Maritime Ballistic Missile Defense Staff Officer Course (MBMD SOC)

CIN:    S-2G-0251


Security Clearance Required:    SECRET

Length:    3 Days

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide students with a functional understanding of Maritime Ballistic Missile Defense (MBMD) and associated Joint Elements operations and system components from a senior staff tactical watch (STAO) perspective. The three day course consists of classroom training and a table top exercise. The course is modularized and designed to support Flag and Senior Strike Group Staff for a half day session on day one covering BMD System Overview and Threat brief. The remaining modules are designed for staff Action Officers (AO's) encompassing more detailed lessons on Maritime BMD Sensors, ISR, Weapons Systems, Command and Control (C2), Communications Support (C4I), Training Requirements, Planning Systems, Planning Process, BMD Commander Duties, and Table Top Exercise. This course is also FFC/PACFLT course requirement per reference (n).


Per COMUSFLTFORCOM/COMPACFLT INSTRUCTION 1500.49C: Numbered fleet staffs, carrier/expeditionary strike group staffs, PHIBRON/DESRON staffs and surface combatants (CG/DDG).

Pre-requisites: None

For Additional Information Contact:

CDR Bill Cooper - DSN: 553-7834/ COM: (619) 553-7834

LT Hollis Capuano - DSN: 553-2662 / COM: (619) 553-2662 

Directions to TTGP Classes:

Upon arrival you must check in at building 61 Security (you will see it to your right as you approach the guard shack) to get your visitor badge.  This will get you into building 24 where our course is held.  Once you receive your badge, enter the compound and make an immediate right at the “T” intersection.  You will see building 24 directly in front of you once you make the turn.  Proceed to the opposite side of building 24 and find a parking place.  Enter through any door on the North side of the building and proceed to the third deck.  You will see three doors as you approach the top of the ladder well.  You will then go through the middle door.  Directly in front of you is the GW classroom.