The Advanced Operational Concepts Division (ANG-C4) performs service analysis to determine what capabilities must be in place now and in the future to meet FAA's goals and the service needs of customers. Specific ANG-C4 responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of National Airspace System (NAS) evolution through management of NAS operational requirements and the NAS Operational Concept
  • Allocation of the operational requirements to operational improvements and sustainments
  • Development, assessment and refinement of NAS concepts to ensure feasibility and viability within the NAS
  • Research, engineering analysis and evaluation in support of mission- and investment analysis
  • Development and conduct of studies and demonstrations that assess, mature and/or validate concepts
  • Systems analysis and modeling to assess shortfalls and benefits

ANG-C4 branches include: