operational command


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operational command

The authority granted to a commander to assign missions or tasks to subordinate commanders, to deploy units, to reassign forces, and to retain or delegate operational and/or tactical control as may be deemed necessary. It does not of itself include responsibility for administration or logistics. May also be used to denote the forces assigned to a commander. See also command.
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According to documents submitted as part of the planning application, the "proposed operational command centre is a key project for Merseyside Police".
Summary: Around 8,000 British troops in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, will be placed under the operational command of the United States.
Team West Mids has been amassed by Road Policing Officer PC Chris Brock, based at the Stechford Operational Command Unit, and will take part in the charity's Outdoors Show 100 bike ride on March 28.
He added that the two forces already worked closely together and West Midlands would continue with its restructure, which will see the 21 operational command units cut to 10 by April.
Before assuming the operational command, he was deputed as Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Operations).
transfer of wartime operational command to South Korea scheduled for April 2012, Gates and Kim ''reaffirmed their intent for the transition to occur'' as scheduled, the communique said.
The event will display and showcase six rapidly deployable shelter environments, including capabilities in solar, hospital and isolation shelters and a fully operational command and control (C2) shelter complete with accessories and telecommunication capabilities.
The Cabinet needs Dail approval to deploy the troops who will be under the operational command of Lt General Pat Nash from Co Limerick.
General Moseley and I have subsequently tasked the Commanders of Air Combat Command and Air Force Space Command to submit a proposal for establishing an Operational Command for Cyberspace.
Once requirements are identified, JITC develops a joint interoperability requirements matrix and confirms it with the appropriate operational command or agency.
Security monitoring will take place on a 24/7 basis from two operational command centers at each end of the pipeline in addition to the Siemens central monitoring station in Dallas.
The German Defence Technology and Procurement office awarded Eads Defence Electronics a ten million Euro contract to implement a newly-developed planning system for the German Armed Forces' Tiger combat helicopter that combines operational command and control with technical logistic support.

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