Located at Fort Hood, Texas, the Central Technical Support Facility (CTSF) is the U.S. Army's strategic and central testing facility responsible for interoperability engineering, executing Army Interoperability Certification (AIC) testing, maintaining configuration control for all operational through tactical-level information technology/national security systems, and supporting the digital needs of deployed warfighters. The CTSF is the Army's only facility to test theater-level system of systems products in a net-centric environment, and its personnel provide unparalleled, uncompromised, consistent and responsible support to the warfighter. The CTSF's vision is to become a customer-valued organization ensuring that the best net-centric C4I capabilities are available to U.S. Army, joint and coalition warfighters.
Logistics and Readiness Center (LRC)
The Logistics and Readiness Center (LRC) is headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland with activities located at Fort Belvoir, Fort Hood, Fort Huachuca, and Logistics Assistance Representatives stationed in eight countries. The LRC mission is to provide global C4ISR logistics support to the warfighter and coalition forces, in a timely, cost-effective manner. The LRC prepares, sustains and resets the nation's Armed Forces before, during and after combat operations and deployments. This mission is accomplished through rapid acquisition, maintenance, production, fielding, new equipment training, operation and sustainment of CECOM equipment. The LRC provides the Army with the communications and electronic systems that enable tanks, planes, helicopters, ships, satellites, and missiles to talk to each other and dominate the battlefield.
The Software Engineering Center (SEC) is one of the most comprehensive software support centers within the Department of Defense. SEC provides much of the DoD's software expertise needed to support command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR), as well as logistics, business and enterprise systems in the modern digital environment. With a mission to provide life-cycle software solutions that enable warfighting superiority and information dominance across the enterprise, SEC supports the warfighter from the business office to the battlefield.
Tobyhanna Army Depot (TYAD) is a full-service electronics maintenance facility in the Department of Defense (DoD) Its mission is the total sustainment, including design, manufacture, repair and overhaul of hundreds of electronic systems that include satellite terminals, radio and radar systems, telephones, electro-optics, night-vision and anti-intrusion devices, airborne surveillance equipment, navigational instruments, electronic warfare and guidance and control systems for tactical missiles. TYAD is the DoD's recognized leader in the areas of automated test equipment, systems integration and downsizing of electronics systems. The Army has designated Tobyhanna as its Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for C4ISR and Electronics, Avionics and Missile Guidance and Control. The Air Force has designated TYAD as its Technical Source of Repair for command, control, communications and intelligence systems.
CECOM HQ Organizations
CECOM Historical Office
The CECOM Historical Office serves as the central repository for Historical Sources Collection. The staff collects, reviews and conserves documents and maintains the command's archives and provides references and educational services as part of the program. In addition to collecting, researching and writing the Annual Historical Review in accordance with Army Regulation 870-5, the also respond to historical inquiries and requests for research, host academic researchers, research and write monographs assigned by the U.S. Army Center for Military History. As they conduct an oral history program, the CECOM Historian's mission is to preserve, for those who come after us, an accurate and objective account of our present experience and to use our knowledge of the past to inform the present and shape the future.