Meaning of SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND AND CONTROL ELEMENT in English

SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND AND CONTROL ELEMENT

A special operations element that is the focal point for the synchronization of special operations forces activities with conventional forces activities. It performs command and control functions according to mission requirements. It normally collocates with the command post of the supported force. It can also receive special operations forces operational, intelligence, and target acquisition reports directly from deployed special operations elements and provide them to the supported component headquarters. It remains under the operational control of the joint force special operations component commander or commander, joint special operations task force. Also called SOCCE. See also command and control; joint force special operations component commander; special operations; special operations forces. (JP 3-05.1)

DOD English dictionary of military terms.      Английский словарь военных терминов DOD.