air sovereignty mission

air sovereignty mission

The integrated tasks of surveillance and control, the execution of which enforces a nation's authority over its territorial airspace. See also air sovereignty.
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In addition, General Dynamics will serve as the single system manager for communications systems supporting the North American Aerospace Defense Command's air sovereignty mission by developing, integrating and maintaining mission systems at the control centers and more than 150 remote site locations.
1997, the Guard has staffed 1st Air Force command and control facilities and executed all phases of the air sovereignty mission.
Air National Guard units with air sovereignty missions, like the 113lh Wing, will need to see that trickle down in the next four to five years, and perhaps even earlier for some units, depending on the status of their aircraft, he said.