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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.
Colonel John Boyd described the Observe, Orient, Decide, Act (OODA) Loop, a concept of decisionmaking, that when utilized, allows one to act before the enemy, and thus positively affect the outcome of an engagement.
In that case, Serbian air defense forces were certainly operating inside our observe, orient, decide, act loop.
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).