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  • 1. 

    (020) AFPD 104, Operations Planning: Air and Space Expeditionary Force (AEF) aligns what requirements with a matching force generation model?

    • A.

      Posturing

    • B.

      Tempo bands

    • C.

      Unit type codes

    • D.

      Joint manning document

    Correct Answer
    B. Tempo bands
    Explanation
    AFPD 10-4, Operations Planning: Air and Space Expeditionary Force (AEF), aligns tempo bands with a matching force generation model. Tempo bands refer to the periods of time during which different levels of operational activity are expected. By aligning tempo bands with the force generation model, the requirements for operational activity can be matched with the appropriate forces and resources needed to meet those requirements.

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  • 2. 

    (020) Which organization is responsible for air and space expeditionary force (AEF) sourcing of individual augmentees, Joint Manning Document authorizations, and managing replacements for 365-day or greater requirements?

    • A.

      Global Force Management (GFM)

    • B.

      Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC)

    • C.

      Combatant Commander (CCDR)

    • D.

      Commander Air Combat Command (COMACC)

    Correct Answer
    B. Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC)
    Explanation
    The Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC) is responsible for air and space expeditionary force (AEF) sourcing of individual augmentees, Joint Manning Document authorizations, and managing replacements for 365-day or greater requirements. They handle personnel management and ensure that the right individuals are assigned to meet the needs of the AEF. Global Force Management (GFM) is responsible for overall force management and allocation, but not specifically for individual augmentees or replacements. The Combatant Commander (CCDR) and Commander Air Combat Command (COMACC) have different roles and responsibilities within the Air Force, but they are not directly responsible for AEF sourcing or personnel management in this context.

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  • 3. 

    (020) What places air and space expeditionary force (AEF) forces in a “ready to deploy” state and supports global requirements, home station requirements or support to Combatant Commanders (CCDR)?

    • A.

      Posturing

    • B.

      Tempo Bands

    • C.

      Unit type codes

    • D.

      Joint manning document

    Correct Answer
    A. Posturing
    Explanation
    Posturing refers to the process of preparing and positioning air and space expeditionary force (AEF) forces in a "ready to deploy" state. This involves ensuring that the forces are trained, equipped, and organized to meet global requirements, home station requirements, and support Combatant Commanders (CCDR). By posturing the forces, they are prepared to quickly and effectively respond to any deployment needs or missions that may arise.

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  • 4. 

    (021) Who has the primary mission of providing the joint force air component commander (JFACC) with the tools necessary to fight and win a major theater war within the scope and coordination of all land, sea, and air forces?

    • A.

      Global Force Management (GFM)

    • B.

      Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC)

    • C.

      Commander, Air Force Forces

    • D.

      Air and Space Operations Center.

    Correct Answer
    D. Air and Space Operations Center.
    Explanation
    The Air and Space Operations Center has the primary mission of providing the joint force air component commander (JFACC) with the tools necessary to fight and win a major theater war within the scope and coordination of all land, sea, and air forces.

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  • 5. 

    (021) Which document is the basic building block used in joint force planning and deployments of air and space expeditionary forces (AEF)?

    • A.

      Posturing

    • B.

      Tempo bands

    • C.

      Unit type codes

    • D.

      Joint manning document

    Correct Answer
    C. Unit type codes
    Explanation
    Unit type codes are the basic building blocks used in joint force planning and deployments of air and space expeditionary forces (AEF). These codes provide a standardized way to identify and categorize different types of units, such as aircraft squadrons, support units, and maintenance units. By using unit type codes, planners can easily determine the capabilities and resources available within a specific unit, which is crucial for effective force planning and deployment.

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  • 6. 

    (021) Which function is a state-of-the-art ground-to-ground communications infrastructure designed to exchange secure and non-secure voice, data, and video communications by way of line-of-sight (LOS), satellite, or hard-wired resources?

    • A.

      Designed operational capability

    • B.

      Theater deployable communications

    • C.

