The purpose of ATP 3-07.5 is to provide leaders and Soldiers with the necessary knowledge regarding stability tasks. This ATP provides the conceptual framework for Army units to perform stability tasks across the range of military operations. It addresses stability tasks at operational and tactical levels.
The principal audience for ATP 3-07.5 is all members of the profession of arms. Commanders and staffs at operational and tactical levels refer to applicable joint or multinational doctrine concerning the range of military operations and joint or multinational forces. Trainers and educators throughout the Army also use this manual.
Commanders, staffs, and subordinates ensure their decisions and actions comply with applicable U.S., international, and, in some cases, host-nation laws and regulations. Commanders at all levels ensure their Soldiers operate in accordance with the law of war and the rules of engagement. (See FM 27-10.)
ATP 3-07.5 implements the standardization agreement entitled Allied Joint Publication-3.4.
ATP 3-07.5 uses joint terms where applicable. Most terms with joint or Army definitions are in both the glossary and the text. For definitions in the text, the term is italicized and the number of the proponent publication follows the definition. ATP 3-07.5 is not the proponent for any defined terms.
ATP 3-07.5 applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard (USAR) /Army National Guard of the United States (ARNGUS), and United States Army Reserve (USAR) unless otherwise stated.
The proponent of ATP 3-07.5 is the United States Army Combined Arms Center. The preparing agency is the United States Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute, United States Army War College.