FM 6-0 (ARMY FIELD MANUAL 6-0), MISSION COMMAND: COMMAND AND CONTROL OF ARMY FORCES (11 AUG 2003)
FM 6-0 (ARMY FIELD MANUAL 6-0), MISSION COMMAND: COMMAND AND CONTROL OF ARMY FORCES (11 AUG 2003)., FM 6-0 provides doctrine on C2 for tactical Army echelons (corps and below). FM
6-0 establishes mission command as the C2 concept for the Army. It focuses on
the premise that commanders exercise C2 over forces to accomplish missions. It
emphasizes fundamentals and concepts rather than specific equipment or sys-
tems, although it discusses the role of equipment and systems in supporting C2.
It includes insights from Force XXI initiatives and digitization. Supporting and
extending leadership doctrine found in FM 22-100, it defines control within com-
mand and control, and covers decisionmaking during execution. FM 6-0 provides
doctrine for information management, a contributor to information superiority.
(See FM 3-13.) While intelligence is an information product essential in C2, the
doctrine addressing information and information management is not intended to
change or replace intelligence doctrine in the FM 2 (formerly FM 34) series of