To cool chill boxes/ freeze boxes/ photo store room
127. What does WRV stand for?
Water Regulating Valve
128. What is the purpose of the WRV?
It’s used to regulate cooling water passing through the condenser
129. What the 4 phases of the Refrigeration cycle?
1. Compression: Takes 236FA & compresses to high temp./press. vapor
2. Condensation: Vapor Condensed down to liquid
3. Evaporation: Liquid goes to chiller & sprayed through tubes that remove heat from chill water
4. Expansion: Washing back to vapor and goes back to cycle through
130. What is the COMPRESSOR known as?
Heart of the System
131. What is the MICROPROCESSOR known as?
Brain of the system
132. What is the cycle for cooling Reefers?
1. Compression: Takes 134A & compresses to high temp./press. vapor
2. Condensation: Vapor condenses down to liquid
3. Receiver: Refrigerant collected and cooled
4. Thermal Expansion Valve: Refrigerant does through TXV, where it gets metered to go into the evaporator
5. Evaporation: Goes to chill box, back into vapor to restart cycle
133. What is O2N2?
Liquid Oxygen and Liquid Nitrogen
134. How many O2N2 plants do we have onboard?
135. Where are the O2N2 plants located?
a. FWD plant is Hangar Bay #1 – PORT Side
b. AFT plant is Hangar Bay #2 – STBD Side
136. What are some of the things we use LOX for?
Breathing air for the pilots flying at high altitudes
137. What are some of the things we use Liquid Nitrogen for?
Tires on jets
138. Name some PPE needed for handling Liquid Oxygen?
Welder Gloves, Face Shield, Apron, LOX Suits, LOX boots
139. What does CHT stand for?
Collecting, Holding, and Transfer
140. How many CHT tanks do we have on board?
141. Where are they located at and how many at each location?
FWD-3, MID-1, AFT-1
142. What type of gas is present with CHT?
143. What are the different modes for CHT?
INPORT: Sewage goes to tank the to shore connection on pier
TRANSIT: 3 Miles, waste drains are diverted overboard
12-Miles, solid drains are diverted overboard
UNDERWAY:50 Miles, oil waste is diverted overboard.
144. What is the primary use of the Catapults?
145. What is the location of the Catapult Accumulators?
146. What does CSC Stand for?
Catapult Supervisory Control
147. What does CSC do?
Controls steam is allowed for the catapults
148. What type of suppression system do we use for the Catapults?
149. What are the methods for Steering the Ship?
Bridge, Trick Wheel, Wrenches, Emergency Steering
150. What is special about each ACE (Air Craft Elevator)?
Elevator #1: Called Disneyland/ elevator can stop at mid-ride
Elevator #2: Nothing
Elevator #3: B & A Crane/ elevator has to be on hangar bay to operate B & A Crane
Elevator #4: Part of the Flight Deck/ PRI-Fly Controls suspend
151. What is the purpose of Degaussing?
To reduce magnetization of the ship
152. Why is Degaussing important?
To reduce ship’s radar signature
153. What is HP?
High pressure 3500-4200 PSI
154. What is LP?
Low pressure 80-120 PSI
155. What is the use of HP?
Emergency generator start –up, weapons elevators
156. What is the use of LP?
Propulsion Plant services ,control air back-up, tools, arresting gear
157. Who was the father of naval nuclear power?
Hyman G. Rickover
158. What was the first naval nuclear powered vessel?
USS Nautilus 1955
159. What was the first nuclear powered surface ship?
USS Long Beach 1961
160. What was the first nuclear powered air craft carrier?
USS Enterprise 1961
161. Who is the Reactor Officer?
162. What is a TLD?
163. What does a TLD do?
Measures the radiation exposure received by a person wearing it
164. When are you required to wear a TLD?
When in the propulsion plants while they are operating or in a posted “Radiation Area”
165. Where is the Reactor Controlled from?
Enclosed Operating Station (EOS)
166. Who controls the RX?
167. Who is in charge of EOS and the Propulsion Plant?
Propulsion Plant Watch Officer (PPWO)