      Manpower and equipment force packaging

    • D.

      Joint operation planning and execution system

    Correct Answer
    B. Theater deployable communications
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Theater deployable communications. Theater deployable communications is a state-of-the-art ground-to-ground communications infrastructure that is designed to exchange secure and non-secure voice, data, and video communications. It can utilize line-of-sight (LOS), satellite, or hard-wired resources to facilitate communication in a theater of operations. This system is specifically designed to be deployable and adaptable to various operational environments.

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  • 7. 

    (022) Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA), Humanitarian Relief Operations (HUMRO), Non- Combatant Evacuation Operations (NEO) and support to International Law Enforcement are all examples of?

    • A.

      Operational capabilities packages.

    • B.

      Theater deployable communications.

    • C.

      Manpower and equipment force packaging.

    • D.

      Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force (AETF) force modules.

    Correct Answer
    A. Operational capabilities packages.
    Explanation
    The given question asks for examples of certain operations, namely Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA), Humanitarian Relief Operations (HUMRO), Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations (NEO), and support to International Law Enforcement. The correct answer, "operational capabilities packages," accurately describes these examples as they refer to the specific capabilities and resources required to carry out these operations effectively. The other options, such as theater deployable communications, manpower and equipment force packaging, and Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force (AETF) force modules, do not specifically address the examples mentioned in the question.

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  • 8. 

    (022) Which function has the primary purpose of providing standard force package descriptions of the force packages to be used to support contingency planning at all levels of command?

    • A.

      Operational capabilities packages.

    • B.

      Theater deployable communications.

    • C.

      Manpower and equipment force packaging (MEFPAK).

    • D.

      Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force (AETF) force modules.

    Correct Answer
    C. Manpower and equipment force packaging (MEFPAK).
    Explanation
    Manpower and equipment force packaging (MEFPAK) is the correct answer because it is the function that primarily provides standard force package descriptions of the force packages used for contingency planning at all levels of command. This function ensures that the manpower and equipment required for specific missions or operations are properly organized and packaged, allowing for effective planning and deployment of forces. The other options listed, such as operational capabilities packages, theater deployable communications, and Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force (AETF) force modules, do not specifically focus on providing standard force package descriptions for contingency planning.

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  • 9. 

    (023) A remotely piloted or self-piloted aircraft that can carry cameras, sensors, communications equipment, or other payloads is called a/an?

    • A.

      High altitude endurance (HAE).

    • B.

      Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV).

    • C.

      Type unit equipment detail file (TUDET).

    • D.

      Deliberate Crisis Action Planning and Execution Segments (DCAPES).

    Correct Answer
    B. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV).
    Explanation
    An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) refers to a remotely piloted or self-piloted aircraft that is equipped with cameras, sensors, communications equipment, or other payloads. This type of aircraft does not require a human pilot on board and can be controlled from a remote location. The term "UAV" is commonly used to describe drones or other similar aircraft used for various purposes such as surveillance, photography, or scientific research.

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  • 10. 

    (023) As of September 2004, how many total flight hours have coalition unmanned aircrafts flown to support Operation ENDURING FREEDOM and Operation IRAQI FREEDOM?

    • A.

      80,000

    • B.

      90,000

    • C.

      100,000

    • D.

      120,000

    Correct Answer
    C. 100,000
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 100,000. This indicates that as of September 2004, the coalition unmanned aircrafts have flown a total of 100,000 flight hours to support Operation ENDURING FREEDOM and Operation IRAQI FREEDOM.

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  • 11. 

    (023) Which system focuses on providing exploitable digital imagery to the warfighter in near real-time?

    • A.

      High altitude endurance (HAE)

    • B.

      Unmanned aerial vehicles

    • C.

      Tactical unmanned aerial vehicle

    • D.

      Deliberate Crisis Action Planning and Execution Segments (DCAPES).

    Correct Answer
    A. High altitude endurance (HAE)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is High altitude endurance (HAE). This system focuses on providing exploitable digital imagery to the warfighter in near real-time.

