Air Force Intranet Control

Current as of January 7, 2020Air Force Intranet Control Fact Sheet


The Air Force Intranet Control (AFINC) weapon system is the top-level boundary and entry point into the Air Force Information Network (AFIN), and controls the flow of all external and inter-base traffic through standard, centrally managed Air Force Gateways and Joint Regional Security Stacks. 

AFINC consists of Gateway suites, Service Delivery Points, and integrated management suites.  It is operated by the 26th and 689th Network Operations Squadrons at Gunter Annex, Montgomery, Alabama. 



AFINC replaced and consolidated regionally managed disparate Air Force networks into a centrally managed point of access for traffic through the AFIN. 

AFINC was officially designated by Chief of Staff of the Air Force in March 2013.


AFINC integrates network operations and defensive cyber operations-internal defense measures via four sub-discipline areas:

1. Defense-in-depth
2. Proactive defense
3. Network standardization
4. Situational awareness

General Characteristics
Primary Function: Operates the global-level boundary for the AFIN and the primary interface between each base and the Internet through the Department of Defense Information Network.

Crew Positions: Crew Commander, Operations Controller,Event Controller, Router Operator, Boundary Protection Operator, and Domain Name Service Operator. All mission crews are supported by mission support personnel.

Major Command: Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia
Numbered Air Force: 16th Air Force, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas