DVIDS – News – Total force validates and tests collaborative technology


TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Members of the 513th Air Control Group and the 552nd Air Control Wing here teamed up Oct. 25-29 to validate and test a new digital environment designed to speed up collaboration across many platforms.

Advanced Collaboration for Enterprise Services, or ACES, was designed to be a capability that can shorten the kill chain and speed decisions, allowing the mission to be done faster with quicker reaction times and less user error, improving data sharing between command and control agencies.

The testing was set up at the 513th ACG headquarters, with mock air operations center and Airborne Warning and Control System workstations installed in two separate conference rooms. The team conducted training scenarios designed around real-world situations that required them to react as AWACS crewmembers to…

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