JOPES is the integrated, joint, conventional command and
control system used by the Joint Planning and Execution Community (JPEC) to
conduct joint planning, execution, and monitoring activities. JOPES supports
senior-level decision-makers and their staffs at the National Command Authority
(NCA) level and throughout the JPEC. Combatant commanders use JOPES to
determine the best Course of Action (COA) to accomplish assigned tasks and direct
the actions necessary to accomplish the mission. JOPES is a system that includes
people, procedures, policies, communications, and supporting Information Systems
Joint Planning and Execution System
Every JOPES workstation is connected to one of the following
node sites. As a general rule, workstations are connected to their closest node.
There are three mainframe or database sites that are used by everyone.
- OSF at Sterling, Virginia
- Offutt at Offutt AFB, Nebraska
- Makalapa at Makalapa, Hawaii
- Yokota at Yokota AB, Japan
- Taegu at Taegu AB, Korea
- Stuttgart at Stuttgart, Germany.
- Pentagon - This site is known as NMCC2. It is the primary database site used by everyone.
- Site-R - This site is known as ANMC2. It is the secondary or backup database site for everyone.
- Kirtland - This site is known as FCDNA. It is not used by the
community as an OPLAN database site. It is primarily used by the
nuclear community as a data feed to the primary and backup sites.
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