Forces Matrix

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Forces Matrix

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SERVICE CAPABILITY MATRIX
PHASE II
RELIEF
SERVICE | ASSET | PROVIDES | STREGNTHS / WEAKNESSES | OBJECTIVES |
ARMY | CIVIL AFFAIRS | ESTABLISHES PUBLIC REALATIONS WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND CIVILIAN POPULACE USING VARRYING MEDIA AND INTERPRITERS | STREGNTH: develops relationship with locals to ensure that they are comfortable with HA personnel. Keep resources available in Haiti to prevent mass population migrationLIMITATION: limited CA personnel and equipment will not ensure rapid relations in the outlaying areas of Port-Au-Prince | TBD |
| MILITARY POLICE | SECURITY FOR RELIEF PERSONNEL AND AID RESOURSES | S: provide crowd control and security for humanitarian service workersL: limited recourses available for deployments due to current world-wide commitments. | TBD |
| AVIATION BRIGADE | MEDIUM LIFT, SAR, AND MEDIVAC SUPPORT | S: provide rapid transportation of personnel and disaster relief to outlying areas | TBD |
SERVICE | ASSET | PROVIDES | STREGNTHS / LIMITATIONS | OBJECTIVE |
ARMY | | | L: each aircraft only has 7 hours a day of operational blade time available to the ground commanders | |
| MEDICAL BRIGADE | EMS PERSONNEL, DOCTOR, AND VET SERVICES | S: able to triage, perform surgeries, inspect food and immunize local populaceL: limited number of personnel available for this operation. Available personnel will need to be augmented in short order due to OPTEMPO | TBD |
| SIGNAL BRIGADE | BCCCS-3, VSAT, VOICE AND DATA COMMUNICATION, VEHICLES AND GENERATORS | S: allows forces to communicate to establish C & C.L: equipment requires large logistical footprint to maintain and operate. | TBD |
| ENGINEERING BATTALION | HEAVY CONTRUCTIONS EQUIPMENT AND OPERATORS | S: able to clear roadways, damaged structures, and repair infrastructure damagesL: large logistical footprint to operate and maintain equipment. Security forces are required while conducting operations | TBD |
| AIRBORNE INFANTRY BRIGADE | DISASTER RELIEF ASSISTANCE | S: can assist Military and local police with security | |
SERVICE | ASSET | PROVIDES | STREGTHS / LIMITATIONS | OBJECTIVES |
| | | operations and aiding outlying areasL: Unit has no vehicles to transport Soldiers and equipment | TBD |
| QUARTERMASTER GROUP | BULK FUEL AND WATER DISTRIBUTION | S: operate F.A.R.P.??™s and fuel distribution points throughout the island. Can setup multiple purified water bottling plants.L: limit personnel to run water bottling plants | TBD |
NAVY | CARRIER STRIKE GROUP | LOGISTICS, AVIATION, AND TRANSPORTATION | STREGNTHS: able to resupply all facets of relief operations throughout the island.LIMITATION: limited capability for ground support. | TBD |
| AMPHIBIOUS READY GROUP/EXPEDITIONARY STRIKE GROUP | ASSUALT SHIPS WITH AVIATION ASSETS | S: can resupply and transport sea-b operation throughout the islandL: ground support is limited | TBD |
| SURFACE STRIKE FORCE | SECURITY WARSHIPS | S: provide security and offensive operations.L: cannot offer ground support | TBD |
SERVICE | ASSET | PROVIDES | STREGNTHS / LIMITATIONS | OBJECTIVES |
NAVY | PATROL SQUADRON | P-3 AIRCRAFTS | S: can transport people in need of in-depth medical treatment to state side facilitiesL: acft not readily available. Must be dispatched from outside NAS??™s. | TBD |
| MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND | FLEET AUXILERY FORCE | S: provides full service hospital ships, potable water production and distribution, and logistical (supply) support to all forcesL: limited ground support | TBD |
AIR FORCE | AIR AND GROUND SUPPORT TO MISSION | VARIOUS FIXED WING AND ROTOR WING ASSETS INCLUDE GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL (FOR ACFT) | S: provides transportation and logistical support to mission participantsL: limited ground support to mission participants | TBD |
| | RAPID MOBILITY AND AERO-MEDICAL EVACUATION | S: rapid delivery of equipment, supplies, and MEDIVAC personnelL: requires a fully functioning airfield | TBD |
| | PERSONNEL RECOVERY | S: can provide rapid search and rescue services | |
SERVICE | ASSET | PROVIDES | STRENGTHS / LIMITATIONS | OBJECTIVES |
AIR FORCE | | | L: limited medical support and small support coverage area | |
| | SECURITY FORCES | S: airfield physical security functionsL: personnel cannot be multi-sourced | |
| | CONTRACTING SUPPORT | S: liaison to civil and international companies who provide goods and services to the relief effort personnelL: funding and authorization is required to successfully execute the contract | |
MARINES | MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE | VARYING GROUND, AIR, LOGISTICS AND COMMAND AND CONTROL CAPABILITIES | S: large modular force that can be multi tasked to maintain relief efforts established in phase 1.L: cannot operate away from Navy vessel for more than 30 days | |
| MEB | SECURITY OPERATIONS AND CIVIC ACTIONS OPERATIONS | S: smaller sized version of MEFL: requires large Naval support chain | |
| MEU | SECURITY OPERATIONS AND CIVIC ACTIONS OPERATIONS | S: smaller sized version of MEFL: requires large Naval support chain | |
SERVICE | ASSET | PROVIDES | STREGTHS / LIMITATIONS | OBJECTIVES |
SPECIAL OPERATIONS | MISO | PUT OUT MESSAGES OVER PA SYSTEMS, CROWD CONTROL AND PRODUCE LEAFLETS | S: interpreters put out information to the local populaceL: low density MOS | |
| CIVIL AFFAIRS | WORK WITH LOCAL POLITICIANS AND CIVILIANS TO ESTABLISH LIFE SUPPORT AND SERVICES | S: liaison to local authoritiesL: low density MOS | |
SPACE | GPS | ASSISTS WITH NAVIGATION TIMING AND C2 COORDINATION | S: always availableL: N/A | |

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