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OPSO

CDR Young

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CDCO

CDR Kennedy

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STRIKE

CDR Benjamin

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AIR

CDR Marusich

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IO

CDR Dantzler

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What does CDC stand for?

Combat Direction Center

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What is the main mission of CDC?

Main mission is to gather, process, display, evaluate, disseminate information, and to control and assist.

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TAO

Tactical Actions Officer

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Name two things about the TAO

---Primarily responsible for the defense of the ship
---Only other individual than the Commanding Officer to have Weapons Release Authority

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ADWC

Air Defense Weapons Coordinator

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Name what the ADWC does

--Receives reports from IDOP
--Pass reports to TAO
--Coordinates with Point Defense
--Overall in charge of the air picture

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CDCWO

Combat Direction Center Watch Officer

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Name two things about CDCWO

--Responsible for the coordination of all CDC functions during Cond III
--Responsible for the surface picture during Cond I

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AIC

Air Intercept Controller

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What does the AIC do?

Maintains close advisory control of aircraft

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TIC

Tactical Information Coordinator

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What does the TIC do?

--Manages data links to extend tactical picture
---Maintains communications
--Link 11 (Alligator) & Link 16 (Timber)

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IDOP

Identification Operator

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What does the IDOP do?

--Id’s air contacts and reports them to ADWC
--Uses IFF (Identification Friend or Foe) to ID air contacts within CVIN operating area
--5 modes of IFF-Platform, Positive ID, Mission, US Military, Altitude

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ATM

Auto Track Manager

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Difference between IDOP and ATM?

the capability to manipulate radars

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STRIKE CONTROLLER

--Manned during flight ops
--Checks aircraft modes of IFF, safety of flight
--Controls and briefs alert aircraft

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SURFACE TRACKER

Works in Sea Combat and in TOP
Tracks surface contacts

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TOP

Tactical Operations Plot

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What does TOP do?

--Acts a liaison between the Bridge and CDC
--Primarily responsible for Surface tracking
--Located behind the bridge on the 09 level
--Where the DDRT is located (Digital Dead Reckoning Tracer)

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LOOKOUTS

Correlates lookout information on surface and air contacts to determine target’s course, speed and CPA

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EWS

Electronic Warfare Supervisor

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Info about EWS?

--Located in the EW Module
--Supervises the collection and display of all electronic warfare information and rapid dissemination of all threat emitters
--Overall in charge of the EW Module
--Assumes the role as Electronic Warfare Control Ship (EWCS)
--Sets EMCON (Emission Control)

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ASTAC? What do they do?

Anti Submarine Tactical Air Controller; Controls helos to hunt for submarines

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SCAC? what do they do?

Sea Combat Air Controller; Controls helos to VID unknown surface contacts in the CVIN operating area

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3 Independent Workcenters?

--CATCC (Carrier Air Traffic Control Center)
--Air Operations (manned 24hours while underway)
--ATO (Air Transfer Office)

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6 positions in CCA?

Departure
Marshall
Final A
Final B
Approach A
Approach B

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Should the CCA be prior enlisted?

YES!

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METOC? What does it do?

Meteorological and Oceanography;

-Provides weather forecasting services and oceanography data
-Maximizes tactical exploitation of the natural environment
-AG(s)

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ASTAB

Automated Status Board

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Info about ASTAB?

Provides information including events, divert airfields, diverted aircraft, Call Signs, etc.

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WQC-2?

Gertrude-Underwater telephone; subsurface comms; not for transferring classified information

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AN/SLQ-25?

NIXIE; 2 on-board, torpedo countermeasures, 4 modes( swept,noise,alternate, and pulse **SNAP**

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AN/SLQ 32

--Primary mission is ASMD (antiship missile defense) and secondary mission is to provide indications and warnings
--Active and passive system that is used for threat detection, analysis and jamming
--Interfaces with SSDS, BEWT, and ULQ-16 Pulse Analyzer
ULQ-16-used for signal analysis
--Total of 5 versions-We have Version 4 onboard
--Two antennas onboard-FWD-port and STBD-aft
--CTTs-Responsible for the equipment

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**GCCS-M

Global Command and Control Systems-Maritime

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**What is GCCS-M used for?

--Provides non real time tracks
--Used to form tactical decisions

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Gyrorepeater does what?

--Received inputs from the ship’s master gyrocompass
--Determines course in relation to true north

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SSDS-Ship’s Self Defense System

Bridges the gap between the command system and the weapon system

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CATCC uses what radars?

a. SPN 41: Bullseye
b. SPN 43: Marshall (Primary radar used in CATCC)
c. SPN 46: PALS (Precision Aircraft and Landing System) or Easy Rider
d. TACAN:Tactical Air Navigation

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Air Search radars?

a. SPS-48: 3D Primary Air Search Radar, Max Range-220 nm
b. SPS-49: 2D Air Search Radar, Max Range- 256 nm

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SURFACE/NAVIGATION radars?

a. SPS-67: Primary Surface Search Radar, 100 nm
b. SPS-73: Navigation Radar, Secondary Search radar, 50 nm

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FIRE CONTROL RADAR?

SPQ-9B ; 80NM

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SONOBUOYS?

a. SSQ-53B/D DIFAR
b. SSQ-62B DICASS
c. SSQ-77 VLAD
d. SSQ-36 BT
e. SSQ-57

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What factors affect radar?

-Atmospheric Conditions: Causes radar waves to follow curved paths, can cause longer or shorter ranges

-Sea Return: Reflected energy from the radar striking the surface of the sea near the ship can make it difficult to detect/track close contacts

-Weather: Clouds and rains are highly visible on radar and can clutter the radar scope

-Antenna Height-The higher the radar antenna, the greater the detection range

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What are the warfare areas?

--Strike warfare
--Mine warfare
--Surface warfare
--Air warfare
--Undersea warfare
--Amphibious warfare
--Information Dominance
--Command and Control Warfare (C2W)

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CG?

Guided Missile Cruiser

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DDG?

Guided Missile Destroyer

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CVN?

Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier

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MCM?

Mine Countermeasures

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SSN?

Nuclear Powered Submarine

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F/A 18 Hornet

Air/Air to Surface Attack; Operating range of 160-180nm

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MH-60 Seahawk

Antisubmarine warfare, Operating range of 100nm with 2.5 hours on station

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E-2 Hawkeye

Airborne Early Warning, Strike Warfare Controller

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EA6B Prowler

Electronic Support, Electronic Attack

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BEADWINDOW?

Comsec Violation

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GINGERBREAD?

Intruder on the net

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EEFI?

Essential Elements of Friendly Information