168. Who is the roving supervisory watch stander in charge of the propulsion plant?
Propulsion Plant Watch Supervisor
169. Who is in charge of both Propulsion Plants and Engineering Spaces?
Engineering Officer Of the Watch (EOOW)
170. Who is responsible for the Electric Plant?
171. Who does the EOOW report to?
Officer of the Deck (OOD)
172. What is reactor SCRAM?
Rapid shutdown of reactor
173. What does it mean for the Reactor to be “CRITICAL”?
The reactor is operating and producing power
174. What does it mean for the Reactor to be “Shutdown”?
Rods are inserted but no heat is being produced
175. What does cross-connected steam plants mean?
Steam is being supplied to both propulsion plants from one reactor
176. What does dead in the water mean?
A loss of both reactor, electric plants carried by EDG’s
177. What is Restricted Maneuvering doctrine?
A state that the ship operates in to provide maximum propulsion, electrical, and navigational reliability
178. What does MTT stand for?
Mobile Training Team
179. What does ORSE stand for?
Operational Reactor Safeguards Exam
180. What does MTT and ORSE do?
Evaluates RX Determent’s ability to safely operate the reactors
181. What does SPM stand for?
Steam Plant Manual
182. What is RPM stand for?
Reactor Plant Manual
183. What type of fuel do we use for the Reactors?
184. What does A4W stand for?
Aircraft Carrier Core, 4th Design, Westinghouse
185. What type of design is the Reactor?
186. How does the Reactor produce usable energy?
Heat produced from fission is used to create steam; steam powers the turbines for electricity and propulsion
187. What are the advantages of Reactor power over fossil fuel?
-Refueled only twice in the ships life (every 25yrs)
-Allows more fuel to be carried onboard
-Does not produce waste on the air that would make it harder for planes to land
188. What does RC stand for?
189. What does RE stand for?
190. What does RL stand for?
191. What does RM stand for?
192. What does RA stand for?
193. Classify the Reduction Gears:
194. What does GV stand for?
195. What does Trailed Shaft mean?
Main engine guard valve is shut
196. What does ABT stand for?
Automatic Bus Transfer
197. What does MBT stand for?
Manual Bus Transfer
198. Why do we use 4160V system?
Higher voltage, Lower current, Less equipment
199. What does EPCP stand for/
Electrical Plant Control Panel
200. What is the Voltage Regulator Unit?
Regulates voltage and provides voltage droop characteristic to share reactive loading
201. How does nuclear fission produce energy?
Neutron absorbed by uranium splits into neutrons, protons, and gamma’s
202. How many LPAP’s do we have?
203. How many HPAC’s do we have?
204. How many reboilers are there?
205. Where are the reboilers located?
1A/4B Shaft Alley
206. Why do we use reboilers?
To prevent contamination of the propulsion plant from sources
207. What are some loads off the reboiler?
-Hot Water Heaters
208. What is a simplified Primary loop?
Pump circulates through RX to S/G to cool RX and heat water in S/G for steam
209. How do we make potable water?
Distilling Units (D/U)
210. Classify the D/U’s
6stage, flash type, LP, 100gpd
211. How many D/U’s do we have?
212. Where are the D/U’s located?
DU 1&2 = MMR #1
DU 3&4 = MMR #2
213. How much water is used for the propulsion plant per day?
214. How do we produce electrical power onboard?
Ship’s Service Turbine Generators
215. How Many SSTG’s do we have?
216. Where are the SSTG’s located?
1&2 = MMR #1
3&4 = MMR #2
217. What are the SSTG’s rated at?
218. What is the back-up to the SSTG’s?
Emergency Diesel Generators
219. How many EDG’s do we have?
220. What is the primary purpose of the EDG’s?
Supply power to Reactor Fill Pumps
221. What are the EDG’s rated at?
222. How many Main Engine engines do we have?
223. What is the Definition of deadly force?
Force that a person uses causing, or that a person knows or should know would create a substantial risk of causing, death or serious bodily harm. Its use justified only under conditions extreme necessity, as a last resort, when all lesser means have failed or can not be reasonably employed.
