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


03 JUN 2024

14 JUN 2024


15 JUL 2024

26 JUL 2024


16 SEP 2024

27 SEP 2024


21 OCT 2024

01 NOV 2024

25-02 13 JAN 2025 24 JAN 2025
25-03 14 APR 2025 25 APR 2025
25-04 02 JUN 2025 13 JUN 2025


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 Pass and Tag office (outside of base gate), Bldg 61, NLT 0800 on the first day of class to receive your required visitor security badge.  After receiving your security badge, proceed to Bldg 56, room 109, for class start at 0830.



Mr. John Pecson

    SIPR john.pecson.ctr@ncte.navy.smil.mil

    NIPR john.m.pecson.ctr@us.navy.mil

    COM: (619) 553-0489/ DSN: 553-0489


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.  



CANTRACT J-2G-0007, Tactical Tomahawk Commander’s Course (TTCC)