Small Wars Journal

Russian operational art

Russian Operational Art, New Type Warfare, and Reflexive Control SWJED Tue, 09/04/2018 - 9:29am
Operational art provides the bridge between tactical actions and strategic objectives. It involves a systematic and deliberate campaign planning process for major operations in a theater of war. Since the beginning of the industrial age and the advent of large conscript armies, there has been a need to link tactical actions to strategic objectives. Russian operational art began in the 1920’s and has evolved to today’s New Type Warfare and the concept of Reflexive Control.
The Evolution of Russian Operational Art SWJED Sat, 02/24/2018 - 2:08pm

Operational art and deep-operations theory in Russia traces its theoretical beginning to Napoleon’s six-month campaign in 1812.