Marine air command and control system


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Related to Marine air command and control system: CAC2S

Marine air command and control system

A system that provides the aviation combat element commander with the means to command, coordinate, and control all air operations within an assigned sector and to coordinate air operations with other Services. It is composed of command and control agencies with communications-electronics equipment that incorporates a capability from manual through semiautomatic control. Also called MACCS. See also direct air support center; tactical air operations center.
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integration of the Air Force Theater Air Control System (TACS) and the Marine Corps Marine Air Command and Control System (MACCS) to create a truly integrated, joint theater-wide air command and control system
This includes Tactical Air (TacAir) Integration, legacy-to-modern aircraft transition, Marine Air Command and Control System modernization, and new basing requirements.
The CAC2S is a software intensive program that will create a new baseline to support the command and control function of the Marine Air Command and control system.
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