The Integration of Naval, Air and Land Forces within the JOC of the JOINTEX Stage 3C Exercise


  1. Lichacz, F.M.J.
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Defence R&D Canada - Ottawa, Ottawa ONT (CAN)
The Joint Experiment (JOINTEX) Stage 3C Exercise was conducted 6-21 February 2012 at the Canadian Forces Warfare Center (CFWC). The aim of this exercise was to exercise the Canadian Forces (CF) in a deployed Joint Task Force Headquarters (JTFHQ) in the planning and execution of a CF- led JTF conducting full spectrum operations within a multinational/coalition environment. The objective of this exercise was to support the 1t Canadian Division Headquarters’ (1st Cdn Div HQ) effort to develop and practice integrated Canadian Forces (CF) joint operations in a multinational coalition setting. The purpose of this Technical Memorandum it to present the findings about the procedural integration of the naval, air and land forces within the Joint Operating Center (JOC) of the JTFHQ. In order to assess the procedural integration of the naval, air and land operators within the JOC, the researchers interviewed the operators about their role in the Joint Operating Command (JOC), their primary lines of communication within the JOC. Furthermore, the operators were requested answer a number of questionnaires related to various procedural activities within the JOC. Taken together, the interviewers and responses to the questionnaires reveal that the operators within the JOC during JOINTEX Stage 3C were well integrated at a procedural level. The interviews revealed that the operators had the necessary personnel within the JOC to allow them to carry out their jobs. Moreover, the responses to th
Report Number
DRDC-OTTAWA-TM-2012-160 — Technical Memorandum
Date of publication
01 Dec 2012
Number of Pages
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