Strategy vs Grand Strategy vs Tactics

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Strategy vs Grand Strategy vs Tactics

Post by Ryan » Sat Jul 02, 2016 2:09 am

Any good definitions?
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Re: Strategy vs Grand Strategy vs Tactics

Post by bria » Tue Nov 15, 2016 10:24 pm

After some (big) delay,
I would defines theses terms simply
Strategy : battle-level decision. Mainly military decision. Time of decision/action medium to long.
Grand Strategy : Battlefield / War - level decision. All resources (diplomatic, politics, economics, ...) are taken into account. Time of decision : long.
Tactics : Unit-level decision. Time of decision/action immediate to quick.

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Re: Strategy vs Grand Strategy vs Tactics

Post by Breacher01 » Sun May 07, 2017 8:23 pm

Grand Strategy- is the plan or intention of the person/entity who has the highest rank concerning any event, and is a global idea how to accomplish a goal. Hopefully this is all thought out before execution, but can also made far a scenario which may or may not happen.

Strategy- is the plan you make with your entire outfit, large, small or individual to accomplish that plan before execution.

Tactics- is the more detailed plan for often smaller contingents. You trained them and know them, but they can become dictated by unforeseen events. They should be possible to be changed after execution and by the highest ranking individual present.

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