MASS-1 updates aviation command, control system
By Lance Cpl.
"Previously, the equipment that individual units used was not standardized," said 1st Lt.
The upgraded system is a cohesive suite of computers, software and support equipment that will be standardized throughout the
The update is being conducted
Many of the functions operators conducted manually are now made automatically with the new update, said Lance Cpl.
MASS-1 has and will be opening their doors and hosting training for Marines in the aviation command and control electronics maintenance, air control and support, and air traffic control military occupational specialties. The units that will be receiving the training include MACS-2, MTACS-28, MASS-3, MASS-6.
"The training was monumental, it made it so we knew more than just the basics of the system making us more proficient," said Phorp.
"The foundation for the current training is the new equipment training that occurred in 2012 when CAC2S was originally fielded," said Estko. "This training will increase Marines proficiency with the system and provide enhanced knowledge they can then teach to their Marines. In addition, this training will serve as a refresher course for some members who recently returned from Operation Enduring Freedom."
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