VTUAV Concept of Employment (CONOPS)

27 May 1999


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VTUAV Concept of Employment (CONOPS)

VTUAV Concept of Employment

FOCUS

SPECIFICS

CONCEPTS

Supporting Technologies

TCDL CONNECTIVITY

TCS: TACTICAL CONTROL SYSTEM & C4I Distribution/Exploitation

MISSIONS & PRIORITIES

UNTL Tactical Tasking

VTUAV Mission Priorities

VTUAV Missions by Priority

COLLECT INTELLIGENCE - EO / IR

COLLECT INTELLIGENCE - RF

COLLECT INTELLIGENCE - CHEM/BIO

PRODUCE INTELLIGENCE

NAVIGATE & CLOSE FORCES

ASSESS SITUATION

PROCESS TARGETS

PROCESS TARGETS

ATTACK TARGETS

ATTACK TARGETS - EA

ACQUIRE, ANALYZE, COMMUNICATE

ACQUIRE, ANALYZE, COMMUNICATE

RESCUE AND RECOVER

MAINTAIN MOBILITY

ENHANCE SURVIVABILITY

PLAN & EMPLOY C2W

CONDUCT COUNTER-MOBILITY

PROVIDE SECURITY FOR FORCES

OPERATIONS

TYPICAL PROFILE

MISSION PROCESS

EXECUTION

GROUND OPERATIONS - ASHORE

GROUND OPERATIONS - AT SEA

DEPARTURE

ENROUTE

TRANSFER OF CONTROL

REMOTE SITE OPERATIONS

RDT OPERATIONS

RECOVERY

FORCE STRUCTURE

USN VTUAV Flight Crew & Duties

USN VTUAV Detachment Organization

USN VTUAV Functional Organization

USN VTUAV Tactical Organization

USMC System

USMC VMU Personnel Structure

USMC VMU Detachment Structure

USMC VMU Core Structure

USMC VMU Vehicle Breakdown

Initial Deployment Plan

Initial System Distribution

Author: N863C