Topographic Operations

 

Publication Title:                   Topographic Operations
Publication/revision date:    03 AUG 2000
Field Manual:                        FM 3-34.230
   Supersedes:                      FM 5-105  30 SEP 1993
Distribution Restriction:       Approved for public release, distribution unlimited (public domain manuals)

CONTENTS
PREFACE

INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1 - The Army's Operational Concept for Battle Command

Overview

Army XXI

Army After Next

Battlefield Operating Systems

Future Operational Capabilities

Modeling and Simulations/Mission Planning and Rehearsal Systems

Battlefield Visualization

Terrain Visualization

Army Operations

Offense

Defense

Stability

Support

Chapter 2 - Organizations and Force Structure

Unified Commands

Joint Task Force

Army Forces

National Imagery and Mapping Agency

Defense Logistics Agency

Corps of Engineers

Topographic-Engineering Center

TEC's Commercial Imagery Library

Key capabilities

US Army Space And Missile Command

Army Service Level

TRADOC Program Integration Office—Terrain Data

Maneuver-Support Battle Laboratory

Program Executive Office—Command, Control and Communications Systems

Project Director, Combat Terrain Information System

US Army Engineer School

Defense Mapping School

Quartermaster

Communications Systems

Intelligence Units

Engineers

Chapter 3 - Topographic Support

Topographic Support Personnel

Topographic Operations and Functions

METT-TC factors

Command and Control

Intelligence

Maneuver, Mobility, and Survivability

Fire Support

Air Defense

Logistics

Strategic Topographic Support

Theater Topographic Support

Database Management

Terrain Analysis

Digital Cartography

Low-Volume Product Reproduction

Topographic Survey

Reproduction

Special-Products Storage, Distribution, and Dissemination

Corps Topographic Support

Division Topographic Support

Database Management

Topographic Database Development (Predeployment)

Terrain Analysis

Topographic survey

Topographic Production

Chapter 4 - Battlefield Digitization

Overview

Global Command and Control System

Army Battle Command System

Global Command and Control System-Army

Maneuver Control System

All-Source Analysis System

Combat-Service-Support Control System

Forward-Area Air-Defense System for Command and Control

Advanced Field-Artillery Tactical Data System

Force XXI Battle Command—Brigade and Below

Army Airspace Command and Control

Digital Topographic Support System

Integrated Meteorological System

Integrated Systems Control

Tactical Internet

Combat Terrain Information Systems

Topographic Survey

Global Positioning System—Survey

Automated Integrated Survey Instrument

Appendix A - Metric Conversion Chart

Appendix B - Standard and Nonstandard Topographic Products

Overview

Standard Topographic Products and Services

Nonstandard Topographic Products

Mobility

Terrain Elevation

Special-Purpose Product Builder

Intervisibility

Tactical Dam Analysis

Integrated Meteorological System

Environmental and Climatology

Terrain-Evaluation Tools

Digital Data Viewer

Line of Site

Terrain Category

Perspective View

Oblique View

Flythrough

Panorama

GPS Waypoints and Tracks

Distance Measurements

Coordinate Conversion

Elevation Merge

Elevation or Slope Merge with Maps or Imagery

Summary

Appendix C - Future Operational Capabilities

Information-Management Environment

Information-Requirements Management

Information-Collection Management

Information-Production Management

Information-Delivery Management

Work-Group Management

Cross-Cueing Management

WIN/DISN Communications Management

IGI C&P Environment

Airborne C&P

Airborne Mission Management and Planning

Theater Downlinked-Imagery Processing

Commercial C&P

Service-Provider Resource Management

Geodetic and Topographic Survey

Assisted/Automated Target Recognition, Assisted/Automated Feature Extraction, and Automated Change Detection

IGI Exploitation Environment

ATR, AFE, and ACD

Data Preparation

Data Analysis

Information Generation

Exploitation Support

A&D Environment

Storage Services

Discovery Services

Dissemination and Retrieval Services

Access Services

Media-Generation Services

Communications-Infrastructure Environment

Appendix D - Database Management

Digital Terrain Data

Foundation Data

MSDS (Data Generation)

Enriched Data

Appendix E - Annexes

Appendix F - Legacy Systems

Cartographic-Revision Subsystem

Image-Based Products Subsystem

Storage and Distribution Subsystem

Reproduction Subsystem

C 2 Subsystem

Military Geographic Information Subsystem

Downsized Direct-Support System

Digital Topographic Support System—Low-Rate Initial Production

Survey Subsystem

Glossary

Bibliography

Authorization
 

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