce timely and accurate METOC                platforms, METOC and weapons into a mobile,                                                                                                                                                                     METOC study’s findings as                                               Shipboard radars) 2) Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS)/ Complete spectrum          the Loop (FITL)                          (040526): -Realign           outlined three variants of equipment that
assessments for the MAGTF.                       maneuverable, networked, distributed, and                                                                                                                                                                       presented to the OAG by ASL.                                            Comms 3) Wireless Networking for remote sensors 3) Software enhancements-                                                    METOC communities            will improve the Marine Corps ability to
                                                 sustainable combat force operating 100 miles over                                                                                                                                                               METOC is not structured,                                                Increased Virtual Briefing tools/Joint Mission Planning System/Data                                                          Regionalized METOC           sense the battle space. Additionally, this
                                                 the horizon in excess of 300 miles ashore (NOC,                                                                                                                                                                 organized, employed, or equipped                                        Standardization                                                                                                              facilities (one on each      need for new sensing doctrine and
                                                 Joint Ops pg. 6; Aviation Plan (MCBul 3125);                                                                                                                                                                    in the correct means to support the                                                                                                                                                                  coast). Core production      capability would be rolled up into the
                                                 OMFTS; AVN ADV WG Draft 1) ·METOC info                                                                                                                                                                          MAGTF METOC requirements.                                                                                                                                                                            and analysis per MEF.        anticipated WX IPC outlined in AI 01-010
                                                 processing: less than 1 hour delivery response to                                                                                                                                                               This needs to be corrected.                                                                                                                                                                          METOC in each MSC            (WX Study). TO/ECR being submitted
                                                 Universal Joint Task List operational tasks: 2.2.3                                                                                                                                                              Further evaluation was conducted                                                                                                                                                                     staff, including the MAW.    Jan 06 as part of MWSS mirror imaging
                                                 (M1, M2, M5) (ONR GAP; MCSTRAT 21 pg. 7;                                                                                                                                                                        through a separate IPT which                                                                                                                                                                          METOC in spt of tactical    along with moving structure to all elements
                                                 EMW).                                                                                                                                                                                                           outlined how METOC should be                                                                                                                                                                         aviation operations in the   of the MAGTF to provide required support.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 structured to meet the MAGTF                                                                                                                                                                         MAG vice MWSS.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 METOC mission.                                                                                                                                                                                       METOC in MarFor and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      LNO LNO on Dir/Intel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      staff. Increased facility
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      requirement at both
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      COMCABE and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      COMCABW. Facility
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      adjustment to meet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      reorganization of WX.

Expeditionary Airfield (EAF) Services.           Develop Expeditionary airfield support configured      Develop a family of reusable lightweight surfacing         Expeditionary airfield “right-sized” EAF configured   Establish organizational structure      (OAG WG 041221); 1) Maintain                                            1) Develop solar power lighting alternatives that reduce power generation and          Senior officer buy-in from other      (OAG WG 041221); 1)          TO/ECR being submitted Jan-Feb for
                                                 in contingency sets to support JSF and                 material providing a logistically deployable and           in contingency sets to support JSF and                for a single MWSS (Mirror image)        continued MALS                                                          logistical requirements yet retain current visual acuity for aviation operations       services (OAG WG 041221).             Realign T/O to mirror        mirror imaging. Arresting gear capability
                                                 RW/STOVL operations ashore to support a full           rapidly employable surfacing material tailored             RW/STOVL operations ashore allowing the ACE           & Define minimum requirements to        sustainment/support of newly                                            (AVN ADV WG Draft 1) 2) Improve airfield lighting to reduce logistical deploy                                                image, 2)Re-evaluate         will be resident in all MWSSs.
                                                 range of aviation operations from austere positions    specifically (extreme lightweight, lightweight,            to operate from austere positions ashore as well      accomplish a standard EAF               fielded technologies and Aviation                                       ability and reliability (Improved MOSLS) (AVN ADV WG Draft 1) 3)Develop                                                      MOS requirements/
                                                 to the develop and construction of established         heavyweight) to allow aviation operations to begin         as established airfields, may include arresting       mission (to phase out RW/FW             Log modernization (OAG WG                                               replacement for FLOLS (Fresnal Lens Optical landing System) that provides                                                    structure (manning,
                                                 airfields (NTR pgs 11/58; JOC, MCO pg. 49; JOC,        within hours of establishment yet at the same time         gear for fixed winged Navy Aircraft (NTR pg           squadron concept), (OAG WG              041221). 2) Development of                                              greater deploy ability (AVN ADV WG Draft 1) 4)Maintain arresting gear                                                        maintenance
                                                 SD pg 65; MCSTRAT 21 pg. 7; EMW; OMFTS;                maintain the robust capability to support permanent        11/58; JOC, MCO pg 49; SD pg. 65; MCSTRAT 21          041221).                                Airfield Certification team within                                      capabilities (M31) to support fixed wing operations to include Navy Tactical Air                                             requirements based on
                                                 STOM; AVN ADV WG Draft 1)                              airfield operations if required (AVN ADV WG Draft 1)       pg 7; EMW; OMFTS; STOM; Aviation Plan (MCBul                                                  the Group                                                               Integration. (AVN ADV WG Draft 1)                                                                                            new technologies
                                                                                                                                                                   3125); AVN ADV WG Draft 1)

Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting. (ARFF)          Develop Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting vehicles                                                                                                                       Adjustments to the MCWP 3-21.1                                                                                  1) Light weight air transportable armored capable, with weapon system,                                                                                    040206: UNS to replace P-19A Aircraft
immediate and responsive rescue,                 and rescue packages that provide mobility,                                                                                                                              to justify T/E                                                                                                  replacement firefighting truck for the P-19A (OAG 041221). 2) OAG AI 00-020                                                                               Rescue and Firefighting Vehicle
firefighting and fire prevention for aircraft,   deployability, and sustainability to operate in all                                                                                                                     changes to support a 2 FARP                                                                                     040526: a) Submit an UNS for the requirement to have a mobile FARP                                                                                        replacement entered into Combat
bulk fuel storage, structures and tactical       geographical locations and environments while                                                                                                                           requirement.                                                                                                    firefighting capability in support of the MEU that is lighter that the current                                                                            Development Tracking System (CDTS),
ground vehicle fire emergencies at a FOB         reducing the size of the vehicle by 50% with a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          TRIMAX vehicle (TRIMAX-30). Open as a separate action item. b) Submit an                                                                                  number 04028UB. Status to be briefed at
or FARP. In addition provide support to          capability exceeding the current vehicle (AVN ADV                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       UNS for the increase of TRIMAX vehicles to support 2 FARPs per MWSS.                                                                                      OAG 1-06.
crash and salvage operations. (OAG               WG Draft 1)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (MWSG-27)
Working Group 041221).

