The OODA Loop: A simple concept for modern combat strategy by Scott Vomberg of Spartan Cops

The OODA loop is a decision making model developed by US Air Force Colonel John Boyd.  It is also known as the OODA cycle or Boyd’s loop.  It is a concept that has been strategically applied at individual as well as group levels.  Understanding the OODA loop allows officers to prepare general tactics for commonly encountered situations as well as specific tactics when detailed circumstances are known ahead of time.

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