type Agent
Label Area Air Defense Commander
Reference Joint Pub 3-56.1 page vii, GL-5
Aliases AADC
Definition Within unified command, subordinate unified command, or a joint task force, the commander will assign overall responsibility for air defense to a single commander. Normally, this will be the component commander with the preponderance of air defense capabilites and the command, control, and communications capability to plan and execute integrated air defense operations. Representation from the other components involved will be provided, as appropriate, to the area air defense commander's headquarters.