ASCOPE

AcronymDefinition
ASCOPEASEAN Council on Petroleum
ASCOPEArea Structures Capabilities Organizations People and Events (characteristics of civil considerations during a military campaign)
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Based on experiences in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Army engineer community recently developed a planning construct for sewer, water, electricity, academics, and trash (SWEAT) systems, which adds fidelity to some of the components of ASCOPE.
Combining USAID's Tactical Conflict Assessment and Planning Framework (TCAPF) and incorporating military planning tools such as ASCOPE and PMESII, the DSF provides a framework to help civilian and military personnel understand complex operating environments.
Therefore, to analyze correlations of data found in ASCOPE or PMESII-PT categories needs to be clarified in order to generate sociocultural understanding.
Using the MDMP process as the tool and ASCOPE as a specific framework to analyze the area of operation during mission planning can have a very positive impact on a unit's operational success.
People in the ASCOPE mnemonic refers to "all the civilians one can expect to encounter in and outside of the AO" (GTA 41-01-001;5).
Cadets are introduced to cultural influences, PMESII-PT (political, military, economic, social, information, infrastructure, physical environment, time) and ASCOPE (areas, structures, capabilities, organizations, people), and events) expand these frameworks during interactive instruction prior to a practical exercise (PE).
All of us must learn the ASCOPE (Area, Structures, Capabilities, Organizations, People and Events) methodology to refine our awareness of the operational environment.
Honor and self-worth can derive from one's reputation to protect economic and security interests (discussed above), as well as one's role within the ASCOPE categories, relative to competitors.
As a general rule, I personally analyze weather and terrain (using OAKOC), and then apply ASCOPE to every aspect of PMESII (the -PT is covered elsewhere) depending upon the mission.
These are summarized through the acronym ASCOPE (areas, structures, capabilities, organizations, people and events (civil considerations)).
Two of the most commonly used methodologies are PMESII-PT (political, military, economic, social, information, infrastructure, physical environment, and time) and ASCOPE (area, structures, capabilities, organizations, people, and events).
Two such frameworks are ASCOPE (areas, structures, capabilities, organizations, people, and events) and PMESII-PT (political, military, economic, social, information, infrastructure, physical environment, time).