HQ NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE DEFENSE COMMAND NORAD/USSPACECOM REGULATION 23-1
HQ UNITED STATES SPACE COMMAND
Peterson Air Force Base Colorado 80914-5000 12 September 1991

Operations

MISSION, ORGANIZATION, AND RESPONSIBILITIES

OF THE

NORAD/USSPACECOM MOBILE CONSOLIDATED COMMAND CENTER (MCCC)

This regulation describes mission, responsibilities, and organization of the
CINCNORAD/USCINCSPACE Mobile Consolidated Command Center (MCCC). It applies
to North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), United States Space
Command (USSPACECOM), all component commands, and subordinate elements
assigned, attached, or under control of the MCCC in peacetime or during
conflict. Component commands and subordinate elements may supplement this
regulation as applicable. Supplements must be approved by appropriate HQ
NORAD and or HQ USSPACECOM staffs and CINCNORAD/USCINCSPACE.

1. Mission. The MCCC is a mobile, survivable, enduring strategic command
and control center. It provides continuity of operations in support of NORAD
and USSPACECOM missions according to the Unified Command Plan (UCP), the Joint
Strategic Capabilities Plan (JSCP), JCS MROC 1-84, and CINCNORAD/USCINCSPACE
OPlans.

2. Organization:

a. The MCCC is made up of five separate elements:

(1) The Command Element: Commander and Deputy.

(2) The MCCC Cadre (according to JCS MR0C 1-84, Annex A, paragraph
3d): Mobile Consolidated Command Center Division (SPJ3CR).

(3) Battle staff: NORAD, USSPACECOM, and component personnel
identified on the MCCC Wartime Manning/Personnel Document.

(4) Support Squadron: Air Force Space Command (AFSPACECOM) unit
organized to meet MCCC operational requirements.

(5) Component Augmentees - USSPACECOM component personnel identified
on the MCCC Wartime Manning/Personnel Document.

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b. MCCC Liaison Element (MLE) - Non-deployable NORAD and USSPACECOM
battle staff personnel dedicated as informational conduits for the major
commands to the MCCC.

c. A functional wiring diagram for deployable MCCC members is provided
at attachment 1. The diagram's personnel requirements are dynamically
addressed in the Jl Wartime Manpower/Personnel Document.

3. Responsibilities:

a. CINCNORAD:

(1) Ensures the NORAD mission positions are properly manned and all
NORAD MCCC equipment requirements are identified and supported by HQ
USSPACECOM.

(2) Ensures headquarters, regions, and sectors possess plans,
procedures, appropriate equipment, and training necessary to ensure
survivability and enable them to do their required pre-, trans-, or post-
attack mission.

b. USCINCSPACE:

(1) Ensures the MCCC is properly manned and equipped to perform the
USSPACECOM mission in the pre-, trans-, or post-attack environment.

(2) Ensures headquarters component commands possess plans,
procedures, equipment, and training necessary to enable surviving forces to
do their required trans- or post-attack mission.

c. Vice CINCNORAD/Deputy USCINCSPACE (NV/UD):

(1) Serves as the commander of the MCCC.

(2) Using the NORAD/USSPACECOM Inspector General, conducts periodic
appraisal and evaluation of MCCC capabilities.

(3) Maintains currency and qualifications to perform assessment and
special activity roles and or mission.

d. HQ NORAD/HQ USSPACECOM Director of Manpower and Personnel (N/SPJI):

(1) Provides comprehensive, detailed, and current checklists, plans,
and reference documents to support functions and duties of the battle staff
personnel positions.
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(2) Maintains, updates, and periodically (at least quarterly)
publishes the MCCC Wartime Manpower/Personnel Documents (WARMUP). This
document serves as the organizational manning document for HQ NORAD and HQ
USSPACECOM.

(3) Maintains the MCCC family information package in order to
provide support information to the families of deployable battle staff
members.

(4) Provides qualified personnel to the MCCC personnel positions)
in support of the NORAD/USSPACECOM mission.

a. HQ NORAD/HQ USSPACECOM Director of Intelligence (N/SPJ2):

(1) Provides qualified, certified personnel to the MCCC for
intelligence positions and provides a senior intelligence officer to head the
NORAD/USSPACECOM consolidated MCCC intelligence staff.

(2) Provides comprehensive, detailed, and current checklists, plans,
and reference documents to support all functions and duties of the battle
staff intelligence positions.

(3) Provides counterintelligence support.

(4) Provides intelligence expertise and intelligence requirements
for future upgrades, including future intelligence systems to the MCCS.
Also, ensures full intelligence support to the MCCC mission.

(5) Ensures the NORAD/USSPACECOM Consolidated Intelligence Watch
Center (CIWC), Combined Intelligence Center (GIC), and Crisis Action Team
(CAT) transmit all-source intelligence data to the MCCC to provide
Indications and Warning information and all-source intelligence necessary to
assume Director of Intelligence responsibilities should the MCCC execute its
primary mission.

