Definition[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

An operational environment is

[a] composite of the conditions, circumstances, and influences that affect the employment of capabilities and bear on the decisions of the commander.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment (Joint Pub. 2-01.3) (June 16, 2009), at GL-8 (full-text).

See also[edit | edit source]

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