Posted: 04/27/2014

Conduct surveillance and control of border areasConduct ground patrols to establish or maintain control of designated border areas.Conduct mine countermeasures in littorals / open waterConduct operations in littorals or open water to permit military and civilian vessels to use the seas and enter or leave ports for the furtherance of military efforts or for the support of the population without unacceptable damage or losses from mines.Conduct patrols of shipping lanesConduct operations to surveil shipping lanes and to detect and hamper movements of the opposing force.Establish maritime presence in designated areasConduct operations in designated maritime areas of the JOA to show military resolve and Allied maritime capabilities, and to reassure friendly parties as appropriate.Conduct local patrols of critical offshore infrastructureConduct operations to surveil the local area in the vicinity of critical offshore infrastructure, and to detect and hamper movements of the opposing force.Provide perimeter securityProvide security around designated sites, preventing unauthorised access and warning of attack.Provide harbour protectionProvide protection for units, facilities and infrastructure used in support of a NATO operation and located in port areas.Conduct electromagnetic spectrum denial operations to counter remote controlled IEDConduct electromagnetic spectrum denial operations to counter remote controlled IED.Conduct explosive ordnance disposal operationsConduct conventional munition disposal, improvised explosive device disposal and battle area clearance operations.Remove or overcome obstacles and improve routesProvide combat engineering support, including bridging, to remove or overcome obstacles and to ensure that designated routes are traversable by combat forces.Conduct route assessmentEnsure that designated routes for the movement of land forces and civilian transport are clear of threats.Develop basing for land forcesImprove or expand the resources and facilities of an area or location used to support land force operations.Develop basing for air forcesDevelop or augment bases within the JOA to support deployed air forces, to serve as either an intermediate base for reception, staging, onward movement and integration of forces or as a base of operations for tactical operations.Develop basing for maritime forcesDevelop or augment bases within the JOA to support deployed maritime forces, to serve as either an intermediate base for reception, staging, onward movement and integration of forces or as a base of operations for tactical operations.Conduct assessment of humanitarian needsConduct an assessment, using relevant and available NATO/national expertise and in cooperation with appropriate host nation and international community agencies, to identify the type and extent of existing and possible future critical humanitarian needs and NATO's potential contribution to addressing them.Support provision of food security, nutrition and food aidAssist appropriate organisations and/or host government in provision of food, nutrition and food aid, including by providing support to transportation and distribution network.Support provision of shelter, settlement and non-food itemsAssist, with relevant and available NATO/national expertise, personnel and equipment, the host government and appropriate non-NATO actors provide critical shelter, settlement and non-food items to IDPs, DPREs and civilians in affected areas, including by providing support to transportation and distribution network.Provide JISR to support air situational awareness and provision of intelligence on the air environmentProvide timely information and intelligence to support air situational awareness and provision of intelligence on the air environment.Provide above water JISR in the JOAProvide timely information and intelligence of the above water battlespace in the JOA.Provide JISR of coastal areasProvide timely information and intelligence of coastal areas.Provide JISR of sub-surface sea space in the JOAProvide timely information and intelligence of sub-surface space in the JOA.Provide in-theatre medical evacuationProvide medical evacuation and movement of casualties from point of wounding to the relevant medical treatment facilities within agreed medical timelines.Provide medical treatment support for deployed forcesProvision of medical support (Role 1, 2 and 3) to deployed forces, including those based on land and at sea. This includes: the maintenance of health and prevention of disease; the holding, treatment and evacuation of patients; and the resupply of blood and medical materiel.Provide strategic medical evacuationProvide means of medical evacuation of casualties from JOA to home country.Conduct in-theatre storage, distribution and control of suppliesIn-theatre movement and distribution of sustainment stocks via land, inland surface transport or airlift as appropriate.Conduct joint recovery, maintenance and repair operationsMaintain and restore relevant elements to a serviceable condition. This includes the recovery of inoperable elements such that they can be repaired and prepared for further operation. Where appropriate, this function also includes the need to dispose of materiel in a manner that does not result in unwanted effects.Establish multinational support chainDescription requires input from a suitable logistician. Note the present task has replaced 'Provision of supplies and logistics services' which was derived directly from AJP-4.Uderstand and Efficiently Engage with the Human EnvironmentEstablish efficient relationship with the different segments of the human environment in operational theatre (population, local actors, host nations forces and institutions, cultures and subcultures)Aquire accurate understanding of the human environment characteristics needed to make efficient operational decisions and manage their non kinetic effects.