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  • 12. 

    (024) Which theater deployable communications (TDC) equipment characteristic requires equipment modules to be expandable and packaged for deployment in standard 19-inch rack mounted transit cases, vehicles, or shelterized configurations?

    • A.

      Mobility

    • B.

      Survivability

    • C.

      Interoperability

    • D.

      Modularity-scalability

    Correct Answer
    D. Modularity-scalability
    Explanation
    Modularity-scalability refers to the characteristic of theater deployable communications (TDC) equipment that requires equipment modules to be expandable and packaged for deployment in standard 19-inch rack mounted transit cases, vehicles, or shelterized configurations. This means that the equipment can be easily expanded or scaled up to meet the specific needs of the deployment, and it can be conveniently transported and set up in different environments using standard equipment configurations.

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  • 13. 

    (024) Which component of theater deployable communications (TDC) is a suite of modules and accessory kits serving as the backbone of a deployed communication network?

    • A.

      Basic access module (BAM).

    • B.

      Integrated communications access package (ICAP).

    • C.

      Promina multiplexer (P-MUX).

    • D.

      Flyaway tri-band satellite terminal (FTSAT).

    Correct Answer
    B. Integrated communications access package (ICAP).
    Explanation
    The Integrated Communications Access Package (ICAP) is the correct answer because it is a suite of modules and accessory kits that serve as the backbone of a deployed communication network. The ICAP provides essential components for establishing and maintaining communication in a theater deployable environment. It includes equipment such as routers, switches, and servers that are necessary for connecting and managing communication devices and networks. The ICAP is designed to be portable and adaptable, making it an essential component for theater deployable communications.

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  • 14. 

    (025) Which system provides the capability to identify, sequence, and separate aircraft; provide final approach guidance, and control instructions to aircraft at deployed locations in all types of weather?

    • A.

      Global Command and Control System (GCCS).

    • B.

      Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System (JWICS).

    • C.

      Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS).

    • D.

      Deployable Air Traffic-Control and landing Systems (DATCALS).

    Correct Answer
    D. Deployable Air Traffic-Control and landing Systems (DATCALS).
    Explanation
    Deployable Air Traffic-Control and landing Systems (DATCALS) is the correct answer because it provides the capability to identify, sequence, and separate aircraft, as well as provide final approach guidance and control instructions to aircraft at deployed locations in all types of weather. The other options, Global Command and Control System (GCCS), Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System (JWICS), and Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS), do not specifically mention these capabilities.

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  • 15. 

    (025) Which system asset can be tasked to provide liaison, control tower, Radar Approach Control (RAPCON), precision landing, and mobile Tactical Air Navigation (TACAN) services as a standalone unit or in any combination?

    • A.

      Global Command and Control System (GCCS).

    • B.

      Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System (JWICS).

    • C.

      Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS).

    • D.

      Deployable Air Traffic-Control and landing Systems (DATCALS).

    Correct Answer
    D. Deployable Air Traffic-Control and landing Systems (DATCALS).
  • 16. 

    (026) The 85th Engineering and Installation Squadron (EIS) is assigned to the?

    • A.

      Air Combat Command (ACC)

    • B.

      Air Mobility Command (AMC)

    • C.

      Air Force Space Command (AFSC)

    • D.

      Special Operations Command (SOC)

    Correct Answer
    A. Air Combat Command (ACC)
    Explanation
    The 85th Engineering and Installation Squadron (EIS) is assigned to the Air Combat Command (ACC). This means that the squadron falls under the command and control of the ACC, which is responsible for organizing, training, equipping, and maintaining combat-ready forces for air combat operations. The ACC is primarily focused on air superiority, global strike, and command and control missions.

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  • 17. 

    (027) Under what program does the Department of Defense (DOD) collects, processes, produces, disseminates, and uses information?

    • A.

      Global Information Grid (GIG).

    • B.

      Global Command and Control System (GCCS).

