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What does OODA stand for?

OODA stands for Observe, Orient, Decide, Act


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Numerous illustrations drive home important concepts of warfare, especially the systematic description of the three domains of conflict--cognitive, information, and physical--derived from the observe, orient, decide, act loop discussed in previous Command and Control Research Program publications.
Mets makes a somewhat scathing indictment of the observe, orient, decide, act (OODA) loop in strategic thinking, stating that we turned inside that loop in 1975 during the Mayaguez incident with disastrous results (in fact, our enemies then seemed to have gotten inside our OODA loop and understood that our demands were deadly serious).