Converting to an E-Toolbox

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) mobile command center (MCC) project was expedited in the wake of Hurricane Rita, Hurricane Katrina, and the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Designed to fulfill critical command, control, communications, computers, and information technology needs, the MCC project should also supply the USCG with resources to sufficiently provide on-scene mission support. Four main electronic subsystems are included in the MCC project: a portable computer store; a portable SIPRNet; a mobile communications vehicle; and an enhanced mobile incident command post. MCC subsystems can be used together to provide the scalable resources necessary to establish, replace, or augment a USCG operational presence in an areas with non-existent communication infrastructure. MCC communication and network system design incorporates voice and data interoperability with federal, state, and local response partners. Responses to marine environments, including oil and hazardous material spills, weapons of mass destruction release, marine casualties, and other marine safety-related incidents can be assisted by MCC assets.

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  • Authors:
    • Sundland, Richard
    • Whidbee, Andre
  • Publication Date: 2009


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  • Accession Number: 01151088
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 19 2010 9:16AM