airborne command post


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airborne command post

A suitably equipped aircraft used by the commander for the control of his or her forces.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The Strategic Air Command initiated the Looking Glass program, a 24-hour continuous airborne command post operation.
Contents Introduction The Nuclear Command and Control System Infrastructure Nuclear Command and Control Platforms National Military Command Center (NMCC) National Airborne Operations Center (NAOC) Site-R USSTRATCOM Global Operations Center (GOC) USSTRATCOM Airborne Command Post (ABNCP) USSTRATCOM Mobile Consolidated Command Center (MCCC) What Are the Functions of Nuclear Command and Control Systems?
The modification is to improve the reliability and maintainability of the E-6B's communications systems and airborne command post. This will enhance the aircraft's capability to more securely take control of the US Strategic Command's nuclear command-and-control mission in an emergency.
The Polish Army has fielded the first of four locally developed and produced W-3PPD Gipsowka airborne command post helicopters.
The E-6B program has been established to upgrade TACAMO operational capabilities and will perform both the TACAMO and airborne command post mission with installed equipment.
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