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What does AFTADS stand for?

AFTADS stands for Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (US Army)


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TACP-CASS is an all-inclusive, digital machine-to-machine close air support and surface-to-surface field artillery targeting system that ties off to command and control systems such as the Theater Battle Management Control System, Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System and the Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below.
Evan Clayton, an advanced field artillery tactical data system operator with 1st Platoon, Battery B, said the difference in accuracy between rounds fired with conventional fuzes and those fired with PGK were noticed immediately.
Inside their command posts, company commanders exchanged text messages and e-mails, tracked simulated IEDs, collaborated on the battle with Command Post of the Future, and planned fires with the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System.
The demonstration, held in Tucson, Arizona, linked the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile, the Joint Standoff Weapon (Jsow) and the Maverick Lock On After Launch missile with the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System command and control system and the Integrated Real-Time Tactical Targeting System.
The use of the advanced Field Artillery tactical data system (AFATDS), fire orders, live-fire rehearsals and handheld terminal units (HTUs) with battery computer system (BCS) software and the introduction of cross-training between the Div Arty and its newly assigned light battery highlight that, sometimes, we don't train as we may have to fight.