(6) Provides guidance, oversight, and approval of MCCC security
procedures for receiving, storing, and transmitting sensitive compartmented
information (SCI). Administers programs for SCI personnel requirements
through the HQ NORAD/HQ USSPACECOM Special Security Officer (SSO).

f. HQ NORAD Director of Combat Operations (NJ3):

(1) In close coordination with HQ USSPACECOM Director of Operations,
develops direction on all matters, issues, plans, policies, and requirements
concerning the MCCC.

(2) Co-chairs with HQ USSPACECOM Director of Operations, a
requirements review council to evaluate and approve all studies and analysis
efforts related to the MCCC.
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(3) Provides qualified personnel to the MCCC and the MCCC Liaison
Element (MLE) for NORAD operational mission positions:

(a) Integrated tactical warning and attack assessment (TW/AA).

(b) Air Defense.

(c) NBC/CARDA/RECA (Nuclear, Biological, Chemical/Continental
Airborne Reconnaissance for Damage Assessment/Residual Capabilities
Assessment).

(d) Other operations positions (Deputy Commander, Mission
Director, Deputy Mission Director) as required.

(4) Provides comprehensive, detailed, and current checklists, plans,
and reference documents to support all functions and duties of battle staff
operations positions.

(5) Ensures all NORAD MCCC battle staff members are fully trained
and proficient in their assigned MCCC battle staff missions.

(6) Reviews and approves MCCC Wartime Manpower/Personnel Document,
to include structure and appointment changes.

(7) Provides guidance and oversight for present and future MCCC
operations and capabilities in support of NORAD requirements to include
communications.

(8) Defines current NORAD MCCC operational requirements, and works
with HQ NORAD Director of Plans on identifying future requirements, to HQ
USSPACECOM Deputy Director for Command and Control for the procurement of
required supplies, equipment, and support for the conduct of NORAD MCCC
function.

(9) Ensures the MLE transmits integrated TW/AA and status of NORAD
forces to the MCCC so the MCCC maintains situational awareness necessary to
assume command of NORAD forces.

(10) Defines reporting and communications procedures to be used
between Region Operations Control Centers (ROCC), Sector Operations Control
Centers (SOCC), Airborne Warning and Control aircraft, and the MCCC.

(11) Ensures operational readiness and the ability of the MCCC to
conduct all required missions.

(12) In coordination with HQ USSPACECOM Director of Operations,
approves all NORAD personnel changes to the MCCC before submittal to HQ
NORAD/USSPACECOM Director of Manpower and Personnel. Approves all NORAD
personnel changes to the MCCC.
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g. HQ NORAD Director of Plans (NJ5):

(1) Provides qualified personnel to the MCCC in support of NORAD
battle staff requirements.

(2) Provides comprehensive, detailed, and current checklists, plans,
and reference documents to support functions and duties of the battle staff
positions manned by HQ NORAD Director of Plans personnel.

(3) Ensures the completeness and currency of Region and Sector
supporting plans.

(4) Defines NORAD MCCC future requirements to HQ NORAD Director of
Combat Operations and HQ USSPACECOM Director of Operations for the
procurement of required support for the conduct of NORAD MCCC missions.

h. HQ USSPACECOM Director of Operations (SPJ3):

(1) In close coordination with HQ NORAD Director of Combat
Operations, serves as the office of primary responsibility for all matters,
issues, plans, policies, and requirements concerning the MCCC.

(2) Provides guidance and oversight for present and future MCCC
operations and capabilities in support of national and USSPACECOM
requirements.

(3) Ensures qualified personnel are assigned to the MCCC for all
USSPACECOM positions.

(4) Ensures comprehensive, detailed, and current checklists, plans,
and reference documents to support battle staff operations functions and
duties are available for all operations positions.

(5) Ensures all USSPACECOM MCCC battle staff members are fully
trained and proficient in their assigned MCCC battle staff missions.

(6) Establishes and operates a requirements review council
consisting of NORAD and USSPACECOM agencies to evaluate and approve all
studies and analysis efforts before initiation of all projects related to the
MCCC. The council is co-chaired by HQ NORAD Director of Combat Operations.

(7) Defines MCCC requirements (according to JCS MROC 1-84) to
component commands for the procurement of required supplies, equipment, and
support. Conducts a CINC's quarterly In Progress Review (IPR) of all issues
affecting MCCC operational readiness. Establishes a formal support agreement
with the component commanders.

(8) Reviews and approves MCCC Wartime Manpower/Personnel Document,
to include structure and appointment changes.
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(9) Maintains and exercises an MCCC recall roster. Coordinates with
HQ NORAD Director of Combat operations the recall of HQ NORAD battle staff
personnel to ensure all NORAD mission requirements are met.

(10) Ensures the operational integration and coordination of
command, control, and communications capabilities required by Executive
Order, National Security Decisions, Department of Defense Directive, Joint
Strategic Capabilities Plan, TJCP, and JCS MROC 1-84.

