Combat systems

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  1. What is the difference between 2D and 3D radar?
    2D gives range and bearing. 3D adds elevation
  2. What does CSOOW stand for?
    Combat systems officer of the watch
  3. Define C2W
    Command and control warfare
  4. What are the security classifications?
    • Unclassified
    • Confidential
    • Secret
    • Top secret
  5. What are the message precedence codes? Times?
    • R - routine - 6 hours
    • P - priority - 3 hours
    • O - immediate - 30 min
    • Z - flash - 10 min or less
  6. Define C4I
    Command, control, computers, communications, intelligence
  7. What does NSFS stand for?
    Naval surface fire support
  8. Define radar
    Radio detection and ranging
  9. Define sonar
    Sound navigation and ranging
  10. What 2 missile systems do we use on the Nimitz?
    • NSSMS - NATO sea-sparrow surface missile system
    • RAM - rolling air-frame missile system
  11. What is our primary torpedo counter-measure system? How long is it and how much do we stream?
    • SLQ-25 (NIXIE)
    • 1600 ft long
    • Stream 1500 ft
  12. What 3 factors affect sonar operations?
    • Temperature
    • Pressure
    • Salinity
  13. What is the difference between active and passive sonar?
    • Active - transmits and listens
    • Passive - listens only
  14. Define hang-fire.
    Delayed ignition of the primer
  15. Define misfire.
    When the primer fails to ignite
  16. What is the purpose of fire control?
    To make ordnance reach it's intended target (warheads on foreheads)
  17. What are the 4 areas that utilize naval missile systems?
    • Anti-aircraft warfare
    • Surface warfare
    • Under-sea warfare
    • Strike
  18. What is HERO?
    Hazards of electromagnetic radiation to ordnance
  19. What do the colors blue, yellow and brown mean in regards to ammunition?
    • Blue - training
    • Yellow - live warhead
    • Brown - live rocket motor
  20. What are the 7 steps of detect and engage?
    • Initial detection
    • Identification
    • Classification
    • Threat evaluation
    • Weapons assignment
    • Weapons firing
    • Kill evaluation
  21. What are the 4 types of radar?
    • Fire control
    • Navigation
    • Air search
    • Surface search
  22. Names the rates that work in combat systems.
    • IC
    • IT
    • ET
    • FC
  23. What two radars use SHF? Which is primary?
    • WSC-6 - primary
    • WSC-8
  24. What is NIPR?
    Unclassified computers
  25. What is SIPR?
    Computers used to send classified info
  26. What does CSRO stand for and what is their job?
    • Combat systems readiness officer
    • Liaison between combat systems and the TAO
  27. What's affects radar operations?
    • Weather
    • Atmosphere
    • Sea return
    • Height of antenna
  28. What does FEP stand for? (Not the exercise program)
    Final evaluation problem
  29. What does IFF stand for? How many modes are there?
    • Identification friend or foe
    • 5 modes
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • Charlie
  30. What is a LOGREQ?
    Logistics request
  31. When are LOGREQs sent?
    • 48 hours before arriving to the US
    • 2-3 weeks before arriving to a foreign country
  32. What is a MOVREP?
    • Movement report
    • Report the current, previous, and expected position of a ship and/or battle group
  33. What is EMCON? How many conditions and what are they?
    • Emission Control
    • 5 conditions
    • Alpha
    • Alpha 1
    • Bravo
    • Charlie
    • Delta
  34. Where is EMCON monitored from?
    EW module
  35. What is OPORDER?
    • Operation order
    • Covers the organization of ships, units, communication, minesweeping, gunfire, bombardment, air strikes, and assault operations before an actual amphibious assault
  36. Describe SPN-41
    Nickname
    Purpose
    Range
    • Bulls-eye
    • Instrument landing system
    • Provides a stabilized glidescope for fixed wing aircraft and helos
    • 10NM
  37. Describe SPN-43
    Nickname
    Purpose
    Range
    • Marshall
    • Lines up the aircraft in the recovery pattern
    • 50NM
  38. Describe SPN-46
    Nickname
    Purpose
    Range
    • Needles
    • ACLS - auto carrier landing system
    • 8NM
  39. Describe AN/SPS-48
    • Primary long range air search
    • 3D
    • 220 NM
  40. Describe AN/SPS-49
    • Secondary long range air search
    • 2D
    • 250 NM
  41. Describe SPA-25
    Radar repeater used to detect, track and display local tracks
  42. What is the secondary purpose of CDC?
    Control and assist in specific operations as delegated by the proper authority. Monitor the navigation of the ship and make recommendations to avoid collisions.
  43. What does minimize mean according to message traffic?
    A restriction on message traffic to or from a designated area
  44. What is beadwindow?
    A user is disclosing EEFI on the circuit
  45. What is gingerbread?
    To notify everyone on the net there is a suspected intruder
  46. What is EEFI?
    Essential elements of friendly information
  47. What two areas utilize naval guns system
    • Anti-air warfare
    • Surface warfare
  48. What four areas utilize naval missile system?
    • Anti-air
    • Surface
    • Undersea
    • Strike
  49. Name 3 gun systems used for self-defense
    • CIWS
    • MK 45
    • MK 75
  50. What is the primary purpose of harpoon missiles?
    • Anti-ship
    • Anti-surface
  51. What are 2 primary purposes of the tomahawk missile?
    • Land attack (strike)
    • Anti-ship/surface
  52. NSSMS ammo and range
    • 8 missiles
    • 7-9 NM
  53. RAM ammo and range
    • 21 missiles
    • 3-5 NM
  54. What is the purpose of air search radar?
    Early warning 360 degrees surveillance
  55. What is the purpose of surface search?
    Detect surface craft, low flying aircraft, or missiles
  56. How many .50 cal mounts do we have? Range?
    • 10: 5 port, 5 stbd
    • 2000 yards
  57. What is hot gun?
    300 or more rounds fired within 5min
  58. What are the 4 sections of a missile?
    • Rocket motor
    • Guidance
    • Control
    • Warhead
  59. What color is the train warning circle?
    Red
  60. What is the purpose of CSOSS?
    • Combat systems operational sequence system
    • Technical document system
    • Provides step by step procedures and information to support CS operations
  61. What is the primary purpose of CSOOW?
    Direct the CS casualty control organization
  62. What is SPQ-9?
    Fire control radar
  63. What is SPS-73?
    Navigation
  64. Define SSDS
    Ships self defense system
  65. Primary and secondary purpose of SLQ-32(v)4?
    • Primary - anti-ship missile defense
    • Secondary- jamming
  66. What is HFRG and its purpose?
    • High frequency radio group
    • HF comms
  67. What type of transmitter do we use?
    Harris T- 1603/URC
  68. What are the two versions of AN/WSC-3?
    • Line of sight
    • SATCOM
  69. What is AN/SRC-55 hydra?
    Portable UHF comms
  70. Ranges of VHF, EHF, SHF
    • VHF: 30 - 300 MHZ
    • EHF: 30 - 300 GHZ
    • SHF: 3 - 30 GHZ
  71. What are four things supported by AN/WSC-6?
    • POTS lines
    • E-mail
    • Message traffic
    • Broadcast VTC
  72. What are 3 things supported by challenge Athena 2 (WSC-8)?
    • Sailor phones
    • Downloading satellite imagery
    • VTC
  73. What are the 4 components of a weapons system?
    • Detection
    • Direction
    • Delivery
    • Destruction
  74. What is C5I?
    • Command
    • Control
    • Computers
    • Communication
    • Combat systems
    • Intelligence

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