Aircraft & Ground refueling. Capability:         1) Develop a computerized fuel forcasting model        Conduct fixed and rotary wing aerial refueling and                                                               (OAG Working Group 041221); 1)          Verify mirror imaging of TAFDS  (OAG Working Group                      1) Capability to deliver and dispense fuel into aircraft at austere locations at the   MWSG/S Operations needs to be                                      D/C AVN signed (D/C I&L concurrence)
Providing bulk fuel Management by which          to distribute fuel on the battlefield (I&L ADV WG)     rapid ground refueling (RGR) of aircraft, ground                                                                 Required Naval doctrinal changes        and HERS MCERG inputs of two    041221); 1) Increased training          edge of the MAGTF operating envelope (Requires a minimum off road capable              more actively involved in the ACE                                  Mobile Refueling Capability letter Dec 05
capacity is planned, allocated, reserved,        Develop an Expeditionary Fuel System (I&L ADV          vehicles, and expeditionary sites (forward operating                                                             to reflect capability to deliver        systems per mirror imaged MWSS. for MWSS personnel for                  refuel vehicle with the ability to pump 600 gallons per minute at a FARP (OAG          ATO and GTR process (OAG                                           for (12) 5K gallon MK31/M969 refueler type
assigned, and controlled to support order        WG). 2) Alignment with the Single Battlefield Fuel     bases (FOBS), forward area rearming points                                                                       precise amounts fuel from ship to                                       delivery of bulk fuel in hostile        Working Group 041221). Recommend that this capability includes the ability to          Working Group 041221).                                             vehicles and (6) 2.5K Fuel Refueling
fulfillment, maintain visibility, and report     Initiative through Defense Energy Support Center       (FARPS), etc.) and the expeditionary sites are                                                                   shore, 2) Requires doctrinal                                            austere environments, 2)                deliver fuel via air assets and from a sea base (ASL working Group, 13 Jan 05)                                                                            Capable (FRC) containers that mount of
status of capability and capacity relating to    (Ft Belvoir) (I&L ADV WG) 2) Standardize a             designed to be reconfigured to support a variety of                                                              change to reflect enabling                                              Additional training based on            2) Capability to determine current product levels and future requirements and                                                                             LVSR to provide a total of 75K gallon
the execution of the ACE’s operations,           common fuel source for ground equipment                special mission packages (in-flight refueling                                                                    capability to deliver precise                                           future system/software                  transmit those requirements, near real time, to sustainment providers (OAG                                                                                mobile refueling capability per MWSS.
including airfields, FOBS and FARPS              (Diesel/MOGAS/JP-5/JP-8) and issues associated         package, refueling ground vehicles, medical/surgical                                                             amounts of fuel to austere forward                                      required throughout the                 Working Group 041221). 3) Capability to conduct enabling ACE operations from
(MCWP 3-21.1).                                   with storage aboard naval platforms (I&L ADV           equipment, battlefield recovery kits, etc.) common                                                               areas to enable ACE support to                                          operating forces (User and              ship to shore with future light weight and robust bulk fuel delivery systems
                                                 WG).                                                   across services platforms (UJTL ST 1, ST 1.1, ST                                                                 forward deployed/distributed                                            Management Level training),             capable of internal and/or external vertical lift. (OAG Working Group 041221). 4)
                                                                                              , OP 1.1.2, OP; NTR pg 50; AVN ADV                                                                MAGTF operations.                                                       3) Training of MWSS                     Develop vehicles adapted to receive fuel at high pressure (STOM CONOPS). 5)
                                                                                                        WG) ·                                                                                                                                                                                    personnel on ship board                  Fuel lab capability organic to MWSS in order to rapidly determine and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 operations.                             constantly monitor fuel quality. 6) Include AVN fuel estimation capability in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         software development of CLC2S (currently only ground fuel requirements are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         being addressed).

