Tanker Airlift Control Center


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Tanker Airlift Control Center

The Air Mobility Command direct reporting unit responsible for tasking and controlling operational missions for all activities involving forces supporting US Transportation Command's global air mobility mission. The Tanker Airlift Control Center is comprised of the following functions: current operations, command and control, logistic operations, aerial port operations, aeromedical evacuation, flight planning, diplomatic clearances, and weather. Also called TACC. See also Air Mobility Command; tanker airlift control element.
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Transportation Command, the Defense Logistics Agency and the Tanker Airlift Control Center have worked together to standardize the process and expand MAFCAT to worldwide operations.
The 618th Tanker Airlift Control Center (TACC), located at Scott AFB, also reports to 18th Air Force and serves as the organization's air operations hub, planning and directing tanker and transport aircraft operations around the world.
The C-17s received their taskings from the 18th Air Force's Tanker Airlift Control Center (TACC) at Scott AFB, Illinois while the C-130s were tasked by USEUCOM.
The three-story, 180,000 square foot building will also include a joint operations center that will house planning functions of SDDC, the Air Force Tanker Airlift Control Center, the Navy's Military Sealift Command, and the TRANSCOM Deployment Distribution Operations Center.
Centralized execution happens if a sortie carries out its mission under direct control of an air and space operations center (AOC) (whether a theater AOC, the tanker airlift control center, or the space AOC), with no other echelon in the chain of command issuing orders.
Selva, commander of the AMC's Tanker Airlift Control Center.
The 618th Tanker Airlift Control Center (TACC), located at Scott AFB, also reports to 18th Air Force and serves as the organizations air operations hub, planning and directing tanker and transport aircraft operations around the world.
Unless those people are part of Air Mobility Command, and its 24-hour operations hub including the 618th Tanker Airlift Control Center at Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
Scott III, commander, Tanker Airlift Control Center, Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
This capability will allow the aerial ports to schedule their workloads and could be used by the Tanker Airlift Control Center to forecast and schedule use of air transports.