Organization of communication in the Air Force
Organization of communication in the Air Force

Organization of communication in the Air Force


The main provisions on the organization of communication in the Air Force

General management service due to air units and formations rests with the Chief of Staff, which is the bases of the decision of the commander of the (connection) gives the chief of communications all instructions on the organization, he takes it personally approves reports and communications plan.

For direct management service due in each aviashtabe has a communications officer, reporting directly to the chief of staff, and in communication technology - a superior communications chief aviation connection.

In cases where the air unit (connection) rendered for special combat missions combined arms (body, division) or a part of the army, the front, the head of communications of its special relation obeys the chief communications division, corps, army, front.

Head of Communications of military aviation, which is part of combined arms, on specific issues of communications technology is subject only to the chief of communications of this compound. Wire connection with the individual active part (compound), usually installed (the airfield) and decree means combined arms (of the body) or the army command.

Radio ground troops and aircraft in all cases, be organized on the instructions of Chief of Army communication (front) or combined arms (body).


Communication plan

Organization of communication both within the aviation connection or part (at the airport and p-flight), and between the ground and in flight with the ground (the airfield, with the army HQ or obschevoyskooym headquarters and units) is based on the communication plan drawn up by the head of communications air unit (connections) . For a plan of the chief of communications should receive the following instructions.


Chief of Staff of the Air Connection (parts):

  • a) on the nature of the forthcoming combat operations of aviation formations and those groupings in which combat missions will be performed by each unit of the aviation formation;

  • b) where and from what time will the headquarters of the aviation unit (unit), the main and alternate airfields, the head warehouse, air defense points and air communication and observation posts be located;

  • c) the procedure for the planned movement of headquarters and airfields during the battle;

  • d) the requirements for communication at each stage of the operation (battle).


From the head of the aviation communication connection (s) of:

  • a) data for the operation of radio networks of the aviation formation and those combined-arms headquarters with which the aviation formation (unit) must maintain communication in battle;

  • b) the location of the headquarters and command post; “What kind of communication and by what time will it be established with the airfield (air headquarters) by means of the chief of communication of the army (front) or combined arms formation;

  • c) the location of the air signal posts of the combined arms headquarters and what signals for communication with it are installed;

  • d) signals by which the infantry should, at the request of the aircraft, lay out identification panels.


Communication Plan should consist of communication schemes and the calculation of forces and means of communication. In content, it should cover:



  • a) organization of intercom at the aerodrome;

  • b) organization of communication between the headquarters of the aviation formation and the subordinate headquarters of aviation units - airfields, air defense points and air communications posts;

  • c) organization of communication between the headquarters of the aviation formation and the headquarters of the front (army) or combined arms formation;

  • d) organization of communication of aviation in the air both inside and with airfields, the headquarters of the army (front) or combined-arms headquarters, with intelligence agencies.

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