Fleet Synthetic Training-Group Commander/Joint (FST-GC/J)


Location:    TACTRAGRUPAC and other sites as required

Security Clearance Required:   SECRET (JPAS TO TTGP SMO Code 539966)

Length:    3 Weeks including ship/shore integration, 4 days of C5F vignettes, 5 days of C7F wargame (freeplay)

For Additional Information Contact:

CDR Jason Langham

DSN: 553-8368

COM: (619) 553-8368

Joint & Partner Nation Joining Instructions

Joining Instructions

Course Description:

  • Extensive planning effort starts 9 months in advance with Initial Planning Conference (IPC) VTC, Main Planning Conference (MPC), and Final Planning Conference (FPC) VTC.
  • 3 weeks events execution, including Joint integration, equipment installation & testing.
  • Includes 4 days of C5F vignettes (FST-GC portion).
  • Pacific Thunder scenario execution with full battle rhythm (FST-J portion). NTAs are collected and daily formal debrief conducted, with overall results briefed to CSG-15 post-exercise.


This distributed in-port exercise is TTGP developed and evaluated.  FST-J, combined with COMPTUEX, are the components of Strike Group certification.


Strike Group Commander and Staff planners/watchstanders (including JAG, JICO, KM, DBMs), all Warfare Commanders and Staff planners/watchstanders.

    - Supported by secondary Strike Group, and Joint participants.


A fully functional shipboard combat system suite to include all onboard training systems.