Concepts & Programs HomeProgramsFocus Area 4: Modernization & TechnologyPart 2: Information OperationsPart 2.1 Command and Control (C2)JBC-P

A Marine with the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, operates Joint Battle Command-Platform inside a vehicle during Network Integration Evaluation 14.2 at Fort Bliss, Texas. About 900 Marines joined the Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division at the evaluation, which serves as an operational laboratory to incrementally enhance the Army's tactical network. JBC-P, a new situational awareness capability for the Army and Marine Corps, is built with today's force in mind featuring touch-to-zoom maps, drag-and-drop icons and a Google Earth-like interface. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Nancy Jones-Bonbrest)


The Joint Battle Command-Platform (JBC-P) Family of Systems (FoS) is a joint, digital, battle command information FoS that provides enhanced map imagery and integrated, on-the-move, timely, and relevant Command and Control (C2)/Situational Awareness (SA) information to tactical combat, combat support and combat service support commanders, leaders, and small unit leaders. JBC-P FoS is interoperable with joint C2 systems and enables joint SA and Battlespace awareness.

Operational Impact

JBC-P FoS provides enhanced SA at the mounted platform and Combat Operations Center (COC) level across the Services of friendly and reported enemy, neutral, and civilian entities (including reported international agencies and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO)).

Program Status

Authority to Participate in Army led program

  • Release Decision JBC-P – 2QFY17
  • Release Decision MFOCS B Kit – 3QFY17

AAO – 16,072

Procurement Profile:     JBC-P (MFOCS)     

FY18 - QTY 2357 
FY19 - QTY 960


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