combat information center


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combat information center

[′käm‚bat in·fər′mā·shən ‚sen·tər]
(communications)
A shipboard location at which tactical information from radar, sonar, and other equipment is received, displayed for rapid analysis, and evaluated.
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These include how decision makers frame the problems of antiair warfare in the AEGIS Combat Information Center, the importance of decisions and judgments about situation awareness, a descriptive model of decision making, and the utility of these findings for systems design.
Meanwhile in the combat information center, watchstanders are responsible for executing the mission of the ship.
While Sailors were busy aboard the ship loading weapon systems, cooking meals and navigating, others were busy as tech savvy explorers discovering one of the many new systems installed on board the ship down in the darkness of the combat information center (CIC).
About 30 minutes from home, the crew in the combat information center (CIC) smelled an odor somewhere between hot metal and roasting corn chips.
Chief petty officers who qualify for major shipboard watch stations such as officer of the deck, junior officer of the deck, tactical action officer, combat information center watch officer, engineering officer of the watch, chief of the watch, safe for flight and others, demonstrate leadership.
In addition, the air detachment spread throughout the ship, making sure pilots were standing by to assist in the combat information center (CIC), the bridge, and the landing-safety-officer (LSO) shack.
The fam flight would consist of the admiral getting a cat shot in the copilot seat, followed by a tour in the combat information center. It would be an opportunity to show him the improvements to our weapons system and the command's enhanced ability to serve as a battle-group, airborne-battle manager.
We were on station, awaiting the check-in of nearly 40 coalition aircraft, when the mission commander asked me to go into the E-2C's forward equipment compartment (FEC)--the area between the cockpit and the combat information center (CIC)--to reseat a power amplifier on one of our HF radios.
The tone is set with carefully provided background on the ships of Taffy 3 and their crew while the combat information centers and radio shacks try to work out the puzzle of random reports flowing in.
The tactical air control squadrons, combat information centers and helicopter direction centers pooled their capabilities to defend approximately 30 U.S.
and British fleets respectively developed combat information centers and action information centres, which gathered tactical pictures using on-board sensors and off-board data.

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