Maritime Fires Course (MFC)


CIN: J-2G-0655

Location: TACTRAGRUPAC, NAVAL Base Point Loma, Building 56, Room 109

SECRET Clearance Required

Uniform: NSWU, Khaki or Flight Suit

Length: 5 Days

Quota Control

Class Number

Convene Date

Complete Date


 22 JAN 2024

26 JAN 2024


03 JUN 2024

07 JUN 2024


16 SEP 2024

20 SEP 2024






Verification Of Enrollment: 

Students submitting requests for MFC courses should contact Quota Control, Ms. Lydia Reynoso at 619-221-5282, to verify enrollment NLT 2 weeks prior to start date.


Start Place and Time: 

Check in at Naval Base Pt. Loma Pass and Tag office, Bldg 61, NLT 0745 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 0800.


Course Description:

The Maritime Fires Course (formerly titled Joint Automated Deep Operations Coordination System or JADOCS) is an introductory-to-intermediate level course for Staff watch officers, Intelligence watch officers, and Targeteers attached to Carrier Strike Groups (CSGs), Expeditionary Strike Groups (ESGs), Carrier Air Wings (CVWs), Destroyer Squadrons (DESRONs), and Maritime Operations Centers (MOCs). Training is focused on Maritime Deliberate/Dynamic Fires and the use JADOCS. Students are instructed in utilizing the tactical techniques and procedures from fleet theaters at both the operational and tactical levels of warfare. 



The Maritime Fires Course introduces maritime deliberate and dynamic targeting fundamentals and the integration of Joint targeting and fires in the maritime operations area; provides indoctrination on the requirements and processes to conduct maritime dynamic targeting; introduces maritime fires planning and control procedures between operational and tactical levels of war as well as the supporting staff B2C2WG; introduces JADOCS tactics, techniques, and procedures to exercise command and control of maritime fires including: interfaces, tools and managers; introduces JADOCS basic user setup, preferences, target data nomination, cross component coordination, weapons target pairing (WTP), Target Package Generator (TPG), and Link Monitoring and Management Tool (LMMT) to transmit machine-to-machine (M2M) targeting information. Class consists of 50% lecture and 50% lab.



Staff watch officers, Intelligence watch officers, and Targeteers attached to Carrier Air Wings (CVWs), Carrier Strike Groups (CSGs), Amphibious Ready Groups (ARGs) and Fleet Maritime Operations Centers (MOCs). 


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

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



CDR Tom "Lou" Genest (Director, Strike Syndicates) - DSN: 553-8817 / COM: (619) 553-8817




Mr. Tom Hejl (Course Manager) - DSN: 251-5206 / COM: (619) 251-5206




Mr. Sherwin Macalibo (Instructor) - DSN: 553-7893 / COM: (619) 553-7893




Mr. Luis Lynch-Maldonado (JADOCS System Administrator) - DSN: 553-7983 / COM: (619) 553-7893




Registration information:  

To register please contact Mrs. Lydia Reynoso (TTGP Quota Control) at: (619) 221-5282 or



TACTRAGRUPAC is physically located on Point Loma in San Diego, California on the C3F complex at Naval Base Pt Loma.  Specifically, the MFC classroom is located in Bldg 56, room 109 (the all black building).


Mailing Address: 


53720 Horizon Dr

San Diego, CA 92147-5087


Clearance Information:

Course requires a SECRET security clearance.  Clearance delivery can be coordinated with quota control representative.

Lecture Materials: As the lecture materials are of the PowerPoint presentation format, they routinely get updated and reformatted. For copies of the PowerPoint briefs and references, check out the Strike Syndicate section on the TACTRAGRUPAC CAS website (, or contact CDR Genest.