What is an Army running estimate?
A running estimate is the continuous assessment of the current situation used to determine if the current operation is proceeding according to the commander’s intent and if future operations are supportable.
Do Army engineers fight?
Soldiers who purposely engage the enemy in combat, those who close with the enemy to kill or capture him by fire and maneuver, get shot at, and return fire, try to overcome fear, try to accomplish an objective and keep people from getting killed, are first the infantry.
What do you call an Army engineer?
Royal Engineer soldiers are called Sappers! We are unique, motivated and intelligent. We are multi-skilled soldiers, combat engineers and tradesmen. We provide essential support to all areas of Defence in peacetime and on operations.
What is an engineer estimate in the military?
ENGINEER ESTIMATE. The engineer estimate is an extension of the military decision-making process (see FMs 5-100, 5-71-3, 71-2, and 90-7). It is a logical thought process conducted by the engineer concurrently with the supported maneuver force’s tactical planning process.
What is a running estimate in the military?
Use the running estimate procedure—consisting of significant facts, events, and conclusions based on analysis—as the staff element’s means of assessing within their functional field. Running estimates consider both quantifiable and intangible aspects of military operations.
What is the engineer staff officer’s running estimate?
The engineer staff officer uses the running estimate as a logical thought process and as an extension of the MDMP. It is conducted by the engineer staff officer concurrently with the planning process of the supported force commander and is continually refined.
What is an engineer running estimate 5-42?
ENGINEER RUNNING ESTIMATE 5-42. Before receipt of a mission, the engineer running estimate consists of a comprehensive analysis of the OE and engineer capabilities assessm ent. Upon receipt of a mission, the running estimate parallels the MDMP and becomes focused on relevant information to assist the commander’s decision making.