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Definition Edit

A Global Command and Control System (GCCS) is

[a] deployable command and control system supporting forces for joint and multinational operations across the range of military operations with compatible, interoperable, and integrated communications systems.[1]

Overview Edit

"GCCS is composed of several mission applications built to a single, common operating environment and networked to support the sharing, displaying, and passing of information and databases. Essentially it is a joint planning net for force coordination at the operational level."[2]

References Edit

  1. U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Pub. 1–02: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (Apr. 2010) (full-text).
  2. H. Kamradt & D. MacDonald, "The Implications of Network-centric Warfare for United States and Multinational Military Operations," at v (Decision Support Department Occasional Paper 98-1) (U.S. Naval War College, Center For Naval Warfare Studies 1998) (full-text).

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