Country: United States Region: NY
Latitude: 43° 13' 0" N Longitude: -76° 35' 39" E
Area use / Military Branches: ACTIVE
Rome, New York, Grid 43°13'0.41"N 75°24'20.96"W Sector Operations Control Center / Eastern Air Defense Sector (SOCC/EADS) http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/93/Eastern_Air_Defense_Sector_emblem.jpg at former Griffiss airbase, Rome, Nw York. SOCC/EADS is under Air Combat Cmd jurisdiction.
The Eastern Air Defense Sector is 1 of 2 sectors responsible to the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the Continental NORAD Region for peacetime air sovereignty, strategic air defense and airborne counter-drug operations in the continental US http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5d/Battle_Control_System_Display.jpg It operates a Sector Operations Control Center (SOCC) at Rome, New York, as part of the Joint Surveillance System (JSS).
EADS is a New York ANG unit under command of and reporting directly to First Air Force (Air Forces Northern) at Tyndall airbase, Florida. The sector reports to Air Combat Command (ACC) and to NORAD Hq, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.The SOCC employs 27 NORAD contingency suites and 31 Battle Control System-Fixed (BCS-F) displays. More info about JSS? See: JSS Ajo.
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