Chapter 1 Army Air and Missile defense command mission, roles and organization
Operational Overview 1-5
Support Overview 1-7
Communications Overview 1-8
Chapter 2 COMMAND AND CONTROL 2-1
Roles of the AAMDC Commander 2-1
Theater Command and Support Relationships 2-3
Coordination and Liaison 2-7
Chapter 3 OPERATIONS 3-1
TOC Operations 3-1
Active Defense 3-3
Attack Operations 3-6
Passive Defense 3-10
Liaison Officer Operations 3-12
Force Projection Operations 3-13
Chapter 4 SUPPORT 4-1
Personnel Section (G1) 4-1
Logistics Section (G4) 4-3
Special Staff Sections 4-5
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery 4-7
Chapter 5 COMMUNICATIONS 5-1
Theater Communications Equipment and Support 5-4
Appendix A AAMDC EQUIPMENT A-1
Appendix B SAMPLE AIR AND MISSILE DEFENSE ANNEX B-1
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This field manual (FM) is a doctrinal guide to AAMDC operations. It is intended for use by the AAMDC commander and his staff, as well as the commanders and staffs of Army, joint and multinational elements that interact with the AAMDC in the conduct of theater air and missile defense operations.
The manual includes chapters on theAAMDC mission, roles and organization; command and control relationships; operations; support and communications. Also included are appendices that describe the AAMDC equipment and provide a formatted sample air and missile defense (AMD) annex. The equipment appendix shows the physical layout of the AAMDC tactical operations center (TOC) and describes the Air and Missile Defense Planning and Control System (AMDPCS), the integrated system of hardware and software within the TOC used to plan and execute the AAMDC mission. The sample AMD annex is included to assist AAMDC planners in developing the AMD annex to the Operations Plan.
This publication implements the following international agreements (STANAGs):
STANAG TITLE EDITION
3880 Counter Air Operations—ATP-42. 2
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