Combatant Commander Battle Manager Fire Unit Tracking and Discrimination
Establish ROE for operations on basis of NCA guidance Maintain defense connectivity and validate readiness Maintain readiness  
Task surveillance, assets, alert AOR defense focus and set contingent ROE Activate and maintain readiness and status of defense resources Check and verify readiness status Prepare to or go active in designated surveillance sector
Determine priority of assets to be defended against this attack based on ROEs Select defense resources and plan engagements Select assets and maintain readiness to fire Concentrate resources on search and detection
Authorize battle manager to commit Select firing doctrine; authorize fire unit(s) to engage when forward-based radars verify threat Prepare interceptor(s) Cued or self-cued search, track, and characterization of threat objects
    After forward defense radar acquires threat, commit interceptor(s)
Prepare backup interceptors
Commit additional interceptors(s) as required for other credible objects
Establish track files and state vectors for all objects
Rank objects and transmit handover of TOM to interceptor
Update TOM periodically to interceptor, receive sensor data downlink and observe intercept
Damage assessment and response Look at both interceptor and radar TOMs and radar designated target objects and object ranking to determine need for additional intercepts
Kill assessment and decision for 2nd shot
Commit 2nd shot for any failure Maintain track on all objects


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