    • C.

      Command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR).

    • D.

      Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS).

    Correct Answer
    C. Command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR)". This program is responsible for collecting, processing, producing, disseminating, and using information within the Department of Defense (DOD). It encompasses various aspects of military operations and technology, including command and control systems, communication networks, computer systems, intelligence gathering and analysis, and surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. This program plays a crucial role in enabling effective decision-making and coordination within the DOD.

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  • 18. 

    (027) What system provides connectivity between the US and allied forces for critical missions and enhances worldwide readiness, mobility, responsiveness, and operations?

    • A.

      Global Information Grid (GIG).

    • B.

      Global Command and Control System (GCCS).

    • C.

      Command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR).

    • D.

      Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS).

    Correct Answer
    A. Global Information Grid (GIG).
    Explanation
    The Global Information Grid (GIG) provides connectivity between the US and allied forces for critical missions and enhances worldwide readiness, mobility, responsiveness, and operations. It is a system that enables the secure and reliable exchange of information, allowing military personnel to access and share data across different platforms and locations. The GIG plays a crucial role in supporting command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities, ensuring effective coordination and collaboration between military forces.

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  • 19. 

    (028) Which system is employed at more than 600 sites across the global information grid (GIG) and interconnected through the SIPRNET?

    • A.

      Global Broadcast Service (GBS).

    • B.

      Global Command and Control System (GCCS).

    • C.

      Command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR).

    • D.

      Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS).

    Correct Answer
    B. Global Command and Control System (GCCS).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Global Command and Control System (GCCS). This system is employed at more than 600 sites across the global information grid (GIG) and interconnected through the SIPRNET. The GCCS is a comprehensive command and control system that provides real-time situational awareness, planning, and execution capabilities to military commanders. It allows for the integration of various information sources and enables effective decision-making and coordination of military operations. The system is widely used within the military to enhance command and control capabilities on a global scale.

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  • 20. 

    (028) Which major system employs the Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES), Global Status of Resources and Training System (GSORTS), Deliberate Crisis Action Planning and Execution Segments (DCAPES), and Common Operational Picture (COP) systems?

    • A.

      Global Broadcast Service (GBS).

    • B.

      Global Command and Control System (GCCS).

    • C.

      Command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR).

    • D.

      Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS).

    Correct Answer
    B. Global Command and Control System (GCCS).
    Explanation
    The major system that employs the Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES), Global Status of Resources and Training System (GSORTS), Deliberate Crisis Action Planning and Execution Segments (DCAPES), and Common Operational Picture (COP) systems is the Global Command and Control System (GCCS).

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  • 21. 

    (029) Which system primarily deals with logistics planning data, such as transportation, personnel, and material requirements?

    • A.

      Global Broadcast Service (GBS).

    • B.

      Global Command and Control System (GCCS).

    • C.

      Global Combat Support System (GCSS).

    • D.

      Theatre Battle Management Core System (TBMCS).

    Correct Answer
    C. Global Combat Support System (GCSS).
    Explanation
    The Global Combat Support System (GCSS) primarily deals with logistics planning data, such as transportation, personnel, and material requirements. This system is designed to support the management of resources and logistics in military operations. It helps in coordinating and tracking the movement of personnel, equipment, and supplies, ensuring that they are delivered to the right place at the right time. The GCSS plays a crucial role in optimizing logistics operations and ensuring efficient support to military forces.

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  • 22. 

    (029) Which system of interconnected computer networks is used by the United States Department of Defense and the United States Department of State?

    • A.

      Global Command and Control System (GCCS).

    • B.

      Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System (JWICS).

    • C.

      Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS).

    • D.

      Deployable Air Traffic Control and Lighting System (DATCALS).

    Correct Answer
    B. Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System (JWICS).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System (JWICS). This system is used by the United States Department of Defense and the United States Department of State. It is a secure network that allows for the transmission of classified information and intelligence between different government agencies. It is specifically designed for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes and is used to share sensitive information among authorized users.