224. What is FPCON Alpha?
An increased general threat of possible terrorist activity against personnel or facilities
225. What is FPCON Bravo?
An increased or more predictable threat of terrorist activity exists
226. What is FPCON Charlie?
An incident occurs or intelligence is received indicating some form of terrorist action or targeting against personnel or facilities is likely
227. What is FPCON Delta?
Attack is imminent
228. What does RAM stand for?
Random Anti-Terrorism Measures
229. What is the goal of RAM?
To deter, detect and disrupt terrorist attacks.
230. What are the 4 characteristics of Terrorist Operations?
231. What is Urban-Based?
Offers access to transportation, money-laundering mechanisms, communications systems and international contacts who can provide required travel documentation.
232. What is Highly-Mobile?
Terrorists typically move frequently among cities and countries, not only to facilitate the planning and execution of operations, but also in search of safe havens and like-minded support.
233. What is Well-Trained?
Terrorist groups train and rehearse extensively. Emphasis is on physical conditioning, effective use of weapons and explosives, tactics and combat techniques, clandestine operations, psychological warfare and survival skills.
234. What is Covert?
The operational cells of most terrorist groups can operate in covert postures for extended periods. While this clandestine nature contributes to their flexibility and effectiveness, it also requires terrorist groups to maintain and support intricate operational systems, complete with personnel and assets.
235. What are the 4 categories of Terrorist Organizations?
1. Planning and Preparation Cell
2. Admin & Logistics
3. Intelligence & Surveillance
4. Operation Combat
236. What Cell Formulates the Operational Planning?
Planning & Preparation
237. What Cell Provides financial support?
Admin and Logistics
238. What Cell is the Eyes and Ears of the Terrorist Group?
Intelligence and Surveillance
239. What cell includes bombers, shooters, and assassins?
240. What 3 zones add structure to defense in depth?
- Assessment zone
- Warning Zone
- Threat Zone
241. In what zone do security forces initially interact with contacts?
242. What is the innermost zone?
243. What does NVPZ stand for?
Naval Vessel Protective Zone
244. How many yards must vessels stay away from US Naval Vessels?
245. At what yardage must all vessels operate at a minimum speed to maintain a safe course?
246. If a vessel wants to pass with in 100yards of a US Naval vessel, how do they contact official patrol?
VHF Channel 16
247. What Is the Punishment for Violating Protection Zones?
Up to 6 years in prison and fines up to $250,000
248. What are the four terrorist motivational categories?
249. What is the goal of a Separatist?
Goal of separation from existing entities through independence, political autonomy, or religious freedom or domination
250. What motivational group promotes superiority of a race?
251. What motivational group is based on loyalty or devotion to a nation?
252. What motivational group is dedicated to the overthrown of a government?
253. What are some examples of a security alert?
- Bomb Threat
- Swimmer Attack
- Suspicious Package
- Shooter/ Hostage on Board
- Small boat attack
254. How many people are on the Response Task Force Team (RTFT)?
255. What does ISF stand for?
Import Security Force
256. What is Counter-Terrorism?
Offensive measures taken to prevent, deter, and respond to terrorism.
257. What does ROE stand for?
Rules of Engagement
258. Who trains the Ship’s force in every aspect of force protection to include security alerts?
Anti-Terrorism Training Team (ATTT)
259. Who does the ATTWO report to?
260. Who is responsible to the CO for developing and managing ATFP programs?
Anti-Terrorism Officer (ATO)
261. Who typically executes the “AT” mission through the ATTWO?
262. Who tactically employs command assets to defend a unit against terrorist attack when in port?
263. What type of anchor do we have onboard?
264. What is the color on the 2nd to last shot?
265. What color is the last shot?
266. What is the weight of the anchor?
267. When anchoring, how much chain is paid out in relation to the depth of the water?
5 to 7 times
268. How long is the chain in fathoms?
269. How long is the chain in feet?
270. What holds the ship when anchored?
Weight of the Chain and Anchor
271. Which is larger, swing circle or drag circle?
272. What does anchors aweigh mean?
The anchor has been lifted from the bottom of the sea floor
273. What is the Bullnose?
The forward most chock in the ship
274. What is the Bullnose used for?
275. What does it mean to “dip the eye”?
If two mooring lines are placed on the same bollard, the second one is led through the eye of the first, then placed on the bollard.
