- (a) Publishes communications system plans, annexes, and operating instructions to support the assigned mission. In so doing, the J-6 directs subordinate commands to provide communications system assets required to support the JFC. This may include assigning primary responsibility for communications to a subordinate or component command. The J-6 also assigns responsibility for lateral communications between subordinate commands.
- (b) Provides overall management of the communications system supporting the JFC. As the forces deploy, the J-6 establishes a JNCC to establish network control and management within the operational area.
- (c) Reviews and coordinates communications system plans prepared by subordinate commands.
- (d) Provides for interoperability of the joint communications system.