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command and control

[kə′mand ən kən′trōl]
(systems engineering)
The process of military commanders and civilian managers identifying, prioritizing, and achieving strategic and tactical objectives by exercising authority and direction over human and material resources by utilizing a variety of computer-based and computer-controlled systems, many driven by decision-theoretic methods, tools, and techniques. Abbreviated C2.

command and control

To direct the computer. It typically refers to a capability of voice recognition systems that lets you select menus and other functions by speaking the commands into a microphone. See voice recognition.
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The Army of the 21st century combines flexible organizational elements, battle-proven techniques of leadership, and a basic concept of command and control (C2) that combines historical experience and modern information technology.
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