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD).               Develop remote and robotic detonation capability       1) Capability to detect, clear and dispose of                                                                    Additionally, Tactics, Techniques                                            (OAG Working Group                  (OAG Working Group 041221); 1) Sensor capability to detect IED’s from stand                                                 T/O and T/E may need to Request for (3) Cougars per MWSS in
Capability; Contribute to the mobility of the    (I&L ADV WG). Continue to provide immediate            munitions and IED’s over a large area will be greatly                                                            and Procedures will need to be                                               041221); 1) Additional training    off distances on the move (Should not be relegated to just EOD. Should be                                                    be adjusted to support     POM 08.
MAGTF by providing access to terrain,            response to aircraft landing with                      enhanced by technology allowing the faster ability of                                                            established as the new technology                                            of personnel in the use of the     used by security forces just like explosive detection dogs. EOD should have                                                  the future roles of EOD in
installations, and facilities otherwise          hung/malfunctioned ordnance - consider                 the ACE to insert, occupy and convert enemy territory                                                            comes online with the new roles                                              sensors information 2) Use of      access to the same information that allows more precise interpretation of the                                                the MWSS once
denied due to hazards from unexploded            expanding this capability to FARP sites. Provide       into usable strike platforms for logistical enablement                                                           assigned to Explosive Ordnance                                               robotics should be included in     explosive involved to assist in disruption), 2) Small remotely controlled,                                                   established to cover
ordnance (UXO) by the detection,                 EOD support to ACE convoy operations to include        of OMFTS. 2) ID of mine-like objects with levels of                                                              Disposal in the MWSS/MWSG                                                    Primary EOD school and             inexpensive robotic systems capable of IED detection and disposal (Capable of                                                additional FOB’s and
identification and neutralization of             fly-in EOD package and/or organic EOD capability       fidelity to support near-shore sensing in support of                                                             (OAG Working Group 041221).                                                  enhanced at unit level.            being deployed in pelican boxes and light enough that one man can easily lift it                                             FARP’s assigned to the
explosive hazards to include Improvised          within convoys situation dependent. Detect and         EMW operations (ONR GAP; INTEL ADV WG). 3)                                                                                                                                                    Computer simulations to stay       and from the step off point, move rapidly down to the target and be capable of                                               MWSS and to respond to
Explosive Devices (IEDs) that present a          classify IED's while on-the-move outside the           Autonomously detect, classify, and neutralize IED                                                                                                                                             proficient with the functions of   operating for >= 120 minutes in different roles depending on the mission. 3)                                                 IED’s between all sites in
threat to operations, installations,             Effective Casualty Range (ECR) (ONR GAP)               threats prior to mission execution (ONR GAP) 4)                                                                                                                                               the robot will increase            Conventional weapons detection and disposal capability to clear large areas                                                  the AOR traversed by
personnel, and material (MCWP 3-21.1).                                                                  Detect, classify, and neutralize IED's on-the-move,                                                                                                                                           readiness.                         within hours. 4) Procure armored vehicles for EOD teams.                                                                     convoys (OAG Working
                                                                                                        outside the ECR in all weather conditions (ONR                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Group 041221). Storage/
                                                                                                        GAP)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          workspace review (OAG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Working Group 041221).
Engineer Services for Air Ops.                   1) Develop Dust Abatement kits that are easy to                                                                                                                                                                                                      Unit level training outlines       Backhoe replacing excavators to meet OAG AI 04003 (040526) - fielding status
                                                 deploy to control dust in an expeditionary                                                                                                                                                                                                           must be provided for engineer      being briefed at OAG 1-06. 1155s being phased out. RFI from ASL to MWSGs
                                                 environment for rotary wing operations in arid to                                                                                                                                                                                                    operators and incidental           as to whether or not to place two additional MTLs (along with the two that will
                                                 semi-arid climates (AVN ADV WG Draft 1), 2)                                                                                                                                                                                                          operators already assigned to      come as part of the two ADR kits per MWSS) in each MWSS. RFI to determine
                                                 Ensure adequate classes of power generation                                                                                                                                                                                                          MWSS. Must be consistent           feasibility of crane concrete bucket, earth bucket, and man basket quantity
                                                 systems are available to support existing and                                                                                                                                                                                                        with the training provided at      decreases. RFI to determine TRAM requirements. Fielding new much more
                                                 emerging equipment (I&L ADV WG), 3) Develop                                                                                                                                                                                                          MOS schools.                       mobile RTCH. Fielding new Mobile Electric Power Distribution Systems
                                                 improved and less hazardous sources of energy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (MEPDS) and floodlights. Develop a lightweight water purifying system (I&L ADV
                                                 that have the ability to be transported and utilized                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WG) - Lightweight Water Purifier (LWP) Operational & Organizational (O&O)
                                                 during extended combat operations in austere                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            concept document being reviewed Jan 06. Need to explore if current D7 can be
                                                 environments (I&L ADV WG). Procure smaller,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             replaced by smaller but just as capable D6.
                                                 lighter HE/MHE equipment that still meet mission
                                                 requirements. Validate HE requirements.

Airfield Damage Repair. Capability: The          Field ADR kits that are easy to deploy to all          Leverage new technologies as they become                                                                         Revision to MWCP 3-21 to reflect                                             All personnel and ADR crews                                                                                               Ensure unit level training,           At formal schools, and       040206: ADR Kit UNS (CDTS ID
objective of ADR is to provide the MWSS          geographic locations and environments and can          available to include lightweight matting alternatives if                                                         the term ADR vice RRR. No                                                    will be trained on the use of                                                                                             preventative maintenance and          MWSS bases and               03133UA). Two ADR kits per MWSS and
with the materials, equipment, support,          quickly repair aircraft operating areas that will      applicable.                                                                                                      changes will be made to the                                                  ADR components as                                                                                                         operational safety is conducted;      stations, facilities or      one per ESB being fielded during FY06.
procedures, and trained manpower                 enable Marine Aviation Operations for both seized                                                                                                                       MWSS ADR requirement, the                                                    applicable at the unit level for                                                                                          incorporate ADR kit capability into   training sites to conduct    Fielding status to be briefed during OAG 1-
needed to identify and repair the minimum        airfields as well as Base Recovery After Attack                                                                                                                         squadron will continue to evaluate                                           Marines already assigned.                                                                                                 deliberate planning.                  ADR must be planned to       06.
amount of airfield damage repair required        (BRAAT), (ADR CID) (AVN ADV WG Draft 1)                                                                                                                                 the ADR kits ability to improve                                              ADR training is required at the                                                                                                                                 support ADR training
for sortie generation in the least amount of                                                                                                                                                                             ADR.                                                                         formal school level using the                                                                                                                                   using these kits.
time (MCWP 3-21.1).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   approved ADR kit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (Crater/Support Crews)
  Capability Enhancement for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Development Status
      C2 and Intelligence                                                                              Parameter                                                                                                                                              DOTMLPF Solution
                                               Near (2006-2010)                                    Mid (2010-2015)                             Far (2015 +)                               Doctrine                           Organization   Training   Material                                                                          Leadership   Personnel and
Situational Awareness Capability: For          Developing Situational Awareness with real          Provide common and persistent                                                                                                                       Provide a company level tool that acts as a tactical gateway to the DCGS, is
each decision maker to depict situational      time status of equipment, personnel, materiel,      operational picture on/below the                                                                                                                    interoperable with the local sensor field and provides bidirectional
information in a tailorable, user-defined,     mission and enemy to include Aviation Ground        surface including capability to network                                                                                                             communications to patrols/squads (indications and warnings, tactical data)
shareable, primarily visual                    Support (AGS) (I&L ADV WG; AVN ADV WG               multi-spectral sensors and INTEL data                                                                                                               (INTEL ADV WG). Develop a capability to provide a mobile IOC that functions at
representation. (FORCEnet Concept, 14          Draft 1)·                                           into a local area COTP; capability to                                                                                                               the battalion level and ensures communications with the ISR enterprise while on
Sep 04)                                                                                            integrate independently compiled local                                                                                                              the move. (INTEL ADV WG Draft 1).
                                                                                                   area COTPs into a mission-oriented
Decision-Making Capability:                    MWSG/MWSS must be more intertwined in the Aviation C2 systems will use shared,                  Provide shipboard-capable C2               Define desired effects
Automate certain lower-order command           ATO cycle.                                distributed, and collaborative                        architecture capable of seamlessly         discretely enough to focus
and control sub-processes and to use                                                     information systems and databases to                  operating throughout the battlespace to    planning and determine
intelligent agents and automated                                                         enhance rapid, flexible planning and                  include ashore and afloat (ENS; Aviation   requisite actions at all levels,
decision aids to assist people in                                                        execution via Joint Composite                         Plan (MCBul 3125); OMFTS; AVN ADV          and communicate desired
performing higher-order sub-processes,                                                   Tracking Network (JCTN) and Joint                     WG)·                                       end state(s) and effects to
such as gaining situational awareness.                                                   Data Network (JDN) (OMFTS; EMW;                                                                  the lowest level required in
                                                                                         AVN ADV WG) ·                                                                                    order to execute the actions
                                                                                                                                                                                          that lead to desired effects.

