joint air operations center


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Related to joint air operations center: Combined Air Operations Center

joint air operations center

A jointly staffed facility established for planning, directing, and executing joint air operations in support of the joint force commander's operation or campaign objectives. Also called JAOC. See also joint air operations.
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As a unit tasked by the joint air operations center, the director responds directly to the authority of the joint forces air component commander (JFACC), who has operational control or tactical control of all forces.
The command and control center in joint air operations which transforms strategic guidance to an operational and executable plan is the Joint Air Operations Center (JAOC).
According to joint doctrine, the JFACC's staff (including the joint air operations center) works to integrate the joint airpower effort with the JFC's intent.
Each path goes through a joint air operations center to ensure that campaigns are synchronized.

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