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Integrated Marine Multi Agent Command & Control System


Primary Purpose IMMACCS is an experimental, object-oriented

architecture that provides a common tactical

picture and tactical decision aid for the Marine

Commander in the Experimental Combat Operations

Center (ECOC). It is the core of the Capable

Warrior C4I decision-support system, providing

'near' real-time situation awareness (i.e.,

updated several times per second) at all C2

access nodes.

Sub-Functions Unit locations, decision support functions,

limited 3-D fly through, news group system

(Netscape Navigator Message), data base "reach


Equipment Requirements Currently the core system runs on Sun Ultra

II/Windows NT Java. MCWL experimenting with

other platforms.

Connectivity Requirements Requires access to a LAN on which core system is

attached. The LAN is not part of the system.

Crypto Requirements None.

Normal Locations Core system to be used in Capable Warrior

Advanced Warfighting Experiment ECOC with access

down to the squad/team level via laptops and

Personal Digital Assistants (PDA).

Information Managed Uses "Object-oriented" technology to manage all

objects/entities in the battle space.

Products Created Generates a common tactical picture (CTP).

Decision support tools are embedded in CTP.

Lead Service/Contractor USMC/California Polytechnic Institute CAD

Research Center, San Luis Obispo, CA.

Current Fielding Status Currently not fielded. Will be tested at Capable

Warrior. Future fielding is in question.

Known Problems

DIICOE Compliance Rating Level 6 with waivers.

Point of Contact Capt Hugh Cartright, MCWL, (703) 784-1084, DSN

278-1084, email

Updated by Capt J.F. Moffatt, USMC, CCSC-01


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