naval tactical data system


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naval tactical data system

A complex of data inputs, user consoles, converters, adapters, and radio terminals interconnected with high-speed, general-purpose computers and its stored programs. Combat data is collected, processed, and composed into a picture of the overall tactical situation that enables the force commander to make rapid, accurate evaluations and decisions.
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Noun1.naval tactical data system - a shipboard system for collecting and displaying tactical data
shipboard system - a system designed to work as a coherent entity on board a naval ship
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