- Execute Operations
Execution is putting a plan into action by applying military forces to accomplish the mission and adjusting the plan based on changing circumstances. During execution, commanders, staffs, and subordinate commanders focus their efforts on translating decisions into actions. Friction and uncertainty, especially enemy actions, dynamically affect plans. During execution commanders integrate and synchronize assigned forces and combat power. To facilitate this integration and synchronization, commanders designate targeting priorities, effects, and timing within their areas of operations.