This publication discusses current voice and data tactical radio systems in commonuse between the services. It describes recent updates to the Single-Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS), including the Advanced System ImprovementProgram (ASIP) and the Internet controller (INC). It also reviews the operational pro-cedures for SINCGARS for both analog and digital operations in a joint environment.This manual also describes the Enhanced Position Location Reporting System (EPLRS).
This publication standardizes joint operational procedures for SINCGARS and pro-vides an overview of the multiservice applications of EPLRS.
This publication applies to the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. It mayalso be used by multiservice and service components of a joint force to conductSINCGARS and EPLRS training and operations. Procedures herein may be modified tofit specific theater command and control (C
) procedures, and allied and foreign nationalelectromagnetic spectrum management requirements.
4. Implementation Plan
Participating service command offices of primary responsibility (OPRs) will reviewthis publication, validate the information, and reference and incorporate it within ser-vice manuals, regulations, and curricula as follows:
The Army will incorporate the procedures in this publication in U.S. Armydoctrinal and training publications as directed by the Commander, U.S. Army Trainingand Doctrine Command. Distribution is in accordance with IDN 115419.
The Marine Corps will incorporate the procedures in thispublication in U.S. Marine Corps doctrinal and training publications as directed by theCommanding General, U.S. Marine Corps Combat Development Command.Distribution is in accordance with the Marine Corps Publication Distribution System(MCPDS).
The Navy will incorporate these procedures in U.S. Navy doctrinal and train-ing publications as directed by the Commander, Navy Warfare Development Command(NWDC). Distribution is in accordance with the MILSTRIP Desk Guide andNAVSOP Pub 409.
The Air Force will validate and incorporate appropriate procedures inaccordance with applicable governing directives. Distribution is in accordance with Air Force instruction (AFI) 33-360.
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