CFMU Tactical System

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Abbreviation

TACT

Definition

a system [formerly] used by the Flow Management Division (FMD) and Flow Management Positions (FMP) for Tactical operations. TACT receives data from the Integrated Initial Flight Plan Processing System (IFPS) and the ENV Systems.

Its main functions are:

a) The presentation of the planned and actual traffic situation to enable the FMD and FMPs to monitor and modify the operation of the ATFM plan as required on the day of operation.

b) The provision of Computer-Assisted Slot Allocation (CASA).

c) The assessment of rerouteings for flows and individual flights.

Definition Source

EUROCONTROL (2002) Basic CFMU Handbook, Ed. 8

Note

predecessor of the Enhanced Tactical Flow Management System (ETFMS)