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FM 100-13

FIELD MANUAL
No. 100-13

HEADQUARTERS
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Washington, DC, 5 September 1996

 

FM 100-13

BATTLEFIELD COORDINATION DETACHMENT (BCD)

Table of Contents


LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLES

PREFACE

CHAPTER 1
THE BCD MISSION AND ROLE IN OPERATIONS

Section I - Mission and Role of the BCD

BCD Mission

BCD Basis of Allocation

BCD Role in Support of Corps Operations

Section II - BCD Functions

General

Battle Command

Intelligence

Firepower Means

Airspace Management

Air Defense

Theater Missile Defense

Command and Control Warfare

Airlift Support

Section III - BCD Relationship to Other Services

General

USAF

USN

Marine Corps

Special Operations Forces

Section IV - BCD Relation to Multinational Forces in Coalition Operations

BCD Role with Multinational Forces

BCD Role in Support of Coalition Force Operations

CHAPTER 2
BCD ORGANIZATION, MANNING AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Section I - BCD Organization and Responsibilities

BCD Organization

Headquarters Element

Operations Section

Plans Section

Intelligence Section

Air Defense Section

Airspace Management Section

Airlift Section

BCD Relationship to Ground Liaison Officers

Section II - BCD Personnel and Duties

Manning

Headquarters Element

Operations Section

Plans Section

Intelligence Section

Air Defense Section

Airspace Management Section

Airlift Section

Section III - BCD Support and Material Requirements

General

Signal Support

Transportation Support

Augmentation

Training

CHAPTER 3
BCD OPERATIONS

Section I - BCD Functions During ATO Development

Introduction

Joint Force Air Component Commander

BCD Interface with a JAOC

Apportionment and Allocation Process

Air Apportionment

Apportionment Timelines

Allocation Process

Joint Air Tasking Cycle

Joint ATO Phases

Section II - BCD Operational Interests

General

BCD and the ARFOR Decision-Making Process

BCD and ARFOR Deep Operations

BCD and the ARFOR DOCC

Airlift

CHAPTER 4
COMMUNICATIONS AND AUTOMATION

Section I - Communications

External Communications

Internal Communications

Signal Support

Section II

General

Information Systems Support

CHAPTER 5
BCD SUPPORT TO CONTINGENCY MISSIONS

Contingency Operations

BCD Personnel for Contingency Operations

Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS)

Role of the ANGLICO

Planning and Considerations

APPENDIX A
BCD RELATIONSHIP TO THE USAF

USAF Air Operations Center as JAOC

USAF JAOC Functions

USAF JAOC Organization

JAOC Director

Combat Plans Division

Combat Operations Division

Combat Intelligence Division

Systems Control Center

Logistics Readiness Center

Combat Service Support Center

Airlift Coordination Cell (ALCC)

APPENDIX B
BCD RELATIONSHIP TO THE NAVFOR AND MARFOR

Navy Tactical Air Control Center

Air Support Control Section

Air Warfare Section

Air Traffic Control Section

Helicopter Coordination Section

Plans and Support Section

Air Intelligence Officer

USMC Tactical Air Command Center

Integration of the BCD into the TACC

BCD Functional Area Links

Sea-Based Communications

BCD Operations During Joint Amphibious Operations

BCD to Marine TACC Links

APPENDIX C
TRAINING

Formal Training

Training Task List

Environmental Protection

APPENDIX D
ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS TRAINING

Environmental Standards

Risk Management

GLOSSARY

REFERENCES

AUTHORIZATION LETTER


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