Presentation on theme: "Marine Corps Spectrum Management DoD Spectrum Workshop 7-11 Dec 2009"— Presentation transcript:
1 Marine Corps Spectrum Management DoD Spectrum Workshop 7-11 Dec 2009 Headquarters, United States Marine CorpsCommand, Control, Communications & Computers(HQMC C4)DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
2 Organization HQMC C4, Strategic Planning Division (CS) Director C4/DDCIO(MC)MajGen George AllenDivision ChiefCol Laura LittleAdmin AssistantMarian EdwardsJoint ActionsBelle WallerDeputy ChiefSteve DentonCurrent Ops AOCapt Chris TsirlisStrategy & Plans BranchLtCol Joe DelaneyJoint Matters/S&TTerry BruningOpsO / Strategy AORob AndersonC2 AOMaj Teresa DragAmphib AOMaj Scott CookSATCOM AOMaj John GardnerNetworks AOMaj Joel ScharlatSpectrum AOCWO3 Bryan ChapmanComm EngineerRichard Stanley (Ctr)C2 / Inaugural AOMaj Jim RobinsonAmphib LNOLt Jeff Quiazon (USN)RF AOCapt Will AquinoNetworks AnalystTom Collins (Ctr)Spectrum AnalystRandy PetersonFBPE AnalystPaul Andrade (Ctr)C2 AOMSgt Cesar LuyoAmphib AnalystTodd Moore (Ctr)MAGTF C4 AnalystTim Deloache (Ctr)S & TMike FluhartyComm EngineerRich Corrigan (Ctr)C2 SystemsSteven Knott (Ctr)JTRS SupportDave Moore (Ctr)Joint MattersSean Loftus (Ctr)Systems EngineerBrad Gaspard (Ctr)SATCOMRobert Hines (Ctr)Tactical ApplicationsDwayne Foster (Ctr)SATCOMEd Lindsay (Ctr)
3 Spectrum Planning Section MissionEstablishes Marine Corps policy, oversight, guidance and procedures relating to the proper and efficient management of the electromagnetic spectrum.Provides Marine Corps representation (at the policy level) to various national, DoD, Joint, and DON organizations.Provides administrative, technical and operational support to the Operating Forces and Supporting Establishment in support of Marine Corps electromagnetic spectrum operational requirements.
4 Marine Corps Order 2400.2A Marine Corps Management and Use of the Electromagnetic SpectrumSigned – 7 Oct 2009Purpose and Intent:Establishes policy, guidance and procedures.Provides command relationships and specific roles and responsibilities.Ensures spectrum supportability and HNC are considered during the acquisition process/system lifecycle.Ensures consideration of the electromagnetic spectrum during all phases of MAGTF planning.Standardizes and provides procedures in support of spectrum management operations.
5 HQMC C4 is currently working to indentify opportunities for increase. Personnel & TrainingSpectrum Management Officer (MOS 0640)10 T/O billets (WO-CWO4)Currently 80% staffedSpectrum Manager (NMOS 0648)41 T/O billets (SSgt- MGySgt)Currently 96% staffedContinuing ChallengesRemains a skill designatorMMEA gapping of billets / T/O vs. Staffing GoalCMC Guidance: “Every Marine into the fight”T&R Manual-Developed 2 additional tasks involving EW coordination/deconfliction.-Approved by TECOM and is awaiting final signature.MOS Manual Update-Changes MOS title from “Strategic Spectrum Planner” to “Spectrum Management Officer.”-Complete re-write of the MOS [job] description.-Prerequisites include NMOS 0648 and completion of the JTF Course prior to selection.-Increase in minimum security clearance requirement to Top Secret (TS).WOCC-MMOA/TECOM require all WOs to attend a formal course upon completion of TBS (WOBC)-Development/Implementation-First WO class will be FY-09 selectees (May 09)-3-weeks-First portion (2-weeks) will consist of transmission portion of the 0620 curriculum-HQMC C4 working with NTIA to coordinate national level training-Challenges-Duplication-Low usageACOC-0640s are essentially comm planners require training at the MAGTF planner level.HQMC C4 is currently working to indentify opportunities for increase.
