Department of the Army
Washington, DC, 31 March 2000
ARMY AIR AND MISSILE DEFENSE COMMAND OPERATIONS
Distribution Restriction: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
This field manual (FM) is a doctrinal guide to Army Air and Missile Defense Command (AAMDC) operations. It is intended for use by the AAMDC commander and his staff as well as the commanders and staffs of Army, joint, and multinational elements that interact with the AAMDC in the conduct of theater air and missile defense operations.
The manual includes chapters on the AAMDC mission, roles and organization; command and control relationships; operations; support; and communications. Also included are appendices that describe the AAMDC equipment and provide a formatted sample air and missile defense (AMD) annex. The sample AMD annex is included to assist AAMDC planners in developing the AMD annex to the operations plan. The equipment appendix shows the physical layout of the AAMDC tactical operations center (TOC) and describes the air and missile defense planning and control system (AMDPCS), the integrated system of hardware and software within the TOC used to plan and execute the AAMDC mission.
This publication implements the following international standardization agreement (ISA):
Counter Air Operations-ATP-42
The proponent for this manual is HQ TRADOC. Send comments and recommendations on DA Form 2028 directly to Commandant, US Army Air Defense Artillery School, ATTN: ATSA-DOT-D, Fort Bliss, Texas 79916-3802.
Unless this publication states otherwise, masculine nouns or pronouns do not refer exclusively to men.
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