1B-3. Planning for Strategic Movement Control, Continued
Input to planning,
The JOPES is the DOD-directed, JCS-specified system for planning and
executing global and regional joint military operations. JOPES consists of a
myriad of planning systems including:
Personnel procedures, directives, and communication systems.
Electronic data processing systems to directly support deliberate and time-
Figure 1-2 shows the JOPES transportation planning process that matches forces
and supplies to transportation assets for establishing and refining OPLANs or
OPORD time-phased force and deployment data (TPFDD). When deployment of
forces is imminent, TPFDD is translated into a time-phased force deployment list
(TPFDL). The TPFDL is a list identifying the types and/or actual units required
to support the OPLAN. It indicates origin and ports of debarkation or ocean area.
The TPFDL is used to deploy the force.
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