6 Personnel & Training (Cont.) Electromagnetic Spectrum Management Course (ESMC)18 seats (annually)Review/update of TECOM documentationJoint Task Force (JTF) Spectrum Management Course18 seats (annually) (40 students since 2003)Remains unit funded – HQMC C4 working with TECOM to rectifyOther Ongoing Training EffortsDevelopment/implementation of SM curriculum at USMC formal school housesCommunications Officer Courses (MCB Quantico)BCOC, ACOC and WOCC (WO and 2ndLt through Maj/LtCol)Marine Corps Communications-Electronics School (MCCES)Radio Chief and Comm Chief courses (SSgt through MGySgt)NTIA Radio Frequency Management CourseWO/CWO and Senior operational billets
7 Spectrum Supportability Continuing challengeCritical documentation of system characteristics, technical data and administrative informationSpectrum management requirement levied on the acquisition processPeople centric, manual processLacks responsiveness for rapid acquisitionOPRFOR procurementsHNA/HNC is not standardized between COCOMsHNSWD-O is decreasing some of the painLittle/no influence over the host nation process/timelineHQMC C4 and MARCORSYSCOM working to standardize the Marine Corps processEnforcementGOAL: Spectrum supportability, certification and host nation approvalcompleted prior to being fielded to the intended user.
8 Ongoing USMC Issues Iraq and Afghanistan operational support Pre-deployment trainingSpectrum supportability - UUNS (rapid acquisition)World Radio Conference (WRC) 2012Coordinating with/supporting DON CIO leadPending legislation for inventory and subsequent spectrum reallocation and auctionSignificant potential impact to day-to-day ops/trainingGlobal Electromagnetic Spectrum Information System (GEMSIS)
9 Ongoing USMC Issues (Cont.) USMC 5-year/Overdue Records ReviewBackgroundNTIA mandates all Federal agencies establish and Maintain a Frequency Record Review ProgramMCO A establishes the USMC process and proceduresApprox 9,000 USMC records within US&P (COCOMS responsible OCONUS)Spectrum fees are assessed by how many agency records are in the Government Master File (GMF) on 1 OctUSMC Implemented “MC” Agency Serial Numbers in Dec 07Enabled USMC responsibility/accountability for requirements/resourcesPreviously, all DON records were identified by an “N” prefixUSMC was paying 14% of the overall Navy spectrum bill despite actual usageUSMC lacked sufficient visibility of frequency assignments/requirementsImplementation was successful and has significantly improved USMC management of frequency recordsBACKGROUND-Although previous USMC policy stated a requirement to review frequency assignment records, there has never been a “formal” process defined, coordinated and enforced.MC AGENCY SERIAL NUMBER IMPLEMENTATION-Navy had “authority” over the frequency assignment process, USMC could not adequately identify/distinguish its requirements from Navy requirements.-After implementation, USMC can appropriately identify its records, HQMC C4 has standardized the SFAF 200 Series data items (organization) to further ensure visibility, responsibility and ownership.$774,044$682,217 (-$91,827.00)
10 Ongoing USMC Issues (Cont.) First formal iteration of new process started Jan 09HQMC C4 tasked the MARFORs to coordinate the reviewApprox 1,200 USMC records within US&P (MFC, MFP, MFR) were identifiedIncluded all records requiring review, were overdue for review or expired by 31 Dec 2009Identified 21% for deletion – Major reasons:Operational requirement no longer validEquipment no longer in the inventoryUnits no longer active/geographic location changesWorking to complete NLT 31 Dec 098% remain in-progress – HQMC C4 coordinating with the MARFORs to complete2010 and subsequent reviews should be less burdensomeEstablished process and procedures were validatedNEW PROCESS-MARFORs concurred with the new process and procedures.-MARSOC does not yet have any records 5-years old or older.-Focus is on real validation/record updates (e.g. SFAF 200 Series data items, emitter data, location (GPS verification), etc.)-Intent is to line up the review with the NTIA spectrum fee timeline (1 Oct). Future iteration suspense's will be 31 July to allow for final coordination actions with NTIA prior to the GMF records pull.-No issues with the process or procedure. Refining the tasking process and response to obtain standardization and accuracy from all respondents.