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UK Defence Doctrine (JDP 0-01)

Joint Doctrine Publication 0-01 outlines the broad philosophy and principles underpinning how Defence is employed.

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Joint Doctrine Publication (JDP) 0-01, UK Defence Doctrine (UKDD) (Fifth Edition) outlines the broad philosophy and principles underpinning how Defence is employed. UKDD is the basis from which all other subordinate national doctrine is derived.

Who should read this publication

This publication should be essential reading for all members of the Armed Forces, both in Regular and Reserve service. It is also recommended reading for all Ministry of Defence Civil Service personnel. Initial training should introduce the doctrine and all stages of subsequent training and education should revisit it to extend our understanding and competence.

JDP 0-01 is of particular relevance to officers of mid-seniority and above in command and staff appointments.

Published 1 November 2011
Last updated 19 December 2014 + show all updates
  1. Added 5th edition of report and updated Detail text.

  2. First published.