Flashcards in Operations Deck (29):
Who is the OPSO?
Who is the Air OPSO?
What five areas make up the operations department?
CATCC. METOC. CDC. CVIC. Strike Ops.
What is CATCC?
Carrier Air Traffic Control Center
What is METOC?
Meteorology and Oceanography
What is CDD?
Combat Directions Center
What are the three work centers that make up CATCC?
Air Ops. CCA (carrier control approach). ATO
What are the positions manned in Air Ops?
Air OPSO. Assistant Air OPSO. Air Ops Supervisor. Land/Launch record keeper. Plotter.
What are the positions manned in CCA?
Departure Control. Marshal Control. Approach Control.
What is a Marshall Stack?
Is when aircraft are aligned starting at 6 Angels 21 NM, 7 Angels 22 NM, etc..
Explain Case I
No lower than 3,000 ft and 5NM
Explain Case II
No lower than 1,000 FT and 5 NM
Explain Case III
Below 1,000 FT and 5 NM
What is the purpose of CDC?
To keep the CO appraised of all tactical situations and recommend course of action as appropriate.
What radars are used in Air Ops?
SPN 41- Bullseye. SPN 43- Marshall. SPN 46- Easyrider/PALS (precision approach and landing system)
What is EMCON?
Emissions Control- imposes restrictions of electronic systems to deny the enemy information.
All aircraft radio frequency
Scheduled flight operations for 24 hr period
Positive visual landing aid
No visual landing aid
Ships true heading
What is being carried on the COD
Offload on COD
Flight of one aircraft launch to recovery
How many positions are held in approach?
2: Sequence and Separate Aircraft