Operational Control Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) The authority to perform those functions of command over subordinate forces involving organizing and employing commands and forces, assigning tasks, designating objectives, and giving authoritative direction necessary to accomplish the mission.
- also called OPCON
In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.
Term Classification: personnel
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 1: Doctrine for the Armed Forces of the United States, updated March 2013 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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