Accession Number:

ADA250270

Title:

The U.S. Navy as Joint Forces Air Component Commander (JFACC) - Smooth Sailing or Rough Seas

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI DEPT OF OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-06-13

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

This paper addresses the problems which the U.S. Navy would encounter as Joint Forces Air Component Commander JFACC. Problems are discussed via JCS Pub 3-01.2 and the responsibilities that a JFACC is delegated by the Joint Force Commander. The discussions include planning, coordination, allocation and tasking of available air assets. Main problems analyzed are staffing, berthing, EMCON, creationdistribution of Air Tasking Order ATO and communications. Conclusion objectively states that U.S. Navy cannot effectively carry out assigned responsibilities of JFACC. Recommendations include the establishment of ATO course to familiarize naval aviators to the ATO process and that the Navy should assume JFACC during major joint operations to identify shortcomings. JFACC, CAFMS, APS, CWC, Interoperability

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE