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5 Matching questions

  1. Path Dependence
  2. Engine Start: Duty Cycle Limits
  3. Fallacy (Gerras, Red Team Guide)
  4. How Militaries Fail (Cohen/Gooch)
  5. Commander's Appreciation and Campaign Design (CACD)
  1. a A [logic] fallacy is an argument that uses poor reasoning. Fallacies are common errors in reasoning that will undermine the logic of your argument. Fallacies can be either illegitimate arguments or irrelevant points, and are often identified because they lack evidence that supports their claim. Avoid these common fallacies in your own arguments and watch for them in the arguments of others.
  2. b Fail to:
    1. Learn from the past
    2. Adapt to the present
    3. Anticipate the future
    There is also the aggregate failure, which combines two or more of the above and create the conditions for catastrophic failure.
  3. c "A cognitive model intended for use by commanders charged with designing, planning, and executing military campaigns."

    "A method for commanders to develop a shared understanding of complex operational problems within their commands (commander's appreciation) and design a broad approach for problem resolution that links tactical actions to strategic aims (campaign design). It responds to the need for greater strategic thinking at all echelons when facing complex operational problems."

    Because "conflicts are inherently more complex than traditional state-based warfare, they demand a different way of thinking."

    "CACD describes a process to create a systemic and shared understanding of a complex operational problem and to design a broad approach for its resolution. The resulting campaign design must guide the production of operational plans and orders that will, in turn, guide tactical execution."
  4. d 2 consecutive starts followed by 15 min cooling before a third attempt. 10 min cooling btwn subsequent attempts. Max of 5 start attempts in one hr followed by a one hr cooling period.
  5. e System development from time t to t+1 is not wholly random and can only fall within limits created by the prior state of the system.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An annual inspection. Also, if carrying passengers for hire, it must have a 100 hour inspection.
  2. A
    Ambush, Counterattack,
    Demonstration, Spoiling
    Attack, Feint, and Raid
  4. -interpretive history (second and third hand information)
    -460-455 to 404-400 BC (Greek historian and Admiral-General)
    -431-404 BC (Second Peloponnesian War)
    -Melian dialogue--basis for the theory of political realism (i.e. Cold War)
    -Delian League--naval alliance of Greek city-states led by Athens and aimed to deter further Persian offensive operations.
    -Military innovation and adaptation
    -Causes of War
    -Problems of Democracy (capital D Democracy, direct, one level above "mob rule"), especially strategic continuity
    -Highlights problems with civil-military relations
    -Asymmetric Warfare
    -Effects of war on society
  5. 14,000'

5 True/False questions

  1. 13. If FIREX AGENT DISCHARGE 1 POWER CB on the __________ is open, the ___________will be inoperative.
    A. overhead panel, APU Fire Agent DISCH switch
    B. right EPC, APU warning system
    C. left EPC, the APU warning system
    D. overhead panel, the APU fire and overspeed CAWS aural warning


  2. 156. Tankers and receivers will begin monitoring designated radio frequencies no less than ____ minutes prior to the ARCT
    A. 15
    B. 20
    C. 30
    D. 25


  3. Destroy:Defeat Mechanisms (JP 5-0)To identify the most effective way to eliminate enemy capabilities; it may be attained by sequentially applying combat power over time or with a
    single, decisive attack.


  4. Ends (JP 5-0) OPARTWhat is the military end state that must be achieved, how is it related to the
    strategic end state, and what objectives must be achieved to enable that end state? (


  5. Thinking, Convergent (SAMS Design Guide)Qualitative and systemic change to a situation. See also transformative thinking.