Force Tracking. Capability: Track              Determine how Blue Force Situational                Fuse and display sensor data into an        Beyond Line of Sight on-the-move (1-way                                                                 Develop and maintain convoy tracking tool such as BFT, DACT, CONDOR.
selected Blue forces to the individual         Awareness devices (BFSA) should be                  integrated near-real-time common            and 2-way) BFSA devices that provide
level, near real time, in the battlespace to   disseminated, in accordance with the type of        operating picture by providing: (ENS;       assured access, 24/7, worldwide
provide a properly filtered common             AGS function, type of operation and what type       AVN ADV WG; C4 ADV WG) 1                    coverage. (C4 ADV WG) ·
operating picture, minimize fratricide,        of capability is needed (1-way, two-way).           Access sensor information at the
and enhance agility and synchronization.                                                           tactical level. (C4 ADV WG) 2 Ability
                                                                                                   to perform ad hoc tasking of sensors
                                                                                                   (C4 ADV WG)

Collaborative Planning. Capability:            Aviation Ground Support mission planning            Develop an integrated naval logistics       Determine commonality and                                                                               CLC2S must include AGS planning sofware to include Aviation as well as
Integrated log C2 across MAGTF to              (Resident in GCSS-MC) must maintain the             system operating from dispersed             organizational changes required in Navy                                                                 Ground refueling estimations, equipment and manpower estimations for various
include linking both seabased and shore        connectivity with Aviation C2 (CAC2S) in order      locations by (1) Using a netted C2          and Marine Corps C2 (mission planning)                                                                  capability modules (FARPs, EAF and HLZ establishment to include dust
based units for planning, situational          to provide information required for in-flight re-   structure and interfacing with naval        to minimize redundancies unless                                                                         abatement, ADR, ABGD, convoy operations).
awareness, and sustainment overlay to          tasking and mutual support between CSS              shore facilties and strategic supply        otherwise dictated by mission and
the common opearting picture (ONR              installations in a dynamic environment.             pipelines (NOC, Jt Ops pg 12; JOPSC         increase efficiencies while optimizing
GAP; Aviation Plan (MCBul 3125) AVN            Logistics C2 system tied into FORCEnet aboard       pg 14) (2) Merge USMC and Navy              allocation of resources. (NOC, Jt Ops pg
ADV WG; I&L ADV WG).                           seabase (I&L ADV WG).                               logistics and pre-positioning forces by     19; MCSTRAT 21 pg 1; EMW)
                                                                                                   integrating advanced technologies,
                                                                                                   systems, processes, and
                                                                                                   organizational structures (NOC, Jt Ops
                                                                                                   pg 12; JOPSC pg 14). (3) Develop
                                                                                                   technology and networking
                                                                                                   capabilities; including an early
                                                                                                   generation self-diagnostic system
                                                                                                   improving asset visibility (NOC, Jt Ops
                                                                                                   pg 12; JOPSC pg 14). (4) Develop
                                                                                                   capability to integrate log info into the
                                                                                                   common data set (I&L ADV WG). (5)
                                                                                                   Identify the commonality of inventory
                                                                                                   to increase interoperability (I&L ADV
  Capability Enhancement for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Development Status
                                                                                                      Parameter                                                                                                                        DOTMLPF Solution
                                        Near (2006-2010)                                           Mid (2010-2015)                        Far (2015 +)                                     Doctrine   Organization Training Material                                                                              Leadership Personnel
Communications network.                 Develop a wireless network that deploys upon the           Determine lowest level Over The        Ensure fielded systems are highly mobile,                                         Provide advanced power alternatives to reduce weight and increase operational
                                        battlespace self contained with ISR sensors and uses       Horizon communications throughput      modular, and capable of BLOS OTH                                                  availability of communications equipment (CE Campaign Plan, Jan 03; C4 ADV
                                        agent based technology in order to ensure self-            required (CE Campaign Plan, Jan 03).   communications. Must be integrated and based                                      WG Draft 1).
                                        preservation. (INTEL ADV WG).                                                                     on open standards so that the network can
                                                                                                                                          evolve in a modular fashion, adding capability
                                                                                                                                          and merging legacy and new systems. (C4
                                                                                                                                          Campaign Plan, Obj 1.2; C4 ADV WG) ·

Terrestrial and Satellite                                                                                                                 Provide communications infrastructure required                                    Provide technologies to utilize the future satellite communications infrastructure,                           Comprehensive T/E review
Communications.                                                                                                                           to support combat operations over a 250 nm                                        both on-the-pause and on-the-move (C4 ADV WG Draft 1). Field proven                                           conducted during MCERG.
                                                                                                                                          radius with sufficient bandwidth (CE Campaign                                     technologies such as hand held radios and PRRs throughout the MWSG/MWSS.                                      TO/ECRs being submitted Jan -
                                                                                                                                          Plan, Jan 03; C4 ADV WG Draft 1) ·                                                No more blue/green - all green systems to run airfields/FARPS/FOBs.                                           Feb 06.

