Joint Maritime Tactics Course (JMTC)

CIN:    K-2G-3009

Location:    TACTRAGRUPAC, Bldg 58, Naval Base Pt Loma

Security Clearance Required:    SECRET

Uniform: NWU, Khaki or Flight Suits

Length: 2 Weeks

Type Course: C2 Officer Billet Specialty

Center CD: 23

ECM: N132D


Course Description:

Provide Strike Group Commanders, Warfare Commanders, Commanding Officers and Senior Staff officers with the current tactical knowledge and practical skills required to plan and execute Strike Group combat operations, including joint and combined operations. Emphasis and focus are on the interaction between the OTC, CWC, and subordinate Warfare Commanders and Coordinators, as well as integration with joint and coalition forces.


A two week course comprised of classroom lectures, tactical vignettes, mission planning and scenario wargaming while emulating a Strike Group staff and subordinate Warfare Commanders and staff. The course includes a mix of students with varied backgrounds and levels of experience, as is the case in the Strike Group and Warfare Commanders staffs, and covers the following topics:

  • Joint War fighting and naval concept of joint operational planning
  • Undersea Warfare
  • Surface Warfare
  • Air Warfare
  • Command and Control Warfare
  • Mine Warfare
  • Strike Warfare
  • Intelligence Support
  • Amphibious Warfare
  • Rules of Engagement.

Names/POCs/Phone numbers/E-mail addresses:

Ms. Lydia Reynoso (Quota Control) - DSN: 251 / COM: (619) 221-5282


CDR Bo "Farva" Beeman (Course Coordinator) - DSN: 553-7486 / COM: (619) 553-7486



LT Ben Schmidt (Assistant Course Coordinator) - DSN: 553-0105 / COM: (619) 553-0105




SECRET clearance required. This course is intended for Strike Group and Warfare Commander Staffs as directed by COMFLTFORCOM/COMPACFLTINST 1500.49C (STRIKE GROUP TACTICAL TRAINING CONTINUUM). All others may request quotas on a space available basis.

Quota Control