National Command Authorities


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National Command Authorities

The President and the Secretary of Defense or their duly deputized alternates or successors. Also called NCA.
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He explains the complex chain of events that had the national command authorities on the verge of panic, and unable to issue firm orders to MacArthur.
Air Force System Command's Electronic Systems Division at Hanscom AFB is developing the dual frequency minimum essential emergency communications network (MEECN) receiver, which operates in the low and very low frequency bands and links national command authorities with Strategic Air Command bomber bases and intercontinental ballistic missile launch control centers.
said, "We are very pleased to continue to provide training for the Air Force's 747 aircrews who support our national command authorities, performing flight duties around the globe.
AMC has been called upon by the National Command Authorities to support major contingencies and humanitarian operations around the world.
Enhances the nation's combat capability with timely, accurate ad reliable weather support worldwide to Air Force and Army war-fighters, unified commands, national programs and the National Command Authorities.
These ground stations are the vital communications link between the National Command Authorities and U.

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