276. What is a Bit?
A pair of heavy metal posts, fastened vertically on the deck to which mooring lines are secured
277. What is a bollard?
Common pier fittings
278. What is a Chock?
Metal fitting that serve as a fairlead for lines to a pier or other ships. There are open, closed, roller, and combination chocks.
279. What is a Capstan?
Vertical drum used to increase the mechanical advantage while heaving around on a line.
280. Were can you find a Capstan?
Where there are mooring lines
281. How far away from deck equipment must you stay away while handling line?
282. What does heave around mean?
To apply tension on a line by hauling on it with a capstan or by hand
283. What does “Avast” mean?
284. What is the stronger type of line, double braid or three strand?
285. How do you measure line?
286. How do you measure wire/rope?
287. How many fueling stations do we have?
288. What are the fueling stations?
289. How many cargo stations do we have?
290. What are the cargo stations?
291. Where are the sliding pad eyes located?
HB2 and HB3
292. What does SURF stand for?
Standard Underway Replenishment Fixture
293. What does STREAM stand for?
Standard Tensioned Replenishment Alongside Method
294. What are the three types of underway replenishment?
CONREP, VERTREP, UNREP
295. Which fueling stations are double-probe receiving stations?
5, 11, 13
296. What is so special about Station 21?
Sending station (fuel transferring)
297. Who wears a yellow hard hat?
298. Who wears a white with red cross hard hat?
299. Who wears a white with green cross hard hat?
300. Who wears a brown hard hat?
301. Who wears a green hard hat?
302. Who wears a ballistic hard hat?
303. Who wears a red hard hat?
304. Who wears a blue hat?
305. What is the P & D line?
Phone and Distance line
306. How far apart are the markers on the P&D line?
307. What are the colors of the markers’ on the P&D line?
GRYBW (green, red, yellow, blue, white)
308. What are green chem. lights used for on UNREP station?
309. What is the standard speed of the ship during UNREP?
310. What kind of fuel do we receive at our receiving stations?
311. Which is used during fueling transfer, highline or spanwire?
312. How many RHIB boats do we have?
313. What does RHIB stand for?
Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat
314. What is a monkey line?
Manrope used for personnel safety while raising and lowering the boat in case of sudden dropping of the boat
315. What % of body weight should you place on the monkey lines?
316. What is the sea painter and what is it connected to?
A line used to make fast a boats bow and its connected to the RHIB
317. How many people does it take to man the oat davit?
318. What is the Coxswain job?
To know the boat’s physical characteristics, draft, and cargo and passenger capabilities in both fair weather and in foul.. Full charge of boat and crew, safety, cleanliness, and appearance of boat and crew.
319. Who has complete authority when in the RHIB?
320. What is the speed of the ship when lowering the RHIB?
321. What type of davit do we have onboard?
322. How many boat booms do we have onboard?
323. What is the purpose of a boat boom?
To allow small boats to moor to the ship while staying way clear of the side
324. What is the primary means of Man Over Board recovery?
325. Where is the Stern dock located?
Aft end of the ship
326. Where is the FOCSLE located?
Forward 02 Level
327. Where is the Accommodation ladder located?
Aft end of fantail.
328. What does GMT stand for?
Greenwich Mean Time
329. What does DR stand for?
330. What does DIW stand for?
Dead In Water
331. What is the difference between True Bearing and Relative Bearing?
True Bearing: Any bearing in relation to true north given from 000 to 359 degrees
Relative Bearing: Any bearing in relation to the ship given from 000 to 359 degrees
332. From What and Where are the navigation lights operated from?
Telltale Panel on the Bridge behind the Helm
333. How many navigation lights are there?
334. What are the navigation lights called and what are their color?
Port Running Light – RED
STBD Running Light – Green
FWD Masthead Light – White
AFT Masthead Light – White
Stern Light – White
335. Name one thing used during a man overboard
Oscar Flag, Search Light, Life Ring, Smoke Float
336. What is the Stands called that house gyro repeaters for true bearing and fixed compass card for relative bearing?
337. What is the name of the tool that QM’s use in conjunction with the pelorus to obtain bearing to visual navigation aids during transits through restricted waters?
