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AN/GSG-10, TACFIRE

SYNOPSIS: TACFIRE AUTOMATES SELECTED FIELD ARTLLERY COMMAND AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS TO PROVIDE EFFICIENT MANAGEMENT OF FIRE SUPPORT RESOURCES.

ACQUISITION CATEGORY: IV

ACQUISITION PHASE: MS IV Operations/Support

PE & LINE #: F55750 (CORPS DIVARTY)

F55818 (DIVISION DIVARTY)

F83626 (BATTALION)

DESCRIPTION: TACFIRE is composed of computers and remote devices linked by digital communications using existing radio and wire communications equipment. TACFIRE automates selected field artillery command and control functions to provide efficient management of fire support resources.

TRANSPORTATION CHARACTERISTICS / LIMITATIONS: Can be transported by regular modes of motor and rail service. Compatible for loading by air in C130, C141, C124, C133, and C5A aircraft.

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND: The last TACFIRE fielding was completed in 1987. Installations of the two major modifications (Upgraded Counterfire Equipment and CP-1822) were completed in 1990. The TACFIRE/MSE interface device is currently being fielded. Replacement of TACFIRE by IFSAS began 2Q94.

REQUIREMENTS DOCUMENT: QMR, Mar 66.

TYPE CLASSIFICATION: Standard approved Oct 78.

EVENT SCHEDULE FISCAL YEAR

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QTR

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TACFIRE MSE INTFC Device Fielding

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IFSAS Begin Replacing TACFIRE

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