Navigation.                             Provide the MAGTF the capability to navigate and
                                        communicate Position-Location-Information (PLI) in a
                                        GPS-denied environment by: 1) Developing modular,
                                        man-packable non-GPS reliant navigation technologies
                                        which when integrated provide real-time 3-D spatial
                                        orientation down to the individual level (ONR GAP) 2)
                                        Developing technologies, which enable transmission
                                        and reception of aforementioned PLI data and status
                                        (moving, in-contact, mission capable etc...)(ONR GAP)
                                        3) Integrating and synthesizing PLI in order to increase
                                        situational awareness and facilitate operations in urban
                                        battlespace (ONR GAP) ·

Information management Capability:
The ability of each decision maker to
depict situational information in a
tailorable, user-defined, shareable,
primarily visual representation.
(FORCEnet Concept, 14 Sep 04)
 Capability Enhancement for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Development Status
Logistics and Force Protection
                                                                                                               Parameter                                                                                                                                                DOTMLPF Solution

                                                Near (2006-2010)                                         Mid (2010-2015)                                         Far (2015 +)                                  Doctrine   Organization          Training                              Material                                                     Leadership   Personnel and
Information Management. Capability:             (a) Provide logistics support to maneuver forces         Provide logistics modernization that provides           Accurate, up-to-date information to                                                                                  1) Real time status of unit readiness, to include
Providing Management by which                   conducting autonomousoperations through logistics        timely information exchange to Marine Corps             develop a Course of Action (COA) for                                                                                 personnel availability, training, equipment, and
logistics capacity is planned, allocated,       modernization implementation encompassing                operational and CSS commanders, Combatant               logistics that provides a logical, Joint                                                                             sustainability ratings needed to assess the ability of
reserved, assigned, and controlled to           Decision Support, Distribution (Mobility,                Commander’s and Joint Task Force                        doctrinal association of the proposed                                                                                organizations to perform joint operations 2)
support order fulfillment, maintain             Transportation, Movement), Execution/Fulfillment         commanders and their staffs, and other                  combat support (“below the line”) forces                                                                             Graphically portray real-time logistics information to
visibility and report status of capability      (Maintenance, Engineering, Supply, Force Health          authorized users (I&L ADV WG).                          to selected warfighting units. The COA                                                                               plan and coordinate the Joint Warfighting functions
and capacity (I&L ADV WG). This                 Protection), Force Deployment and Execution,                                                                     should reflect specific theater and unit                                                                             of mobilization, deployment, employment,
includes: Distribution/Transportation           Logistics Chain Planning, Order Management,                                                                      associations, where they exist, and lay                                                                              sustainment, and redeployment in class/unclass
Capacity Management, Inventory                  Personnel Management (Personnel),                                                                                out the support generation actions                                                                                   modes. 3) Transform raw data from multiple logistics
Control/Demand-Supply Management                Purchasing/Procurement (Acquisition), Request                                                                    required to execute the COA. Provide                                                                                 automated information systems into decision-
(DEMSUP), Maintenance, Engineering              Management, and Resource Management (Finance)                                                                    the capability to develop a COA for a                                                                                relevant information that rapidly and accurately
Capacity, Financial Resource                    by (I&L ADV WG)·                                                                                                 mission requiring only logistics support                                                                             collects, organizes, and displays logistic details in a
Management, and Health Services.                                                                                                                                 (e.g., humanitarian assistance) and for a                                                                            readily understandable format. 4) Graphically query
                                                                                                                                                                 mission requiring the full scope of                                                                                  logistics databases and provide aggregated
                                                                                                                                                                 logistics                                                                                                            information in a summary display. Provide the query
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      capability to drill-down into greater levels of detail for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      specific information that is human readable, without
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the need for additional look-up tables or reference
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      material (I&L ADV WG).

Sustainment. Capability: Providing               All modes tracking information from point of origin     Reduce the need for sustainment pauses,                                                                                                                                      (a) Develop the capability to utilize unmanned
Execution of task and reporting status          (Fort, Base, Port, and Station) for each unit through    enabled by improved commonality and asset                                                                                                                                    vehicles to deliver logistic requirements (I&L ADV
within a particular domain to fulfill orders    all intermediate stops (Port of Embarkation (POE)        visibility and availability, reliability,                                                                                                                                    WG). (b) Develop the capability to utilize captured
based on direction from the Production          Port of Debarkation (POD), theater Reception,            maintainability, sustainability, and survivability in                                                                                                                        bulk fuels/liquids for friendly use (I&L ADV WG). (c)
Management function (I&L ADV WG)·               Staging, Onward Movement, and Integration (RSOI)         order to conduct relentless operations (JOC,                                                                                                                                 Exploit nanotechnology opportunities to decrease
                                                to final location in operational area                    MCO pg 57 (4D5); I&L ADV WG) ·                                                                                                                                               logistics requirements (real time parts fabrication)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (I&L ADV WG) · (d) Develop alternate power
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      sources to reduce reliance on fossil fuels (I&L ADV
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      WG) ·

Seabased Sustainment. Capability:               Develop AGS support packages for rapid planning          Maneuver units and their accompanying DS                Maneuvering vertical and surface assault
Provide Sea Base persistent combat              and execution. (1) Helo Air mobile FARP packages         CSS units will deploy with combat loads and             forces 200 NM within 24 hours (NTR pg
operations by maximizing the throughput         (Two per MWSS) capable of supporting advancing           projected sustainment to last 48-72 hours. (NTR         11/54/58; JOC, MCO pg. 49; JOC, SD
from the sea base to ashore combat              aircraft staging/support requirements. (2) C-130 and     pg 11/58; JOC, MCO pg 49; SD pg 65;                     pg. 65; MCSTRAT 21, pg 7; EMW;
operations with a tailored force response       convoy mobile FOB support packages to establish          MCSTRAT 21 pg. 7; EMW; OMFTS; STOM; I&L                 OMFTS; STOM)
through the integration of operational,         forward FARP/FOB (Two per MWSS) in support of            ADV WG)
maintenance, and logistic planning and          forward or shore based aircraft. (3) MAG support
distribution systems, thereby reducing or       package (One per MWSS) to establish and operate
eliminating the operational pause and           and expeditionary air base in support of shore-based
enabling persistent combat operations           aircraft requirements.
by: (JOC, MCO pg 57 (4D1); MCSTRAT
21 pg 8; ONR GAP).

