THEORY - Maneuver Concepts
02.16.00 APPLYING STRANGE’S COG ANALYSIS TO THE ENTERPRISE.

Placing the Strange CG analysis in context of attacking and dislodging a larger enterprise constrains the analysis to a single adversary. Further it is assumed for this example that both adversaries are intimately familiar with the markets they serve and the customers they sell to. Remember, the reason for attacking the larger competitor is because they provide a ready source of immediate customers for your existing offering. The CG analysis then is conducted by defining the adversary’s potential Centers of Gravity, the Critical Capabilities enabling the various centers, and finally the Critical Requirements supporting the CC’s