5-14-1. CONFLICT ALERT (CA) AND MODE C INTRUDER (MCI) ALERT

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  • 5-14-1. CONFLICT ALERT (CA) AND MODE C INTRUDER (MCI) ALERT

    1. When a CA or MCI alert is displayed, evaluate the reason for the alert without delay and take appropriate action.
    2. If another controller is involved in the alert, initiate coordination to ensure an effective course of action. Coordination is not required when immediate action is dictated.
    3. Suppressing/Inhibiting CA/MCI alert.
      1. The controller may suppress the display of a CA/MCI alert from a control position with the application of one of the following suppress/inhibit computer functions:
        1. (a) The Conflict Suppress (CO) function may be used to suppress the CA/MCI display between specific aircraft for a specific alert.

          NOTE: See NAS-MD-678 for the EARTS conflict suppress message.

        2. (b) The Group Suppression (SG) function must be applied exclusively to inhibit the displaying of alerts among military aircraft engaged in special military operations where standard en route separation criteria does not apply.

        NOTE: Special military operations where the SG function would typically apply involve those activities where military aircraft routinely operate in proximities to each other that are less than standard en route separation criteria; i.e., air refueling operations, ADC practice intercept operations, etc.

      2. The computer entry of a message suppressing a CA/MCI alert constitutes acknowledgment for the alert and signifies that appropriate action has or will be taken.
      3. The CA/MCI alert may not be suppressed or inhibited at or for another control position without being coordinated.
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