unified command


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unified command

A command with a broad continuing mission under a single commander and composed of significant assigned components of two or more Military Departments that is established and so designated by the President, through the Secretary of Defense with the advice and assistance of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Also called unified combatant command. See also combatant command; subordinate unified command.
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In modern wars where net centric warfare and revolution in military affairs have enhanced the battle space and velocity of operations significantly, the need for quick and effective decision making makes a unified command environment de rigueur.
'There is a need for a single unified command to coordinate border security here,' Syed Basri said.
"DFO and ECC are potentially putting human and environmental health at risk, and certainly jeopardizing the trust that has enabled Unified Command to collaborate smoothly on incident response."
Summary: In the global revulsion at the past week's terror attacks in four Muslim countries, the United States and its allies have a new opportunity to build a unified command against Daesh (ISIS) and other extremists.
The exercise focused on the formation of a Unified Command and the establishment of an Incident Command Post and Joint Information Center (JIC).
The Unified Command, set up in 1993 with an aim to give a coordinated and planned response to insurgency in the state, also termed the Unified Headquarters ( UHQ), comprises the Army, Border Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force and the state police.
Approved and signed-off by Unified Command, the proposal highlighted each reporter's journalism background, social media handles, reporting style and linked to selected stories they had reported about on the oil spill, along with an accompanying photo of each reporter.
"The state of emergency requires a unified command and a mobilisation of all citizens to face the dangerous situation prevailing in the country," said HPR Speaker Mohamed Ennaceur.
They are designed to check the ability of peacekeepers to perform complex tasks as a part of multinational forces and under a unified command. Every year more than 1,500 soldiers and officers take part in the event.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A Yemeni official said that Yemen's Southern tribes will discuss the formation of a unified command against the al-Qaeda terrorists operating in the Arab country.
MULTAN -- Unified Command Centre, set up on the orders of Corps Commander Multan, to combat any emergency situation in the division, organized a security related rehearsal at Pak-Arab Refinery (Parco) in Muzaffargarh district on Friday to assess the preparedness of security apparatus deployed there.
The system comprises of bio metric system and CCTV cameras, all integrated in a unified command and control system.

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