Command and control warfare

Command and control warfare

Command and control warfare encompasses all the military tactics that use communications technology. It can be abbreviated as (C 2 W). An older name for these tactics is signals warfare, derived from the name given to communications by the military.

The following techniques are combined:

with the physical destruction of enemy communications facities. The objective is to deny information to the enemy and so disrupt its command and control capabilities. At the same time precautions are taken to protect friendly command and control capabilities against retaliation.

In addition to targeting the enemy's command and control, information warfare can be directed to the enemy's politicians and other civilian communications.

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