This publication is the result of a 1997 Army-Air Force Warfighter Conferencetasking. It documents the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) that a Joint AirOperations Center (JAOC) and the Army Air and Missile Defense Command (AAMDC)use to counter air and missile threats. To more completely explore and refine theseTTP, the functions and responsibilities of the US Army battlefield coordinationdetachment (BCD) were fully considered. However, because the contents are limitedto AAMDC/BCD/JAOC relationships, the contributions of Naval forces were not.
a. This publication will assist the joint force commander (JFC), the joint force aircomponent commander (JFACC), and the JFACC’s principal staff in developing acoherent approach to preparing for combat operations. It documents the methodsused to coordinate AAMDC operations for the commander, Army Forces (COMARFOR)with JAOC operations for a commander, Air Force Forces (COMAFFOR) designatedJFACC/AADC/ACA. It defines the command and control (C
) relationships between AAMDC and JAOC and includes the BCD’s role as the principal liaison between the ARFOR and the JFACC. It addresses AAMDC/BCD/JAOC coordination and integrationprocedures in the following areas: battle management (BM) command, control,communications, computers, and intelligence (C
I); passive and active defense; andattack operations. The principles and some of the relationships and processes alsoapply in other circumstances, such as when the JFC designates the Navy or USMC asthe JFACC/AADC/ACA.
These TTP apply to all elements of a joint force and provide a common frame of reference for establishing effective working relationships. Using approved joint andservice doctrine and terminology, this publication identifies methodologiesapplicable to national, theater, and component staffs and contributes to effective useof joint resources.
Participating Service command offices of primary responsibility (OPRs) willreview this publication, validate the information, and, where appropriate, referenceand incorporate it in Service and command manuals, regulations, and curricula asfollows:
The Army will incorporate the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP)in this publication in US Army training and doctrinal publications as directed by theCommander, US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). Distribution isin accordance with DA Form 12-99-R.
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