Lesson 12 Surface Warfare

Lesson 12 Surface Warfare - INTRO TO NAVSCI Surface Warfare...

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INTRO TO NAVSCI Surface Warfare Community “Professionals At Sea”
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Learning Objectives The student will . . . Understand the contribution of the surface forces to the overall mission of the Navy. Understand the types of training received in Surface Warfare Officer School (SWOS) and special occupation schools. Recall the types of job assignments available for junior officers in the surface Navy.
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Learning Objectives The student will . . . Explain what is expected of a junior officer aboard a ship. Be familiar with the surface warfare officer career path and opportunities including the requirement for joint duty. Describe the designations and terms used to identify Navy ships.
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Learning Objectives The student will . . . Recall the ships included in the warship category. Identify the characteristics, capabilities, and missions of various types of naval ships. Recall the purpose and use of underway replenishment in the Navy.
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Missions of the Surface Navy 1.Strike warfare (Power Projection) 2.Antisubmarine warfare (ASW) 3.Anti-Air warfare (AAW) 4.Anti-Surface warfare (ASUW) 5.Amphibious warfare 6.Naval gunfire support (NGS) 7.Mine warfare
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Strike Warfare Power projection Carrier assets Surface Navy must protect this asset! Air wing Main tactical striking force of the Navy Most effective weapon for AW, SUW, STRIKE Tomahawk missile Strike capability for shore and inland targets Can carry up to a 1,000 lb. warhead
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Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Primary players DDG’s and FFG’s CG’s also, but more suited for AW LAMPS helicopters (SH-60B/F) Supporting assets P-3 Orion Aircraft – Pretty Awesome Platform SSN’s
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Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Detection vs. Kill Detection Sonobuoys SONAR Visual contact Kill Torpedoes (Mk-46, Mk-48, Mk-50)
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Anti-Air Warfare (AAW) Long range aircraft and anti-ship cruise missiles present real threat. Layered Defense
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Lesson 12 Surface Warfare - INTRO TO NAVSCI Surface Warfare...

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