FMF ACE

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  1. Primary mission of Marine Corps aviation
    Participate as the air component of the MAGTF
  2. Collateral mission
    Participate as an integral component of naval aviation
  3. Functional Areas of MAGTF Aviation
    • OAS - Offensive Air Support
    • AAW- Anti-Air Warfare
    • Assault Support
    • Air Reconnaissance
    • EW - Electronic Warfare
    • Control of Aircraft and Missiles
  4. OAS
    Offensive Air Support
  5. Offensive Air Support
    Operations conducted against enemy CAS and DAS
  6. AAW
    Anti-Air Warfare
  7. Anti-Air Warfare
    Action taken to destroy or reduce enemy air and missile threats
  8. Assault Support
    The use of aircraft to provide tactical mobility and logistics support to the MAGTF
  9. Air Reconnaissance
    The acquisition of intelligence information by employing visual observation and/or sensors in air vehicles
  10. Electronic Warfare
    Any military action involving the use of electromagnetic and directed energy to control the electromagnet spectrum or to attack the enemy.
  11. Control of Aircraft and Missiles
    Coordinated employment of facilities, equipment, communications, procedures and personnel that allows the ACE commander to plan, direct, and control the efforts of the ACE
  12. Mission of the MWHS
    Provide command, administration and supply support for a MAW HQ and elements of the MACG
  13. Primary tasks of the MWHS
    Provide camp facilities and servicesProvide for internal securityMaintain the capability of deployingProvide detachments for supported units
  14. Logistic Capabilities of the MWHS
    -Maintenance - Capable of organization (1st) maintenance on all assigned equipment and (2nd) maintenance on organic infantry weapons. -Supply - Capable or organic supply functions-Medical - Capable of providing routine and emergency medical support-Transportation - None- Messing - Provide food services support-Selected items of equipment
  15. MWHS Maintenance
    Capable of organizational (1st echelon) maintenance on all assigned equipment and organizational (2nd echelon) maintenance on organic infantry weapons
  16. MWHS Supply
    Supply functions
  17. MWHS Medical
    Provide routine and emergency medical support
  18. MWHS Transportation
    Provided by MWSG
  19. MWSG
    Marine Wing Support Group
  20. Messing
    Provide food service support for the wing, MTACS and MWCS
  21. Wing CG
    NeeD Answer
  22. Wing Surgeon
    need Answer
  23. MACG
    Marine Air Control Group
  24. Mission of MACG
    Provide, operate and maintain Marine Air Command and Control System (MACCS)
  25. Mission of MACG HQ
    coordinate all aspects of air command and control and air defense within the MAW
  26. 1st MAW
    Camp Butler, Japan
  27. 2nd MAW
    Cherry Point
  28. 3rd MAW
    Miramar
  29. 4th MAW
    New Orleans
  30. 9 tasks of the MACG HQ
    • -Provide the CE of the MACG , or MACG Det
    • -Plan and coordinate the operations, maintenance and supply of the MACCS
    • -Plan and coordinate the air defense of the MAGTF
    • -Coordinate the deployment and employment of the MACG
    • -Coordinate with other US services and allies for planning and conducting MAGTF air operations
    • -Advise the ACE commander on employment of agencies of the MACCS
    • -Perform command and staff functions fulfilling the MACG mission
    • -Conduct operations in an NMC and EW environment
    • -Maintain the capability for deploying units
  31. MACCS
    Marine Air Command and Control System
  32. MTACS
    Marine Tactical Air Control Squadron
  33. Mission of the MTACS
    Provide equipment, maintenance and operations for the Tactical Air Command Center (TACC)
  34. TACC
    Tactical Air Command Center
  35. 9 tasks of the MTACS
    • -Provide the operational command post for the ACE commander.
    • -Assist in coordinating air operations to meet the operational requirements of the MEF.
    • -Assist in planning air operations
    • -Maintain the capability to accomplish TACC functions
    • -Conduct operations in an NBC and EW environment
    • -Assist in coordinating with other US services and allies for MAGTF air operations
    • -Perform command and staff functions 
    • -Coordinate the deployment and employment of the squadron
    • -Provide logistical and supply support to the MACG HQ
  36. Mission of the MACS
    Provide air surveillance and control and surface to air weapons for AAW
  37. 6 tasks of the MACS
    • -Perform command and staff functions 
    • -Coordinate the deployment and employment of the squadron
    • -Provide deployable detachments that are capable of air surveillance, airspace management and control of aircraft and SAM
    • -Provide deployable detachments that are providing Air Traffic Control 
    • -Provide SAM fires when reinforced with Theater Missile Defense 
    • -Serve as an operation POC between the MACCS and ATC agencies
  38. MWCS
    Marine Wing Control Squadron
  39. Mission of the MWCS
    Provide expeditionary communication for the ACE
  40. 12 tasks of the MWCS
    • -Provide for the effective command of subordinatedetachments.
