Accession Number : AD0884261

Title :   Tactical Operations System. Basic System Description. Annex J. Tactical Air Support.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : BUNKER-RAMO CORP CANOGA PARK CA

Report Date : OCT 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 152

Abstract : Annex J supports the Technical Summary and is restricted to the functional application of Tactical Air Support. This application supports the Tactical Air Support Element (TASE) of the Tactical Operations Center (TOC) at division, corps, and field army echelons. It encompasses the planning, allocation, requesting, approval, and monitoring of close air support and tactical air movement provided by other services in support of army tactical operations. Annex J describes the data base, input and output formats, and transaction processing necessary to support tactical army command and estimates transaction loads and data base volumes. This application interfaces with Weather Data (Annex K).

Descriptors :   *DATA PROCESSING), (*ARMY OPERATIONS, (*TACTICAL WARFARE, DATA PROCESSING), (*INFORMATION RETRIEVAL, ARMY OPERATIONS), (*TACTICAL AIR SUPPORT, ARMY OPERATIONS), DECISION MAKING, COMBAT INFORMATION CENTERS, COMPUTERS, CLOSE SUPPORT, AIR TRANSPORTATION, AIR CONTROL CENTERS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, FLOW CHARTING, COMBAT INFORMATION CENTERS, PLANNING, AUTOMATION.

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware
      Military Intelligence
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE