Distributed Common Ground System [DCGS] Law and Legal Definition

Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) refers to the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (AF DCGS). It is the U.S. Air Force weapon system. The DCGS is the U.S.'s premier globally networked intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance weapon system.

The DCGS mission is to collect and process vast amounts of intelligence and imagery from manned and unmanned reconnaissance sources. The DCGS aims to bring all Department of Defense (DoD) sensors and ground stations on a common network creating a shared information environment.