Targeting Professional

Targeting is the process of analyzing target systems and then selecting and prioritizing targets, matching an appropriate response to them, and considering operational requirements and capabilities.  This course develops an understanding of concepts, processes, principles, and aspects of targeting and related roles and responsibilities.  It covers key targeting frameworks including D3A (Decide, Detect, Deliver, and Assess), F3EAD (Find, Fix, Finish, Exploit, Analyze, and Disseminate), and EBO (Effects Based Operations) to guide thought processes on design, planning, execution and assessment to address Desired End State and Commander’s Objectives.  The course follows the Targeting Cycle including weaponeering, collateral damage, and battle damage assessment. Targeting Professional contains embedded practicums and concludes with a Targeting Strategy Capstone exercise.