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C-5. Commanding Control Flow Diagram

The CFD shown in Figure C-7 shows the time-ordered sequence in which commanding processes execute. A linear sequence of processes are performed during system configuration. Another set of processes occur before each contact. During contact, a linear sequence of processes is normally performed for each command or command block. This sequence is repeated for each command in the command plan during contact. However, for a specific commanding mode called asynchronous commanding, the post-command check and evaluation functions may be performed concurrently with command selection and transmission. This mode is not represented in the diagram.

Figure C-7. Commanding control flow diagram.