Ammo & Ordinance.                               Develop the capability to register user/organic level    Develop ammunition aviation ordnance                                                                                                   Ensure sufficient ammunition is       1) Lift capability to transport and unload ammunition
                                                ammunition requirements with the supporting CSS          packaging that will facilitate transportation and                                                                                      available for ABGD/convoy             (I&L ADV WG) 2) Develop the capability to register
                                                organization in the same manner as all other logistics   storage of incompatible ammunition (WP with                                                                                            training evolutions to include        user/organic level ammunition requirements with the
                                                needs (logistics portal) (I&L ADV WG) ·                  ILLUM) (I&L ADV WG; AVN ADV WG Draft 1) ·                                                                                              concurrent training packages          supporting CSS organization in the same manner as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                with LAAD units performing            other logistics (I&L ADV WG) 3) Field real time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                secondary ABGD mission.               ammunition logistics management system database
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (AVN ADV WG Draft 1) 4) Migrate RFID technology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      from outer pack to bit piece tracking from wholesale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      to retail to unit level of ammunition logistics system
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (AVN ADV WG Draft 1) ·

Food Service Support. Capability:                                                                                                                                                                                                               (OAG Working Group 041221);           (OAG Working Group 041221); 1) Modify FFSS to
Provide Food Services to MAW units                                                                                                                                                                                                               1) Add an instruction package        improve mobility and self-sufficiency: (a) reduce
throught the Battlespace to maintain                                                                                                                                                                                                            for the generator component           weight, currently too close to max weight for a 10k
uninterupted support of ACE operations                                                                                                                                                                                                          that will enable the food service     TRAM. (b) Modify to trailer mounted units, with ability
(MCWP 3-21.1).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Marines to operate the                to offload with TRAM if required. (c) Add a fourth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                generator. Maintenance will still     container that incorporates the required electrical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                need to be performed by the           generation capacity to operate. (Currently no electric
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                utilities section. Depending on       generation capability in the FFSS, this requires the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                generator adopted, additional         MWSS to give up scarce capacity to support food
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                training for the 1142s may be         service.). 2) Field a new system to augment the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                required. 2) Refine existing          TRHS. (a) Add a HMMWV based grill/reefer unit.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                training packages to                  This vehicle would be similar to an ambulance or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                encompass new equipment’s             contact truck. The container would comprise a grill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                set up, use and maintenance           component and a refrigeration component (capable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      of freezer or cooler settings). (b) This vehicle would
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      be used in conjunction with the HMMWV carrying the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TRHS. 3) Expand current TRHS 10-day menu to a 21-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      day menu. 4) Establish a formal OPT of Food
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Service SMEs (including other effected SMEs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      [Utilities, Maintenance, Etc]) to develop a food
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      service system that better meets the needs of the

