o Receives intelligence preparation of the battle (IPB) products from the G2. Applies that to the
intelligence preparation for rear operations.
o Receives and distributes air defense alert status from the ADA brigade.
o Reviews base defense plans. Develops operational plans for tactical combat forces or other
forces employed in support of rear operations.
o Receives requests from LEs. Directs assets under control of the RAOC or requests assistance
from the G3.
o Coordinates with the G3 and SPO/SOTI on critical bases, passing units, and moving of units.
The RAOC/RTOC will coordinate all command support through the SPO/SITU.
o Coordinates Air Force support through the Air Force liaison officer at the RAOC/RTOC.
o Coordinates the positioning of critical supplies in the rear. Makes recommendations for critical
bases as determined by the logistics on hand at each echelon.
o Coordinates with the SPO/SOTI on all movement of bases or units into the RAOC/RTOC's area.
o Initiates the request for a TCF to be employed in the rear. Provides guidance as to tactical
boundaries, units under the operational control of the TCF, and mission requirements.
o Monitors and supervises rear operations communication data distribution and tactical computer
systems. Coordinates required support for the system.
o Coordinates automation requirements for the RAOC/RTOC.
o Coordinates training of base defense units with the proper unit or staff.
o Keeps the G3 informed.
o Maintains rear operations pattern analysis files; conducts pattern analysis; requests additional
combat electronic warfare and intelligence (CEWI) assets; and adjusts the collection plan to
support the pattern of analysis.
The fire support section (FSE) performs the following:
o Coordinates rear operation plans with units and staffs. This includes planned maneuver and fire
o Ensures base/base cluster preplanned fires are appropriate. Ensures the rear operation plans
have adequate fire support.
o Is responsible for the fire support plan for rear operations.
o Recommends to the ROC the placing of artillery DS/GS for rear operations.
o Coordinates fires with the RAOC/RTOC Air Force LNO.
o The artillery officer assigned to the operations section of each RAOC is the artillery liaison
officer. In the absence of a FSE (DIV, TAACOM), the artillery LNO will coordinate fires with the
proper agency (assigned TCF, DIVARTY in division, HNS in TAACOM).
The rear operation plans section performs the following:
o Reviews and coordinates base defense plans.
o Assists in planning and coordinating for TCF.