The following items will test your grasp of the material covered in this lesson. There is only one correct
answer for each item. When you complete the exercise, check your answer with the answer key that
follows. If you answer any item incorrectly, study again that part of the lesson which contains the
Which of the following does not drive the need for battlefield automation?
Weapons systems capabilities
The Force Level Control System (FLCS) allows the force level commander to command and
control only from his echelon's command posts.
The FLCS is composed of the commander and staff at each Army echelon (e.g., corps, division)
Functional control systems correspond to battlefield function areas (BFA). Which is not a
general function performed by BFA control systems?
Direct subordinate and supporting units.
Coordinate among BFA subsystems.
Collecting data from the five functional segments and structuring it into meaningful
Develop decisions concerning the employment and sustainment of combat power.