Health Services. Capability to establish        (l) Provide enhanced advanced trauma management          Real-time information to assess the health care         1) Provide MAGTF medical units afloat                    Each MWSS uses        First responder skills and            (OAG Working Group 041221); 1)modular equipment                           Reduce the T/O by
flightline aid station to provide medical       by developing improved diagnostic capability for the     status of operational forces, providing the status      the capability to transmit patient data to               pre-designated        preventative medicine                 sets based on specific capabilities to facilitate rapid                   utilizing new
care to one FOB and it tenant units             BAS and Shock Trauma Platoon (STP) (BAS/STP)             of the health care capabilities within Theater          other medical units afloat or ashore for                 “force modules” for   countermeasures training              deployability, tailored footprint, and rapid                              communication
including; routine sick call, flightline aid,   (MCWP 4-11.1; MPF(F) CONOPS; NHP-21; I&L ADV             including medical unit and medical facility             tele-consultation, tele-radiology and other              setting TPFDD         (NFHP 21; MPF(F) CONOPS;              setup/takedown, 2) Supply inventories need to be                          technologies (OAG
aviation medicine, preventive medicine,         WG) (2) Provide far-forward, Forward Resuscitative       status. Provide decision support information to         functions (MCWP 4-11.1; MPF(F)                           reqts (OAG            I&L ADV WG) · 1 Linking               automated and linked to an autonomous logistics                           Working Group
laboratory, X-ray, and pharmacy support         Surgery (FRSS) to support all MAGTF operations           plan and track casualty evacuation from medical         CONOPS; NHP-21) 2) Develop                               Working Group         advanced combat first aid skills      network, 3) revised AMAL blocks to reflect modularity                     041221).
(MCWP 3-21.1).                                  (MCWP 4-11.1; MPF (F) CONOPS; NHP-21) (3)                collection points through in-theater medical            nanotechnology and nanomedicine (I&L                     041221).              with Marine Corps Martial Arts        (by capability).
                                                Provide forward resuscitative surgery and care for       treatment facilities to CONUS 2) Provide                ADV WG) Develop remote physiological                                           Program (MCMAP) (TECOM
                                                disease and non-battle injuries (DNBI) during            modular, scalable , and tailorable Class VIII(A)        monitoring (I&L ADV WG) 3) ) Provide                                           ADV WG). 2 Train and equip
                                                sustained operations ashore, i.e. surgical companies     and VIII(B) logistics support (MCWP 4-11.1;             medical support to maneuver elements                                           infantry/CSS squads and
                                                (MCWP 4-11.1; MPF(F) CONOPS; NHP-21)                     MPF(F) CONOPS; NHP-21) 3)Provide                        performing sustained operations ashore:                                        aircrews to perform advanced
                                                                                                         enhanced patient evacuation with enroute care           Level II (Marine Corps Medical) capability                                     combat lifesaving skills
                                                                                                         by developing enhanced ground evacuation of             ashore as appropriate (MPF(F) Draft                                            (TECOM ADV WG) 3)Enhance
                                                                                                         casualties and providing a family of casualty           CONOPS, 9 Jun 2004; NHP-21)                                                    first responder care (self-aid,
                                                                                                         evacuation vehicles (concurrent to fielding of          4)Provide patient diagnosis will be                                            buddy aide, corpsmen) by
                                                                                                         future tactical and logistic support vehicles)          transmitted from front-line corpsmen to                                        providing improved hemostatic
                                                                                                         (MCWP 4-11.1; MPF(F) CONOPS; NHP-21; I&L                the doctors on the sea base in real time                                       agents to control severe arterial
                                                                                                         ADV WG) 4) Integration of Marine Corps and              (STOM pg. 4-11; NHP-21)                                                        bleeding (MCWP 4-11.1;
                                                                                                         Navy patient and casualty tracking system into a                                                                                       MPF(F) CONOPS; NHP-21; I&L
                                                                                                         naval system. (M&RA ADV WG) 5) Provide                                                                                                 ADV WG) 4) 1 Develop
                                                                                                         Mobile Resuscitative Surgery Units to support                                                                                          distance learning courseware
                                                                                                         operations ashore (MCWP 4-11.1; MPF(F)                                                                                                 for health services personnel
                                                                                                         CONOPS; NHP-21) 6) Enhance the capability to                                                                                           (TECOM ADV WG) 5) Develop
                                                                                                         provide forward resuscitative surgery and                                                                                              virtual reality training for health
                                                                                                         rapidly evacuate casualties with enroute care to                                                                                       services personnel (MCWP 4-
                                                                                                         the seabase from distances up to 240nm                                                                                                 11.1; MPF(F) CONOPS; NHP-
                                                                                                         (MCWP 4-11.1; MPF(F) CONOPS; NHP-21)                                                                                                   21)
 Capability Enhancement for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Development Status
Logistics and Force Protection
                                                                                                           Parameter                                                                                                                                                       DOTMLPF Solution
Maintnance Planning                            Realign maintenance responsibilities from five to     Delivering state-of-the-art prognostics                                                          CLC/MWSS                                                                          1) Develop autonomic logistic sensors on ground
                                               three echelons (organizational, intermediate, and     technologies and systems that enable improved                                                    relationship and                                                                  tactical equipment to enable the CSSE to
                                               depot) of maintenance to streamline supply chain      condition-based maintenance; broader, more                                                       responsiblities need                                                              assess/employ logistics resources (e.g. maintenance
                                               performance (I&L ADV WG) ·                            accurate corrosion growth and failure prediction;                                                to be revisited.                                                                  contact teams, engineer assets, and distribution)
                                                                                                     and real-time platform diagnostics and response                                                                                                                                    rapidly and effectively on the battlefield (STOM pg 7-
                                                                                                     (ONR GAP) ·                                                                                                                                                                        9) 2) Develop the capability to conduct
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        telemaintenance/distance support from the area of                                                  The Realignment of Maintence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        operation to CONUS maintenance support sites (I&L                                                  (ROM) concept needs a plan on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ADV WG) 3) Developing technologies and systems                                                     how to implement. This will be the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        that enable improved condition-based maintenance                                                   focus of ASL meetings with I&L
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and broader, more accurate corrosion growth and                                                    starting March 06. Information will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        failure prediction (ONR GAP) ·                                                                     be shared will be shared/sought via
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the MWSG OAG and ASL e-mail
Air base commandant functions                  Develop a lightweight water purifying system (I&L
                                               ADV WG)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Lightweight Water Purifier (LWP)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Operational & Organizational
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (O&O) concept document is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           currently being staffed within
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           MCCDC (Jan 06) prior to being
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           staffed to HQMC and then the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           MROC for approval. The O&O is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           based on the Army's LWP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Operational Requirement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Document (ORD) and is the base
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           document for the Marine Corps
NBC Defense. Capability: Through               Near Term; 1) Field the Joint Biological Agent        Mid term; 1) Develop robotic detection in order     Far term; 1) Develop CBRN tactical           Change to reflect      1) Pool NBC             1) Work closer with Medical in                                                              More involved
networking be able to have constant            Identification and Detection System (I&L ADV WG) 2)   to detect CBRN agents in confined/high risk         satellite detection system identifying the   updated materials      personnel to            biological detection/prevention.                                                            in the Med
visibility of the battlespace, Disseminate     Develop an unmanned Personnel Equipment               spaces (CBRN Capabilities Gaps 2; 13May04)          release of CBRN agents and the point of      and decon solutions    Group/Regimental        2) Increased jointness in                                                                   (Prev Med)
NBC defensive information, and provide         Decontamination (PED) system allowing for             2) Develop a decontamination apparatus that         release (CBRN Capabilities Gaps 2;           (OAG Working           level to conduct        regards to collaborative data                                                               community
Increased decontamination capabilities         decontamination of personal equipment, weapons,       reduces/eliminates water requirements (I&L          13May04) 2)Develop vehicles/equipment        Group 041221)          Monitor Survey and      sharing (OAG Working Group                                                                  (OAG Working
for the individual marine utilizing new        and mask processing platoon-sized elements within     ADV WG) 3) Identify, acquire, and establish         with self-decontaminating capability         3) Develop doctrine    Decon (OAG              041221) .3) That provides                                                                   Group 041221).
technologies, inoculations and                 one hour (CBRN Capabilities Gaps 24; 13May04)         NBC decontamination capability sets that            and/or over-pressured/self-sealing           to implement MOPP      Working Group           referenced decision matrices in
chemicals (OAG Working Group                                                                         support each type of decontamination operation,     reducing interior contamination (I&L ADV     drop concept 1)        041221).                order to advise and support
041221).                                                                                             are stored in NBC Centralized Storage Facilities    WG) 3)Establish capabilities to              Replacing                                      commanders/staffs decision-
                                                                                                     (CSF) and are available for MSC                     decontaminate personnel and equipment        requirement to                                 making to include automated
                                                                                                     decontamination operations (CBRN Capabilities       at the sea base (ENS)                        conduct Detailed                               Operational Risk Management
                                                                                                     Gaps 16; 13May04) 4) Capability to hydrate                                                       Troop                                          (ORM) assessment (CBRN
                                                                                                     personnel in a contaminated environment                                                          Decontamination                                Capabilities Gaps 14, 15;
                                                                                                     (CBRN Capabilities Gaps 5; 13May04) ·                                                            (DTD) and MOPP                                 13May04; NTR pg 77)
                                                                                                                                                                                                      exchange (CBRN
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Capabilities Gaps
                                                                                                                                                                                                      18; 13May04)

Security & law enforcement services.                                                                                                                                                                  1) Establish a         Need to maintain        1) Increased training in           1) Utilization of electronic sensing devices more for                     1) Maintain MP
Capability: Provide flightline security at                                                                                                                                                            distinction            special secondary       expeditionary/deployed             security tasks Updated technology for barrier                             MOSs organic to the
FOBs critical to ACE activities. Provide                                                                                                                                                              doctrinally between    MOSs within the         environment for senior             systems/ Force Protection (reactive/advanced                              MAW in suppor tof
criminal investigation, traffic control, and                                                                                                                                                          Law Enforcement        MWSG (Canines,          leadership 2) Involement of MP     armored. 2)The integration of non-lethal weaponry is                      Aviation ops. 2)
enemy prisioner of war handling (MCWP                                                                                                                                                                 and Security. 2)       Physical Security       within training at ABGD school     essential.                                                                Increased structure
3-21.1).                                                                                                                                                                                              Removal of law         Experts, Criminal       (see ABGD ops). 3) Advanced                                                                                  to fulfill the mission
                                                                                                                                                                                                      enforcement with a     Investigation).         training required to operate                                                                                 required by current
                                                                                                                                                                                                      focus on Security.                             electronic sensing devices.                                                                                  AGS doctrine or
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Increased focus on                             4)Additional ROE/continuum of                                                                                restructuring current
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Joint Law                                      forced training 5) Hands-on                                                                                  support concept to
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Enforcement. 3)                                                                                                                                             alleviate Station
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     training with new, non-lethal
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Requires updated                                                                                                                                            support
                                                                                                                                                                                                      doctrine that will                                                                                                                                          requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                      encompass use of                                                                                                                                            (civilianization).
                                                                                                                                                                                                      non-lethal weaponry.

Air Base Ground Defense (ABGD).                Develop an internal ABGD capabiity that allows for    Maintain ability to integrate and execute ABGD                                                   1) Change MCWP3-       Training cadre from     Core Skills include (OAG           Training ammo requirements (OAG Working Group            Provide          develop a MOS skill
Capability: Providing security measures        speedy detailed planning and effective employment     into EMW operations to include seabased ops.                                                     21.1 doctine to        MWSG-37 MPs             Working Group 041221); 1)          041221). ; Crew Serve (573) 5.56mm Link per SAW          emphisis to      designator (7071,
,executing security missions, and              within an Expeditionary Maneuver Warfare (EMW)                                                                                                         include ABGD at        (Permanent) MACG        Threat assessment 2) Interior      gunner (229,200 5.56mm Link per year), 600               maintaining an   ABGD Specialist)
providing reaction forces for air base(s)      environment (OAG Working Group 041221).                                                                                                                Forward Arming         personnel (12 mo        guard/checkpoint procedures 3)     7.62mm Link per M240G gunner (144,000 7.62mm             Internal ABGD    that gives
from which the ACE is operating within         Determine impacts of newly assigned LAAD                                                                                                               and Refueling          rotation), COMCAB       Vehicle/personnel search 4)        Link per year), 510 .50 cal Link per M2 gunner           capability       Commanding
the overall scope of rear area operations      secondary mission of ABGD.                                                                                                                             Points (FARPs),        West Security           Non-lethal control force           (122,400 .50cal Link per year), 145 40mm Link per                         General a means of
(MCWP 3-21.1).                                                                                                                                                                                        Forward Operating      personnel (as           techniques 5) Combat Life          MK19 gunner (34,800 40mm Link per year).                                  rapidly identifying
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bases (FOBs), and      needed) (OAG            Saver 6) Enhanced                                                                                            trained Air Base
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Expeditionary          Working Group           Rifle/Shotgun Training 7) Light                                                                              Ground Defense
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Airfields (EAFs), as   041221). LAAD           Crew Serve Weapons Training                                                                                  (ABGD) Specialists
                                                                                                                                                                                                      well as all 3d MAW     impacts to include      8) ABGD perimeter security                                                                                   allowing
                                                                                                                                                                                                      ground convoys         "C" billets of firing   observation techniques 9)                                                                                    commanders
                                                                                                                                                                                                      (OAG Working           battery/batteries to    Platoon in the Defense                                                                                       visibility over their
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Group 041221). . 2)    the MWSG.               Supplemental Skills (OAG                                                                                     internal ABGD
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Develop TTPs that                              Working Group 041221)                                                                                        capabilities (OAG
                                                                                                                                                                                                      allow for ABGD to                              include; 1) Enhanced                                                                                         Working Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                      be integrated into                             Pistol/Carbine Training 2)                                                                                   041221). .
                                                                                                                                                                                                      EMW operations to                              Medium & Heavy Crew Serve
                                                                                                                                                                                                      include seabased                               Weapons Training 3) Convoy
                                                                                                                                                                                                      ops (OAG Working                               security FARP expedient
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Group 041221).                                 security. Concurrent training
                                                                                                                                                                                                      LAAD impacts.                                  with LAAD.

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