Tactical Air Operations Center Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
tactical air operations center
1.) The principal air control agency of the US Marine air command and control system responsible for airspace control and management. It provides real-time surveillance, direction, positive control, and navigational assistance for friendly aircraft. It performs real-time direction and control of all antiair warfare operations, to include manned interceptors and surface-to-air weapons. It is subordinate to the tactical air command center.
- also called TAOC
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Term Classification: operations
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