- 1. IP over Ethernet. cf IPoA.
- 2. Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment.
Formerly known as Intelligence Preparation of the
Battlespace (IPB) is a systematic, four-step, analytical methodology employed
to reduce uncertainties concerning the adversary and to exploit or minimize
the undesirable effects of the operational environment. IPOE is a
continuous process which enables the commander and his staff to visualize
the full spectrum of adversary capabilities, potential Centers of Gravity
(COG), and possible Courses of Action (COA).
Contributed by Brian S. Parker.