- ICS is the key ‘operational’ software within the IC2F capability providing the core Command and Control services across the command structure.
- Information from multiple data sources combined into a single Common Operational Picture (COP).
- Mapping interface supporting operational and intelligence planning.
- Interoperability with other key allied force systems.
- Improved sharing of situational awareness data in support of Operations in Joint environment or individual component command.
- Provision of framework and services needed for network-centric warfare.