1. What does combat-ready communications and information forces provide?
    first-in capabilities to support peacetime through combat operations worldwide
  2. Who plans, engineers, deploys, and employs support for all air and space forces?
    Comm & information professionals
  3. What will disappear as personnel become adept in the standardized expeditionary C&I skill sets needed to support Expeditionary Air and Space Forces throughout the entire predeployment/deployment cycle?
    the dividing line between fixed and tactical C&I
  4. Why do we have quicker response times, an efficient use of resources, and more effective training than previous Air and Space Expeditioary Force deployments?
    capabilities of systems to to be utilized in both initial and sustained deployments
  5. Initial communications support is a major player in what area?
    They provide the communicating link between forces securing the area and setting up support facilities as well as providing messaging capabilities back to the garrison units
  6. Within what time frames are initial communications support designed to provide basic communications to a bare base operation?
    24 to 72 hours
  7. What are the 3 major components in the TDC program and what does it provide?
    1.lightweight multiband satellite terminal (LMST)- provides easily deployable, long hall comms 2.integrated comm access package (ICAP)- provides switched voice and data traffic 3.network control center deployed (NCC-D)- provides radio, voice, record and data comm;visual information services and information protections
  8. What is the mission of the sustained communications support teams?
    To ensure AEF and AEW commanders have connectivity and an uninterrupted flow of mission critical information to field units, in garrison units, and to command structures for the duration of the contingency
  9. What program is a state of the art ground comm infrastructure that is designed to replace older comm systems?
    TDC program
  10. Is TDC-ICAP used in initial communications support or sustained communications support?
  11. What is the TDC-ICAP network designed to provide and to what network area?
    it provides tele, data and switched message service to customers at various locations within a metro area
  12. What concept allows planners to scale the network to meet the needs of deployments ranging from a few subscribers to a full wing, or even a joint air force command component
    building block concept
  13. what is the conduit that ties all the lans together and provides the interface to other networks?
    the base hun (MAN)
  14. Which phase of the deployment cycle is all the preparation done?
  15. What order indicates that your unit may deploy?
    warning order
  16. Which phase in the deployment cycle do you enter after disembarking from your transportation?
    establish services
  17. In which phase of the deployment cycle do you replace and or repair worn equipment and replenish supplies?
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