COMBAT NET RADIO
PLANNING AND DEPLOYMENT
In this lesson, you will learn about combat net radio (CNR) planning and deployment.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Describe combat net radio and its planning and management.
Given this lesson material, pencil, paper, and no supervision.
To demonstrate competence, you must achieve a minimum of 70 percent on the
REFERENCES: The material in this lesson was derived from FM 11-32, FM 11-41, FM 24-18, FM
24-19, TC 24-19, and TC 24-36.
The Army tactical command and control system (ATCCS) is the command and control (C2) system used
by tactical echelons up through corps. It is an integrated system of equipment, software, information,
and staff that integrates the use of automated and manual subsystems. The three systems that support
ATCCS from corps through brigade are the area common user system (ACUS), the Army data
distribution system (ADDS), and CNR. These systems allow tactical commanders and their staffs to
plan and control operations and coordinate with other commanders and staffs. CNR is used to provide
maneuver commanders with extended communications. You need to know signal system planning of