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Global Command and Control System

Definition/Scope: The Global Command and Control System (GCCS) is a suite of software applications and hardware designed for planning, execution, C2 of forces, data, information and multi-discipline intelligence processing. The system receives multiple sensor feeds and reports that assist in the development of the Common Operational Picture (COP). Planning and execution applications also support supply, maintenance, transportation, acquisition, finance, personnel, engineering and force health protection needs. As a system, it supports the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) and Combatant Commander (CCDR) s through the Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES) in contingency and crisis planning.



Broader Terms:

Army Battle Command System
Global Command and Control
National Military Command System

Narrower Terms:

Advanced Extremely High Frequency System
Advanced Narrowband System
Advanced Wideband System
Global Command and Control System - Army
Global Command and Control System-Joint
Maneuver Control System
Narrowband Military Satellite Communication
Protected Military Satellite Communication
Ultra–High Frequency Follow–on

Related Terms:

Ultra–High Frequency Follow–on

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