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tactical communications systems

Definition/Scope: Communications system that (a) is used within, or in direct support of, tactical forces; (b) is designed to meet the requirements of changing tactical situations and varying environmental conditions; (c) provides securable communications, such as voice, data, and video, among mobile users to facilitate command and control within, and in support of, tactical forces; and (d) usually requires extremely short installation times, usually on the order of hours, in order to meet the requirements of fre



Broader Terms:

tactical communications

Narrower Terms:

Advanced System Improvement Program Single Channel Air to Ground Radio
AN/PRC-112
AN/PRC-117
AN/PRC-148(V)(C)
AN/PRC-150
Army Tactical Area Communications System
Blue Force Tracker
Enhanced Position Location Reporting System
mobile subscriber equipment
Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System
radio teletypewriters
Single Channel Highly Mobile Army Radio Communication
Single-Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System
Situation Awareness Data Link
squad and platoon level radios
tactical data information exchange system
Tactical Internet Management System
Tri-Service Tactical Communications System

Related Terms:

multiple integrated chemical agent alarm
strategic communications systems


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