Mission Distribution System Staff Employment Course (MDS SEC)

CANTRAC: J-2F-2100

CDP: 08P9

Location:    TACTRAGRUPAC, Bldg 58, Naval Base Pt Loma

Security Clearance Required:    SECRET

Uniform: NWU, Khaki or Flight Suits

Length: 10 Days

Quota Control

Class Number

Convene Date

Complete Date


21 AUG 2023

01 SEP 2023


23 OCT 2023

03 NOV 2023


22 JAN 2024

02 FEB 2024


01 APR 2024

12 APR 2024


Course Description:

Provides training in understanding the capabilities and limitations in using the MDS to support Tomahawk Land Attack Missile (TLAM) employment planning and post launch execution.  



A ten day course comprised of classroom instruction, MDS laboratory, workbook practical assignments, tests and tactical scenarios to provide staff (CINC/FLEET/Strike Group/CDS/CVW) and shipboard (CVN/LCC/SPC/FC 1331 NEC) personnel assigned as TLAM Strike Officers and their assistants the skills necessary to use MDS. Specifically the course graduate will have an understanding of how to employ MDS to administer TLAM Mission databases, perform mission database searches and selection in order to construct TLAM Strike Plan Folders/Options, build Air Space Control Measure Structures, deconflict mission execution, develop a post-launch communications plan, and conduct basic Post Launch Strike Controller duties.  


Start Place and Time: 

Check in at Naval Base Pt. Loma, Security Office Quarterdeck, Bldg 61, NLT 0800 the first day of class.



Mrs. Paulina Castro

    SIPR paulina.castro.ctr@ncte.navy.smil.mil

    NIPR paulina.castro.ctr@navy.mil

    COM: (619) 553-8276 / DSN: 553-8276


TLAM Office

    SIPR TTGPALLSLAMEX@ncte.navy.smil.mil

    NIPR ttgpslamex@navy.mil

    COM: (619) 553-0107/ DSN: 553-0107


Registration information:

Please contact Lydia Reynoso


    COM: (619) 221-5282


Location: TACTRAGRUPAC is physically located on Point Loma in San Diego, California. TACTRAGRUPAC is co-located with C3F at Naval Base Pt Loma.


Clearance Information: Course requires a SECRET security clearance. Clearance delivery can be coordinated with the quota control representative. Clearance Fax number is 619-553-4731.