functional command

Related to functional command: functional component command

functional command

A command organization based on military functions rather than geographic areas. See also area command; command.
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The addition of Hypori's virtual platform will give secure, protected cloud-based functional command, control, and mobility to the federal government from anywhere in the world.
The force's five Basic Command Units (BCUs) covering Wirral, Sefton, Knowsley, St Helens and Liverpool are to be replaced by functional command units covering the whole of Merseyside.
NECC serves as the single functional command in control of manning, training, equipping and organizing Navy expeditionary forces.
Navy Expeditionary Combat Command serves as the single functional command for the Navy's expeditionary forces and as central management for the readiness, resources, manning, training and equipping of those forces.
The DSC is the newest operational and functional command born of Army Transformation.
The United States Army Reserve Deployment Support Command is the newest Operational and Functional command born of Army Transformation.
Under the SWE, Class Squadrons, or CLASSRONs, were developed as functional command organizations that represent each major class of ship.
37) The UCP's four current functional command names reflect their unique missions: transportation (USTRANSCOM), special operations (USSOCOM), strategic (USSTRATCOM) and Joint forces (JFCOM).
For instance, in 1997, the Secretary of Defense Strategic Studies Group proposed creating a functional command and control system based upon the tenets of Joint Vision 2010--i.
The alignment of these forces is currently inconsistent with the force structure described in USAR Command operational and functional command doctrine.
As a source of funding and connection among key agencies, DSCA would be a key enabler for an integrated SC functional command.
However, the new functional command would be paid for by each military service for the service (supply chain management) provided.
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