DEFINITION
World-Wide Military Command and Control System

The system that provides the means for operational direction and technical
administrative support involved in the function of command and control of U.S. military forces. The system comprises: The NMCS - The command and control systems of the unified and specified commands - The WWMCCS-related management/information systems of the headquarters of the Military Departments - The command and control systems of the headquarters of the service component commands - The command and control support systems of DoD agencies. The system furnishes a multi-path channel of secure communications to transmit information from primary sources to those who must make decisions (including the President) and to transmit their decisions (in the form of military orders) to subordinates.

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