MSE is currently being fielded to both active and reserve
component army units.
It is replacing ATACS, located at corps and
division, and was developed because of a need to modernize tactical
MSE is an ACUS that provides commanders and staff
personnel at corps and division with secure, automatic digitized
a. The MSE network at division can be described as a nodal switch
system. Node centers are deployed from the division signal battalion
to form a backbone network to provide geographic and area coverage.
The division signal battalion currently has the capability to deploy
b. Large extension nodes (LEN) and small extension nodes (SEN)
extend from the military intelligence node centers to provide units
and command posts with access to the network.
headquarters will be provided wire access into the MSE network
through a SEN switch (V2) and associated line-of-sight (LOS) radio