METOCMeteorological and Oceanographic (US DoD)
METOCMission Essential Meteorological and Oceanographic Center
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It quoted a retired naval general as saying the naval METOC kept highly classified information such as mapping and charting publications of the meteorological and oceanographic battle environment.
James Berdeguez, USN, Director, Oceanography Operations for Mine Warfare, Naval Oceanography Operations Command, "New METOC Challenges in the Future Mine Warfare Environment," 9 May 2007; and William Klein, L3 Communications, "Mine and Underwater lED (UIED) Threat to Piers, Berths, and Approaches," 9 May 2007.
Initially, this was in the form of hand drawn analyses of an iso-surface of some METOC parameter, i.
For the past 15 years, SAIC has provided support to the Navy METOC community," said Tom Baybrook, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.
METOC detachments are located at all naval air facilities and selected other bases.
We are pleased to apply our GIS weather expertise to help METOC facilitate their strategic mission of collecting, interpreting and applying global data and information for safety at sea, strategic and tactical warfare, weapons system design and development and deployment," said Robert Gordon, chief executive officer, Meteorlogix.
In fact, the pilot had no idea the METOC folks even produced such a product for flight planning.
Since that time, it has expanded to include a full spectrum of METOC support products.
Provide service within resource boundaries to Department of Defense; Department of Homeland Security; Joint and Coalition Command; control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance projects; and METOC projects in support of affiliated PEOs and those other agencies;
METOC had briefed the weather would be "scattered to broken clouds from 8,000 to 25,000 feet, with scattered rain showers in the central and western portions of the AOR.
Simpson drives alignment and innovation across the Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) portfolio of transformational intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), information operations (IO) and METOC (meteorology and oceanography) capabilities to meet fleet requirements.
The DMWG consists of data managers, subject matter experts and end-users from the Navy, Air Force, Armyand Marine Corps; it operates under the governance of the Joint METOC Board.