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705th Combat Training Squadron
The mission of the Distributed Mission Operations Center (DMOC) at the 705th Combat Training Squadron USAF is to develop, integrate and deliver DMOC capabilities and training to prepare warfighters for combat in joint and coalition environments through exercises, training, tactics, techniques and procedures-warfighter readiness, testing, experimentation, tactical to operational-bridged events, and standards development. The DMOC is the Air Force’s hub for distributed combat training exercises, testing and experimentation. Through the DMOC, warfighters at locations around the globe face realistic threat scenarios to practice tactics and procedures. The DMOC architecture integrates virtual and constructive simulations across various networks to support a synthetic battlespace that models weapons and Command, Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance.
Virtual Flag is a large combat employment exercise conducted in a virtual battlespace. It is designed to provide operational and tactical warfighter training in a combat environment. Virtual Flag provides the entire training audience an opportunity to interact with joint elements of the Theater Air Control System with minimum additional personnel demands on high-demand/low-density assets. Through the Distributed Mission Operations Center here at Kirtland Air Force Base, Virtual Flag links geographically separated joint units together, allowing each to interact with one another using aircraft simulators at their home stations.
DMOC brings next generation C2 to life
Published June 8, 2022 By Deb Henley, 505th Command and Control Wing Public Affairs; 705th Combat Training Squadron
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- The 705th Combat Training Squadron recently executed a virtual Tactical Operations Center – Light experiment in their Distributed Mission Operations Center at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. The experiment was designed to provide an initial assessment of the functions and manning required to meet combatant commander needs for a rapidly mobile and configurable tactical command and control node to accelerate the kill chain. [click link above for full article].
Virtual Flag: Homeland Defense exercise sharpens skills, deters enemy aggression
Published April 19, 2022 By Deb Henley, 705th Combat Training Squadron
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- VIRTUAL FLAG 22-2: Homeland Defense exercise was successfully executed at the 705th Combat Training Squadron’s Distributed Mission Operation Center, or DMOC, located at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, and distributed locations around the world from March 28 – Apr. 1. [click link above for full article].
DMOC brings Winter Fury to INDOPACOM
Published March 9, 2022 By Deb Henley, 705th Combat Training Squadron
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- The 705th Combat Training Squadron, also known as the Distributed Mission Operations Center, completed the second successful iteration of its “Fury” exercises in partnership with the 3rd Marine Air Wing. The DMOC developed the virtual scenarios for both Summer and Winter Fury exercises focused in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility in partnership with the Marine Air Control Group-38. [click link above for full article].
Air Force hosts Coalition VIRTUAL FLAG, premier coalition virtual air combat exercise
Published Nov. 24, 2021 By Deb Henley, 505th Command and Control Wing, 705th Combat Training Squadron
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- The 705th Combat Training Squadron, home of Air Combat Command's Distributed Mission Operations Center, recently hosted one of the DoD’s largest coalition and joint virtual air combat exercises across eight time zones at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Oct. 24 through Nov. 5. [click link above for full article].