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.
What does TACON stand for?
TACON stands for Tactical Control
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
See other definitions of TACON
- Tactical Communications
- Theater Army Command
- Tactical Communications Electronic Warfare System
- Tank Automotive Command Logistics Assistance Representative
- TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (US Army)
- Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command - Armament and Chemical Acquisition and Logistic Activity
- Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command - Rock Island Arsenal (US Army)
- Technical Agent Tank Automotive and Armaments
- Tactical Communications
- Tactical Construction
- Tactical Coordination
- Tactical Operations Data
- Tactical Operations
- Threat-Assessment And Control Receiver
- Tactical Air Combat Operations Staff (USAF)
- Tactical Air Combat Simulation
- Tactical Air Defense Computerized Operational Simulation (Model)
- Tactical Airborne Countermeasures/Strike
- Terms And Conditions Of Service
- Transitions in Alcohol Consumption and Smoking (study)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The remote bunkers were part of the Orange Yeoman Tactical Control project which was designed to supply radar information directly to 16 remote gun sites which were controlled from a base at Newton near Frodsham, in Cheshire.
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.
Gamers take control of one of the main characters who are in command of eight Soul Reapers and have full tactical control over the battlefield.
Munster managed a late surge that included a try for New Zealander Nick Williams, but Biggar outshone O'Gara with his kicking and tactical control.
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.