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  • 23. 

    (030) Which system provides a solution to a decrease in manpower and increase in requirements, at the same time, taking advantage of new technological developments to deliver superior connectivity, flexibility, speed, reliability, and joint interoperability?

    • A.

      Global Command and Control System (GCCS).

    • B.

      Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System (JWICS).

    • C.

      Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS).

    • D.

      Strategic Automated Command and Control System (SACCS).

    Correct Answer
    C. Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS).
    Explanation
    The Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS) provides a solution to a decrease in manpower and increase in requirements by taking advantage of new technological developments. It delivers superior connectivity, flexibility, speed, reliability, and joint interoperability. This means that it can handle the increased demands of a changing environment while utilizing advanced technology to enhance communication, coordination, and decision-making capabilities.

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  • 24. 

    (031) Which command and control structure is a priority component of the global information grid (GIG) designed to support the President, SECDEF, and the JCS in the exercise of their responsibilities?

    • A.

      Global Command and Control System (GCCS).

    • B.

      National Military Command Center (NMCC).

    • C.

      National Military Command System (NMCS).

    • D.

      Strategic Automated Command and Control System (SACCS).

    Correct Answer
    C. National Military Command System (NMCS).
    Explanation
    The National Military Command System (NMCS) is a command and control structure that is a priority component of the global information grid (GIG). It is specifically designed to support the President, SECDEF, and the JCS (Joint Chiefs of Staff) in the exercise of their responsibilities. The NMCS ensures effective communication and coordination between these key decision-makers and enables them to make informed decisions regarding military operations and national security.

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  • 25. 

    (032) Which command and control structure is a primary network used to transmit the emergency action messages (EAM) generated by the National Military Command Center (NMCC) to the warfighting commanders in the field?

    • A.

      Global Command and Control System (GCCS).

    • B.

      National Military Command Center (NMCC).

    • C.

      Strategic Automated Command and Control System (SACCS)

    • D.

      Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS).

    Correct Answer
    C. Strategic Automated Command and Control System (SACCS)
    Explanation
    The Strategic Automated Command and Control System (SACCS) is the correct answer because it is the primary network used to transmit emergency action messages (EAM) generated by the National Military Command Center (NMCC) to the warfighting commanders in the field. SACCS is a command and control structure that provides secure and reliable communication between the NMCC and the field commanders, ensuring the timely transmission of vital information during emergency situations.

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    (032) Which command and control structure has network node whose survivability is achieved using nuclear hardened equipment, redundant circuits, and alternate communications paths?

    • A.

      Global Command and Control System (GCCS).

    • B.

      National Military Command Center (NMCC).

    • C.

      National Military Command System (NMCS)

    • D.

      Strategic Automated Command and Control System (SACCS)

    Correct Answer
    C. National Military Command System (NMCS)
    Explanation
    The National Military Command System (NMCS) is the command and control structure that has a network node with survivability achieved through the use of nuclear hardened equipment, redundant circuits, and alternate communications paths. This structure ensures that the network node can continue to function even in the event of nuclear attacks or other disruptions.

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  • 27. 

    (033) Which system was originally designed as a specialized system for Army, Navy, and Air Force technicians to use as a tool to troubleshoot network problems?

    • A.

      JEWELER

    • B.

      SEAMARK

    • C.

      NEWSDEALER

    • D.

      STREAMLINER

    Correct Answer
    B. SEAMARK
    Explanation
    SEAMARK was originally designed as a specialized system for Army, Navy, and Air Force technicians to use as a tool to troubleshoot network problems.

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  • 28. 

    (034) Which program was created in response to the FY 9703 Defense Planning Guidance that directed a “program to migrate to a multi-intelligence, common, interoperable, open systems ground systems architecture?

    • A.

      Distributed Common Ground Station (DCGS).

    • B.

      National Military Command System (NMCS).

    • C.

      Strategic Automated Command and Control System (SACCS).

    • D.

      Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS).

    Correct Answer
    A. Distributed Common Ground Station (DCGS).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Distributed Common Ground Station (DCGS). This program was created in response to the FY 97-03 Defense Planning Guidance that directed a program to migrate to a multi-intelligence, common, interoperable, open systems ground systems architecture.

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  • 29. 

    (034) Which systems basic functions operational elements are tasking, processing, exploitation, and dissemination (TPED)?

    • A.

      Distributed Common Ground Station (DCGS).

    • B.

      National Military Command System (NMCS).

    • C.

      Strategic Automated Command and Control System (SACCS).

    • D.

      Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS).

    Correct Answer
    C. Strategic Automated Command and Control System (SACCS).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Strategic Automated Command and Control System (SACCS). The TPED functions of tasking, processing, exploitation, and dissemination are essential for a command and control system to effectively gather, analyze, and distribute information. The SACCS is a system used by the United States Air Force for nuclear command and control, and it relies on these TPED functions to carry out its mission. Therefore, SACCS is the system that aligns with the given operational elements.

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  • 30. 

    (035) Which system is a radar tracker and correlator software program that is hosted on a powerful server based computer system, which takes inputs from long and short range radars and displays it all on a scope (computer monitor)?

    • A.

      Distributed Common Ground Station (DCGS).

    • B.

      Base Control System-Fixed (BCS-F).

    • C.

      National Military Command System (NMCS).

    • D.

      Strategic Automated Command and Control System (SACCS).

    Correct Answer
    B. Base Control System-Fixed (BCS-F).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Base Control System-Fixed (BCS-F). This system is a radar tracker and correlator software program that is hosted on a powerful server-based computer system. It takes inputs from long and short-range radars and displays the information on a scope or computer monitor. The BCS-F is used for air defense purposes and helps in tracking and correlating radar data for effective surveillance and control.

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  • 31. 

    (036) Which system capitalizes on the popular commercial direct broadcast satellite technology to provide critical information to the nation’s warfighters?

    • A.

      Global Broadcast Service (GBS).

    • B.

      Distributed Common Ground Station

    • C.

      Base Control System-Fixed (BCS-F).

    • D.

      National Military Command System (NMCS).

    Correct Answer
    A. Global Broadcast Service (GBS).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Global Broadcast Service (GBS). GBS is a system that utilizes commercial direct broadcast satellite technology to deliver crucial information to the nation's warfighters. This technology allows for the rapid dissemination of information, enabling real-time communication and situational awareness for military personnel. By capitalizing on popular commercial satellite technology, GBS ensures that critical information reaches warfighters efficiently and effectively, enhancing their ability to make informed decisions and carry out their missions successfully.

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  • 32. 

    Which system is a service that broadcasts via communication payloads on military satellites (Ka band) and commercial satellites (Ku Band)?

    • A.

      Global Broadcast Service (GBS).

    • B.

      Distributed Common Ground Station

    • C.

      Base Control System-Fixed (BCS-F).

    • D.

      National Military Command System (NMCS).

    Correct Answer
    A. Global Broadcast Service (GBS).
    Explanation
    The Global Broadcast Service (GBS) is a system that broadcasts via communication payloads on military satellites (Ka band) and commercial satellites (Ku Band). The other options, Distributed Common Ground Station, Base Control System-Fixed (BCS-F), and National Military Command System (NMCS), do not involve broadcasting via communication payloads on both military and commercial satellites.

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  • 33. 

    (037) Which system is a USAF program supporting Global, Defense Communication System (DCS) HF Entry, Mystic Star, and System of Inter- American Telecommunications for the Air Forces (SITFAA) missions?

    • A.

      Global Broadcast Service (GBS).

    • B.

      Distributed Common Ground Station

    • C.

      Base Control System-Fixed (BCS-F).

    • D.

      High Frequency-Global Communications System (HF-GCS).