338. What is the Job of the QMOW?
To maintain navigation plot and be the eyes, ears and voice of the Navigator when he is not present
339. What is the job of the Conning Officer?
To verbally drive the ship by giving rudder orders and speed orders to the helmsman and lee helmsman
340. What day shapes are flown for restricted maneuvering?
341. What day shapes are flown for vessel aground?
342. What day shapes are flown for vessel not in command?
343. What day shape is flown for vessel at anchor?
344. What day shape is flown for vessel constrained by draft?
345. What lights are operated on the mast during a man overboard?
Red on Red Flashing
346. What lights are operated on the mast during restricted maneuvering?
Red over white over red
347. What lights are operated on the mast during vessel at anchor?
348. What lights are operated on the mast during vessel not under command?
Red over Red
349. What lights are operated on the mast during vessel aground?
Red over Red over Red
350. What are the 4 flags flown during UNREP?
Golf, Romeo, Bravo, Prep
351. What tool is the tool used by QM’s to obtain L.O.P.’s from celestial bodies?
352. What tool is used by the QM’ to quickly plot L.O.P.’s during navigation details?
Parallel Motion Protractor (PMP)
353. How is the radius of the drag circle calculated for a planned anchorage?
Scope of the chain let out + Distance from the hawespipe to the center pelorus on the bridge
354. How is the radius of the swing circle calculated for a planned anchorage?
Scope of the chain let out + to the length of the ship
355. What shape is an electronic fix?
356. What shape is a visual fix?
357. What shape is a DR fix?
358. What is an emergency breakaway?
When the ship separates itself from alongside another ship during UNREP using max rudder to turn and max propulsion for speed
359. What type of breakaway does our ship do after an UNREP?
Accelerated standard breakaway
360. Why doesn’t our ship do an emergency breakaway?
We would collide to other ship due to our pivot point located at 100 frame
361. What is the term passed to the bridge that must be logged into the deck log and also passed to the signal bridge so that flag romeo can be lowered, signifying that we are officially alongside the other ship?
“Messenger in Hand”
362. What is another term for the Ensign that is flown from the main truck while underway?
363. What 3 times are the commissioning pennants aren’t flown?
3-When admiral flag is flying
364. Which lines run north and south, meet at the poles and are measured east and west; latitude or longitude?
365. What is the auxiliary conning station used for?
Alongside operations during unreps and mooring operations
366. What are some tools used by the QMOW?
Chart, pencil, PMP, compass, erasure, signal flags, marine sextant, day shapes, telescopic alidade
367. What does GPS stand for?
Global Positioning System
368. What is the speed of wind for it to be considered a hurricane?
64 + knots
369. What is a fathometer?
Measures depth of water
370. What is a clinometer?
Measures the list
371. What is the barometer?
Measures the amount of moisture in the air
372. What is the helm used for?
Steering the ship
373. What is the lee helm used for?
Control speed of the ship
374. What is the Alpha flag used for?
Divers in the water
375. What is the Bravo flag used for?
376. What is the Foxtrot flag used for?
Fix Wing and Helo Ops
377. What is the Golf flag used for?
378. What is the Hotel flag used for?
379. What is the India flag used for?
380. What is the Kilo flag used for?
Personnel working aloft
381. What is the Lima flag used for?
Hazardous of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordinance (HERO)
