Maritime Staff Planners Course (MSPC)

CIN:    K-2G-3009

Location:    53720 Horizon Dr. San Diego, CA 92147

TACTRAGRUPAC, Bldg 58, Naval Base Pt Loma

Security Clearance Required:    SECRET

Uniform: NWU, Khaki, Flight Suit, MARPAT, ODU, ACU

Length: 2 Weeks

Type Course: C2 Officer Billet Specialty

Center CD: 23

ECM: N132D

RES SPON: DNS

Quota Control

Class Number

Convene Date

Complete Date

24-02

23 JAN 2024 02 FEB 2024

24-03

13 MAY 2024

23 MAY 2024

24-04

03 JUN 2024

14 JUN 2024

24-05

15 JUL 2024

26 JUL 2024

24-06

16 SEP 2024

27 SEP 2024

25-01 12 NOV 2024 22 NOV 2024

 

Course Description:

 

MSPC Mission Statement:

The mission of MSPC is to provide Major and Unit Level Commanders and Strike Group Staff Officers with a foundational level of knowledge and the practical skills required to plan and execute Strike Group Combat Operations in an integrated theater, joint, and coalition context, through facilitated academics, the Navy Planning Process, and reinforcement of skills through a synthetic war game in a maritime environment.

 

 

 

MSPC Training objectives:

I.            Relate, explain, or demonstrate a working knowledge of Composite Warfare Commander (CWC) construct for integrated Strike Group Operations.

II.            Utilize the Navy Planning Process (NPP) to transition Higher Headquarters Requirements into execution orders at the tactical level.

III.            Recall the Joint Forces capabilities and their relationship with Combined Maritime Operations at the tactical level.

 

Scope:

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

(MSPC 2204 Admin Intro)

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

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

    NIPR lydia.reynoso@navy.mil 

 

CDR Adam Whitt (Course Coordinator) - DSN: 553-0105 / COM: (619) 553-0105

   SIPR adam.whitt.mil@ncte.navy.smil.mil

   NIPR adam.r.whitt3.mil@us.navy.mil

 

LT Ian Olson (Assistant Course Coordinator) - DSN: 553-7492 / COM: (619) 553-7492

   SIPR ian.olson.mil@ncte.navy.smil.mil

   NIPR ian.a.olson.mil@us.navy.mil

 

Pre-requisites:  

 

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.

 

SIPR Token

 

 

Administrative Requirements:  

Before attending the course, please complete the following:

-Ensure you have a SIPR token from your current command

-(MSPC Student Experience Questionnaire) Send the completed document to the course coordinators

For PCS students:

-Current Cyber Awareness certification (https://cyber.mil/training/cyber-awareness-challenge)

-Derivative Classification Training (https://securityawareness.usalearning.gov/derivative/index.htm)

-SAAR form find on https://www.ttgp.navy.mil/Student-Information/Request-a-SIPR-Training-or-Exercise-Account/

Labeled NCTE VC West RedOP SAAR-N 2022 (EXERCISE ACCOUNT)

Please email (CC course coordinators) these 3 items to TTGP_NCTE_SAAR@navy.mil prior to arrival.

For TDY students:

-Send current command SIPR SAAR form to the course coordinators.