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What does TACON stand for?

TACON stands for Tactical Control

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Some COIN-centric practitioners now argue that by providing the command authorities of operational or tactical control to tactical-level commanders, the US military can efficiently and effectively attain strategic ends through tactical means.
Validation projects continue for the UH-60M Blackhawk, the OH-58 Kiowa Warrior, Patriot missile canisters, Patriot Tactical Control Stations, and 25-kW generators.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Central to this discussion are several key terms, such as combatant command (COCOM), operational control, and tactical control (TACON), most of which are defined in joint doctrine and worthy of mention herein.
Meanwhile the 40th ESB, along with the attached 69th Signal Company (Cable and Wire), deployed as theater assets under the operational control of the 160th Signal Brigade and the tactical control of Multi-National Force-Iraq to operate and maintain the strategic communications network.