    Correct Answer
    D. High Frequency-Global Communications System (HF-GCS).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is High Frequency-Global Communications System (HF-GCS). This system is a USAF program that supports Global, Defense Communication System (DCS) HF missions. The other options mentioned, such as Global Broadcast Service (GBS), Distributed Common Ground Station, and Base Control System-Fixed (BCS-F), are not specifically mentioned as supporting DCS HF missions.

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  • 34. 

    (037) Which system provides high-quality voice/data HF and ultra-high frequency (UHF) satellite communications to the president, vice president, cabinet members, and other senior government and military officials while aboard special airlift mission (SAM) aircraft?

    • A.

      Seamark

    • B.

      NORAD

    • C.

      Mystic Star

    • D.

      MILSATCOM

    Correct Answer
    C. Mystic Star
    Explanation
    Mystic Star is the correct answer because it is the system that provides high-quality voice/data HF and ultra-high frequency (UHF) satellite communications to the president, vice president, cabinet members, and other senior government and military officials while aboard special airlift mission (SAM) aircraft.

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  • 35. 

    (038) Which system provides the ability to rapidly detect and identify airborne targets with minimal or no support?

    • A.

      Global Broadcast Service (GBS).

    • B.

      Distributed Common Ground Station (DCGS).

    • C.

      Base Control System-Fixed (BCS-F).

    • D.

      Ground Theater Air Control (GTACS).

    Correct Answer
    D. Ground Theater Air Control (GTACS).
    Explanation
    Ground Theater Air Control (GTACS) provides the ability to rapidly detect and identify airborne targets with minimal or no support. This system is specifically designed for air control in a theater of operations, allowing for efficient and effective detection and identification of airborne targets. GTACS is capable of providing real-time situational awareness and command and control capabilities, enabling quick decision-making and response to potential threats in the air.

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  • 36. 

    (038) Which system can be deployed in either the Control Reporting Center or Control Reporting Element configurations?

    • A.

      Global Broadcast Service (GBS).

    • B.

      Distributed Common Ground Station (DCGS).

    • C.

      Base Control System-Fixed (BCS-F).

    • D.

      Ground Theater Air Control (GTACS).

    Correct Answer
    D. Ground Theater Air Control (GTACS).
    Explanation
    Ground Theater Air Control (GTACS) is the system that can be deployed in either the Control Reporting Center or Control Reporting Element configurations. This means that GTACS can be used in both of these configurations depending on the specific needs and requirements of the situation.

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  • 37. 

    (039) What function provides the Department of Defense (DOD) with the capability to reach hundreds of thousands of people via personal computers (PC), personal digital assistants (PDAs), land and cell phones, pagers, Blackberry devices, and/or giant voice systems in realtime?

    • A.

      Command Post.

    • B.

      AtHoc's Solutions

    • C.

      Regional warning system

    • D.

      Command warning system

    Correct Answer
    B. AtHoc's Solutions
    Explanation
    AtHoc's Solutions is the correct answer because it provides the Department of Defense (DOD) with the capability to reach hundreds of thousands of people in real-time through various communication devices such as personal computers, personal digital assistants, land and cell phones, pagers, Blackberry devices, and giant voice systems.

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  • 38. 

    Which theater deployable communications (TDC) equipment characteristics requires size, weight, power requirements, and equipment set-up times are kept to an absolute minimum to support the transportation, deployment, and operations in a deployed environment.

    • A.

      Mobility

    • B.

      Survivability

    • C.

      Interoperability

    • D.

      Modularity-Scalability

    Correct Answer
    A. Mobility
    Explanation
    The characteristic of mobility is important in theater deployable communications (TDC) equipment because it requires the size, weight, power requirements, and equipment set-up times to be kept to a minimum. This allows for easy transportation, deployment, and operations in a deployed environment. By being mobile, the TDC equipment can be quickly and efficiently moved to different locations as needed, providing communication capabilities in various areas of the theater of operations. This ensures that communication is readily available and adaptable to the changing needs of the mission.

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