(11) Identifies and defines procedures and requirements for MCCC
battle staff systems, operations, and security.

(12) Provides a mobile Special Activities capability.

(13) Ensures operational readiness and the ability of the MCCC to
conduct all required missions.

(14) Ensures sufficient operational wartime supported sites exist to
support the MCCC.

(15) Distributes the MCCC Family Information Package.

(16) In coordination with HQ NORAD Director of Combat Operations,
approves all manpower and personnel changes to the MCCC before submittal to
N/SPJ1. Approves all HQ USSPACECOM personnel changes to the MCCC.

i. HQ USSPACECOM Director of Command Control Systems & Logistics (J4-J6):

(1) Provides qualified personnel to the MCCC communications
and logistics positions.

(2) Provides comprehensive, detailed, and current checklists, plans,
and reference material to support all functions and duties of the battle
staff communications and logistics positions.

(3) Provides guidance on systems integration and logistics support.
Renders advice on present and future communications-computer systems.

(4) Provides program management support for the MCCC to include
communications, data automation, and logistic integration. Recommends policy
concerning MCCC command, control, and communications (C') and logistics
systems.

(5) Ensures communications and logistics annexes of supporting plans
support MCCC austere post-attack survivability requirements.

(6) Ensures the technical integration of C 3 capabilities received by
Executive Orders, National Security Decisions, Department of Defense
Directives, Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan, the Unified Command Plan, JCS
MROC 1-84, and NSOR 18-88.
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j. HQ USSPACECOM Director of Plans (SPJ5):

(1) Provides qualified personnel, if required, in support of the
MCCC battle staff.

(2) Provides comprehensive, detailed, and current checklists, plans,
and reference documents to support all functions and duties of the battle
staff if positions are manned by HQ USSPACECOM Director of Plans personnel.

(3) Ensures future upgrades, expansions, or acquisitions for the
MCCC are included in existing command and control plans and architectures.
Ensures interoperability between the MCCC and existing and planned command
and control facilities; such as, the Consolidated Command Center (CCC),
Alternate Consolidated Command Center (ACCC), and Offutt Processing and
Correlation Center (OPCC).

k. HQ NORAD/HQ USSPACECOM Director of Public Affairs (PA):

(1) Prior to deployment, provides advice and counsel to the MCCC
Commander on policies concerning release of information and in community
relations matters.

(2) Reviews all information and or articles relating to MCCC prior
to public and or internal release according to the MCCC Security
Classification Guide.

1. HQ NORAD/HQ USSPACECOM Inspector General (IG). Ensures a formal
periodic inspection and or evaluation is conducted.

m. Commander, United States Army Space Command (COMARSPACE):

(1) Ensures the component command's ability to fulfill the
requirements of HQ NORAD/HQ USSPACECOM OPlans.

(2) Provides USARSPACE personnel and logistics to the MCCC for the
USSPACECOM missions according to current plans and directives, Provides
augmentee personnel information quarterly to HQ USSPACECOM Director of
Manpower and Personnel as an addendum to the Wartime Manpower/Personnel
Document.

(3) Using periodic formal inspections and or evaluations, ensures
subordinate units possess plans, procedures, equipment, and training
necessary to enable surviving forces to accomplish their required pre-,
trans-, and post-attack missions.

n. Commander, United States Naval Space Command (COMNAVSPACECOM):

(1) Ensures the component command's ability to fulfill the
requirements of HQ NORAD/HQ USSPACECOM OPlans.
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(2) Provides NAVSPACECOM personnel and logistics to the MCCC for the
NORAD/USSPACECOM missions according to current plans and directives.
Provides augmentee personnel information quarterly to HQ USSPACECOM/Jl as an
addendum to the Wartime Manpower/Personnel Document.

(3) Using periodic formal inspections and or evaluations, ensures
subordinate units possess plans, procedures, equipment, and training
necessary to enable surviving forces to accomplish their required pre-,
trans-, and post-attack missions.

o. Commander, United States Air Force Space Command (COMAFSPACE):

(1) Ensures the component command's ability to fulfill the
requirements of HQ NORAD/HQ USSPACECOM OPlans.

(2) Provides HQ AFSPACECOM personnel, equipment, and logistics, to
include a dedicated support squadron for the NORAD/USSPACECOM MCCC missions,
according to current plans and directives. Provides MCCC Support Squadron
and augmentee personnel information quarterly to HQ USSPACECOM/Jl as an
addendum to the Wartime Manpower/Personnel Document.

(3) Using periodic formal inspections and or evaluations, ensures
subordinate units possess plans, procedures, equipment, and training
necessary to enable surviving forces to accomplish their required pre-,
trans-, and post-attack missions.

(4) Is primarily responsible for Configuration Control Board
responsibilities in association with the MCCC.

OFFICIAL DONALD J. KUTYNA
General, USAF
Commander in Chief

MICHAEL A. KLICH 1 Attachment
Lieutenant Colonel, USAF MCCC Organization
Director of Information Management
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