tactical operations center


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tactical operations center

A physical groupment of those elements of a general and special staff concerned with the current tactical operations and the tactical support thereof. Also called TOC. See also command post.
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Army tactical operations centers are semi-permanent and cannot be moved in a timely fashion when threatened.
The company supported the platoon by sending out logistical support twice per day and tracking the mission through the company tactical operations center, reporting to DES and the battalion as necessary.
Priorities of Work Time (NLT) Establish security (minimum of 25%) Immediate Position listening and observation posts +2 hours Establish communications (to higher and lower echelons +2 hours Emplace crew-served weapons +2 hours Complete range cards and sector sketches +6 hours Prepare defensive positions +8 hours Camouflage positions and equipment +10 hours Construct tactical operations center perimeter +10 hours Select and prepare alternate and supplementary +14 hours fighting positions Establish unit operations +15 hours Establish sleep areas +15 hours Conduct maintenance operations +16 hours Conduct personal hygiene +18 hours Serve meals +19 hours Rest +20 hours
For the first time, the Army is delivering network systems not on an individual basis, but as an integrated communications package that spans the entire brigade combat team formation, connecting the static tactical operations center to the commander on-the-move to the dismounted Soldier.
They display the locations of all networked systems, including PDAs and tactical operations centers.
A pilot project supporting the software entitled "Manportable Interoperable Tactical Operations Center," or MITOC-II, provides a portable wireless Internet hot spot that can carry voice and data communications to multiple satellite and cellular networks.
The 3 WS also supported the Homeland Security Operations Center (HSOC) and 1 CD Tactical Operations Center (TAC) Integrated Support Operations (ISO) Hurricane Rita relief efforts.
The addition of the ABCS Information Server (AIS) into the Tactical Operations Center (TOC) structure, with its Publish and Subscribe Server (PASS) methodology, enables the horizontal information exchange.
While conducting distribution operations at MOTCO a report was transmitted via handheld radio into the tactical operations center located at building E85.
The BOLT that deploys with only one shelter half not only gets wet, but also endures many jokes around the tactical operations center (TOC).
An airborne CECOM C-12 serving as a communications relay during the exercise provided beyond line-of-sight communications to the tactical operations center, three RAP vehicles and a scout vehicle.
Each AVCATT/A system will combine six digitally linked, reconfigurable manned simulators for group training and mission rehearsal as well as a tactical operations center and an after-action review facility, where missions can be played back.

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