CENTCOM’s Target Fusion Cell (TFC)

Destroyed ISIL oil tankers. (Photo by SSgt Charles Rivezzo, U.S. AFCENT Public Affairs, Dec 8, 2016). Targets were struck based on intel from the Target Fusion Cell.
Destroyed ISIL oil tankers. (Photo by SSgt Charles Rivezzo, U.S. AFCENT Public Affairs, Dec 8, 2016). Targets were struck based on intel from the Target Fusion Cell.

The newly-established Target Fusion Cell (TFC) works within the Combined Force Air Component Command (CFACC) in the CENTCOM¬†Area of Responsibility (AOR). The Target Fusion Cell is “. . . an integrated cell of intelligence analysts, targeting experts and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance tactical controllers . . .” The intent of the Target Fusion cell is to bring more information together faster, fuse it, and provide it to decision-makers to allow aircraft (and drones) to hit targets quicker.

Read more about the Target Fusion Cell (TFC) of the CFACC in “Coalition establishes new targeting capability, launches largest strike of the year”,¬†DVIDS, December 17, 2016.

 

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