AR 350–2

Opposing Force (OPFOR) Program

This revision dated 9 April 2004–

o Defines the opposing force concept within the framework of an operational environment (para 1-5).

o Describes the various uses of opposing forces in Army and other activity training (para 1-5).

o Assigns responsibilities to Department of the Army agencies to support the Opposing Force Program (paras 1-6 thru 1-22).

o Explains the role of foreign materiel in the Opposing Force Program (paras 1-9 and 1-17).

o Sets forth policy and procedures for the Opposing Force Program training material development, sustainment, and validation of opposing force portrayal (paras 2-1, 2-4, and 2-5).

o Establishes Training and Doctrine Command Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence as the responsible official for the Opposing Force Program (paras 2-4 and 2-9).

o Outlines capabilities and training emphasis of dedicated Army opposing forces (para 2-2).

o Adds management control provisions (app B).

o Adds scenario design guidelines (app C).


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