Accession Number : ADA116267

Title :   Command Control, Communications (C3) as a Tactical Force Multiplier - Myth or Reality.

Descriptive Note : Student essay,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Shavers,Victor R

PDF Url : ADA116267

Report Date : 19 Apr 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 34

Abstract : This essay begins with an analysis of specific aspects of an effective C3 system. It focuses upon the division in combat but recognizes that many of the principles, procedures and techniques that are addressed also apply to echelons above division. The vital role and responsibilities of the commander are stressed, Management of C3 with a view toward Command Post organization and reducing and controlling information flow are discussed, and a preview of the future tactical communications system and the anticipated improvements in reliable and survivable communications are presented. The reality of C3 as a tactical force multiplier from a historical, present and future perspective is analyzed.

Descriptors :   *Command and control systems, *Communication and radio systems, *Division level organizations, *Tactical communications, Doctrine, Military planning, Management, Efficiency, Survival(General), Hardening, Combat support, Vulnerability

Subject Categories : Radio Communications
      Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE