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C2

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Command and Control

Definition(s):

  Command and Control' is the exercise of authority and direction by a properly designated commander over assigned and attached forces in the accomplishment of the mission. Command and control functions are performed through an arrangement of personnel, equipment, communications, facilities, and procedures employed by a commander in planning, directing, coordinating, and controlling forces and operations in the accomplishment of the mission.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-59 under Command and Control from DoD JP 1-02

  The exercise of authority and direction by a properly designated commander over assigned and attached forces in the accomplishment of the mission. Command and control functions are performed through an arrangement of personnel, equipment, communications, facilities, and procedures employed by a commander in planning, directing, coordinating, and controlling forces and operations in the accomplishment of the mission.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-60 Vol. 1 Rev. 1 under Command and Control
NIST SP 800-60 Vol. 2 Rev. 1 under Command and Control