382. What is the Oscar flag used for?
383. What is the Papa flag used for?
384. What is the Quebec flag used for?
385. What is the Romeo flag used for?
Ready to receive a ship alongside
386. What is the Uniform flag used for?
387. What is the Five flag used for?
388. What is the Starboard Pennant used for?
Senior Officer Present Aboard
389. What is the Prep flag used for?
15 Min to discharge
390. What is the 1st Substitute flag used for?
Absence of Flag Officer
391. What is the 2nd Substitute flag used for?
Absence of Chief of Staff
392. What is the 3rd flag used for?
Absence of Commanding Officer
393. What is the 4th flag used for?
Absence of civil Official
394. What Radar do we have on board that provides a long range 3-D air search capability and what is its max range?
SPS-48 / 220 NM / Bearing, Range, Altitude
395. What Radar provides you with long range 2-D air search capability and what is its max range?
SPS-49 / 256 NM / Bearing and Range
396. What Radar provides you with long range 2-D Surface Search Radar and what is its max range?
SPS-67 / 50 NM
397. What is the primary mission of the SPS-73 and what is its max range?
Navigation Radar / 96 NM
398. What radar is used as a carrier controlled approach search radar?
SPN-43 / 50 NM
399. What does ASTAB display?
Displays real time and non-real time digital information
400. What is the purpose of Link 4A?
One or Two way computer-control communication between controlling TDS
401. What is the purpose of Link 11?
High speed digital data link with exchange tracking information and weapons control orders
402. What is the purpose of Link 16?
High speed digital UHF Satcomms link with anti-jam capabilities
403. What does ASTAB stand for?
Automated Status Board
404. What does CVIC stand for?
Carrier Intelligence Center
405. What does CDC stand for?
Combat Directional Center
406. What does C4I stand for?
Command, Control, Communication, Computer and Intelligence
407. What does CATCC stand for?
Carrier Air Traffic Control Center
408. What does METOC stand for?
409. What does ASMD stand for?
Anti-Ship Missile Defense
410. What does EMCON stand for?
411. What does ROE stand for?
Rules of Engagement
412. What does the TAO stand for?
Tactical Action Officer
413. What does SESS stand for?
Ship Signal Exploitation Space
414. What does HARM stand for?
High Speed Anti-Radiation Missile
415. What is the primary mission of the SLQ-32?
Anti-Ship Missile Defense
416. What is the function of the Picket Ship?
Track, ID, Report, and initiate interception of oncoming threat
417. What is the function of the E-2C Hawkeye?
418. Who is responsible for monitoring EMCON?
EW’s or EMCON Control Station
419. What is the operating limit of the F/A 18?
Max range of a deck launch interceptor is 160-180 NM
420. What is the AGM-84 Harpoon used for?
Surface to Surface Engagement
421. How many SLQ-32 antennas do we have onboard and where are they located?
2; Port FWD and STBD Mid above officer’s QD
422. What is the Gertrude used for?
423. What is the function of the SLQ-25 Nixie?
To protect the ship from an acoustic homing torpedo
424. Who is the Operations Officer?
425. How fast should a routine message be sent?
426. What radars do we use in CATCC?
SPN-46 Easy Rider
427. What are the 5 ladies?
Gertrude: under water phone
Tilly: B&A crane
Dolly: Link 4A
Nancy: Morse Code
Nixie: Torpedo counter measure (SLQ-25)
428. What type of aircraft do we have on board and what is its primary mission?
SH-60: Under Sea Warfare
429. How many EMCON condition do we have and what are they?
5 Conditions: A, A1, B, C, D
430. What does the TAO do?
Has authority by the CO to release point defense weapons
431. What is a CASREP?
Casualty Report on ship’s status. Message when equipment fails/ accidents/ disasters on material or person. Passes 48 hrs
432. What are 4 categories of a CASCOR?
C1(ok but need repair), C2, C3, C4 (down hard)
433. What is a CASCOR?
CASREP has been Corrected
434. What is bead window?
Called on external net when transmission is a violation
435. What does the term Gingerbread mean?
Intruder on the line
436. What is CART?
Command Assessment of Readiness Training
(CO/ISO/ATG Conduct “on the Spot” training)
437. What does TSTA stand for?
Tailored Ship’s Training Availability
(focus on ship’s integrated teams)
438. What is FEP?
Final Evaluation Problem
439. What are some factors that would effect radar operations?
Weather, Atmospheric Conditions, Antenna height, and Sea Return
440. What is the length of the ship?
441. What is the length on the Flight Deck?
442. Which voice/radio message is sent ASAP?
443. How long should a priority message be sent?
444. What is the barricade on the flight deck?
Emergency Aircraft Landing Net
445. How many arresting gear wires do we have?
446. What is an amber deck?
2 minutes to launch
447. CSOSS: Combat System Operational Sequencing System
448. CSOOW: Combat System Officer Of the Watch
449. CSRO: Combat System Readiness Officer
450. CWO: Communication Watch Officer
451. IFF: Identify Friend Or Foe
452. EMCON: Emission Control
453. TACAN: Tactical Air Navigation
454. RADAR: Radio Detection and Ranging
455. SONAR: Sound Navigation and Ranging
456. HERO: Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordinance