Accession Number : ADA115732

Title :   The Susceptibility of JINTACCS Messages to Jamming.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Keller,Steven M

PDF Url : ADA115732

Report Date : Mar 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 113

Abstract : The JINTACCS program established to insure the interoperability of tactical command and control systems used in joint military operations. One of the standards JINTACCS has developed is a message format to enhance the exchange of written information within the joint task force. This research investigated the susceptibility of the JINTACCS message formats used in air operations to jamming. The susceptibility was measured by comparing the percent of understandability of JINTACCS messages to all plain text non-formatted messages after each had been subjected to equal levels of electronic jamming. Continuous and burst jamming were modeled for this experiment. The experimental results revealed no statistically significant differences in the percent of understandability between the JINTACCS messages and the plain text messages. Curves of understandability were established from the experimental results for different levels of continuous jamming and different levels of burst jamming.

Descriptors :   *COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS, *MESSAGE PROCESSING, COMBAT INFORMATION CENTERS, JOINT MILITARY ACTIVITIES, INTERACTIONS, ELECTRONIC COUNTERMEASURES, JAMMING, STANDARDS, AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS, TACTICAL DATA SYSTEMS, FORMATS, THESES

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE