TECHNIQUES FOR VISUAL INFORMATION OPERATIONS
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This publication supersedes ATP 6-02.40, dated 27 October 2014.
Headquarters, Department of the Army
Army Techniques Publication (ATP) 6-02.40, Techniques for Visual Information Operations, is the primary doctrine publication for visual information operations to support the Army’s mission. ATP 6-02.40 provides techniques associated with the components of visual information operations and establishes non-prescriptive ways or methods combat camera Soldiers perform missions, functions, and tasks associated with visual information. This publication supersedes ATP 6-02.40, dated 27 October 2014.
The principal audience for ATP 6-02.40 is combat camera Soldiers, commanders, staff, supervisors, planners, and other personnel involved in providing combat camera and visual information support to strategic, operational, and tactical mission objectives. Commanders, staffs, and subordinates ensure their decisions and actions comply with applicable United States, international, and, in some cases, host-nation laws and regulations.
Commanders at all levels ensure that their Service members operate in accordance with the law of war and the rules of engagement. (See FM 27-10.)
ATP 6-02.40 uses joint terms where applicable. Selected joint and Army terms and definitions appear in both the glossary and in the text. Terms for which ATP 6-02.40 is the proponent publication are italicized in the text and are marked with an asterisk (*) in the glossary. For other definitions in the text, the term is italicized, and the number of the proponent publication follows the definition. This publication is not the proponent for any Army terms.
ATP 6-02.40 applies to the Active Army, Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and United States Army Reserve unless otherwise stated.
The proponent for this publication is the United States Army Cyber Center of Excellence. The preparing agency is the Doctrine Division, United States Army Cyber Center of Excellence. Send comments and recommendations on a DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) to Commander, United States Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon, ATTN: ATZH-ID (ATP 6- 02.40), 506 Chamberlain Avenue, Fort Gordon, GA 30905-5735; by email to email@example.com.