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Airspace Deconfliction System (ADS)

Primary Purpose Provide airspace planners with capability to

build an Airspace Control Order (ACO) from Combat

Airspace Deconfliction Systems (CADS) or direct

Airspace Control Measure (ACM) inputs. Also used

in subsystem of Contingency Theater Automatic

Planning System (CTAPS).

Sub-Functions Air Tasking Order (ATO) execution to accommodate

changing battlefield situation. Three dimensional

representation of airspace information and

implementation of the Common Mapping Standard


Equipment Requirements ADS uses CAF standard workstations and servers

already resident in CTAPS.

Connectivity Requirements ADS is a fully integrated application in CTAPS.

Crypto Requirements None

Normal Locations Joint Air Operations Center (JAOC), Navy Tactical

Air Control System (NTACS), Marine Air Command

and Control System (MACCS), Air Support

Operations Center (ASOC), Control and Reporting

Center (CRC).

Information Managed ADS allows for the entry, viewing, and automated

deconfliction of an Airspace Control Measures

Request (ACMREQ). The ACO data is made available

to APS and CAFMS for use with ATOs and may also

be formatted and transmitted as a USMTF message.

Products Created ADS is used to generate the Airspace Control

Order (ACO).

Lead Service/Contractor US Air Force, Air Combat Command

Current Fielding Status Fielded.

Known Problems None

DIICOE Compliance Rating Same as CTAPS.

Point of Contact


Updated by CPT Reginald E. Bryant, USA, CCSC-01


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