    • -Assist in the planning and engineering of ACE communications
    • -Provide operation systems control centers
    • -Provide calibration and repair facilities for all TMDE-Provide the digital backbone communications support
    • -Provide tactical automated switching and telephone services
    • -Provide electronic message distribution
    • -Provide external single channel radio and radio retransmission communications support
    • -Provide developed Wide Area Network (WAN) and deployed Local Area Network (LAN) server support
    • -Provide the support cryptographic site
    • -Provide and coordinate individual and unit training
    • -Provide maintenance support for ground
    • -common communications equipment
  41. MASS
    Marine Air Support Squadron
  42. Mission of the MASS
    Provide Direct Air Support Center (DASC) capabilities for fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft
  43. 7 Tasks of the MASS
    • -Provide Equipment, facilities, and personnel for the operation of air support elements
    • -Provide operational planning for MAGTF air support operations
    • -Receive, coordinate and process immediate requests for direct air support
    • -Conduct air support control as required to meet MAGTF requirements
    • -Maintain the ability to provide continuous control of direct air support
    • -Provide personnel and facilities for simultaneous operation of DASC and DASC (airborne)
    • -Coordinate and integrate MAGTF direct air support with other services and allies
  44. LAAD
    Low Altitude Air Defense
  45. Mission of the LAAD
    Provide close-in, low altitude, surface to air weapons fires in defense of MAGTF assets
  46. 6 tasks of the LAAD
    • -Provide for the effective command, administration, communications, supply and logistics support
    • -Maintain a primary capability as a highly mobile, vehicle
    • -mounted and man portable surface to air weapons component
    • -Provide surface to air weapons support
    • -Provide for separate deployment of subordinate batteries
    • -Plan and coordinate requirements for liaison to ensure effective integration-Provide early warning of hostile fire threats
  47. The LAAD Battalion is comprised of:
    -Battalion headquarters-Headquarters and Service (H&S) battery-Two firing batteries
  48. Primary weapons of the LAAD
    Stinger Missile
  49. Secondary weapons of the LAAD
    Machine guns, 50 cal M2, 7.72mm M60E3
  50. Two types of MAGS within the MAW
    • MAG Rotary
    • MAG Fixed wing
  51. MAG Rotary Wing Mission
    Provide assault support
  52. MAG Fixed Wing Mission
    Conduct AAW and OAS operations from advanced bases, FOBs and aircraft carriers.
  53. Mission of the MAG HQ
    Provide the staff support necessary for the effective command of subordinate squadrons in the MAG
  54. 5 tasks of the MAG
    • -Perform staff and command functions necessary to accomplish the MAG mission
    • -Plan and coordinate the deployment and employment of the MAG and it deployable squadrons
    • -Plan and coordinate individual and unit training
    • -Provide Marine Corps property supply support 
    • -Maintain cognizance over all fiscal functions accomplished in the MAG
  55. MALS
    Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron
  56. Mission of the MALS
    Provide aviation logistics support, guidance and direction to MAG squadrons.
  57. 9 tasks of the MALS
    • -Provide intermediate level maintenance for aircraft and aeronautical equipment and first degree engine repair, when authorized.
    • -Provide aviation supply support for aircraft and Navy funded equipment
    • -Provide class V (A) ammunition logistics support
    • -Interpret, implement, audit, inspect and provide oversight for the MAG
    • -Coordinate with MWSG. MACG and MAW calibration complex and support required for the Marine Corps Aviation Logistics Support Program (MALSP)
    • -Screen and inspect non-serviceable aeronautical material for testing and repair
    • -Maintain the capability to deploy and provide MALSP support packages
    • -Conduct individual and unit training
    • -Provide data processing support
  58. VMGR
    Marine Aerial Refueler / Transport squadron
  59. Mission of the VMGR
    Provide aerial refueling in support of FMF air operations and provide assault air transport of personnel, equipment and supplies
  60. A VMGR squadron has how many aircraft?
    12 KC-130 aircraft
  61. VMAQ
    Marine Tactical EW Squadron
  62. Mission of VMAQ
    Conduct airborne EW in support of FMF operations
  63. VMAQ Squadron has how many aircraft
    5 EA-6B aircraft
  64. VMU
    Marine Unmanned Aerial Squadron
  65. Mission of the VMU
    Operate and maintain a UAV system to provide unmanned aerial reconnaissance support to the MAGTF
  66. 7 tasks of the VMU squadron
    • -Conduct reconnaissance
    • -Provide real time target information
    • -Provide information to assist adjusting indirect fire weapons
    • -Collect battle damage assessments
    • -Support rear area security
    • -Provide remote receive capability
    • -Conduct individual and unit training
  67. VMU squadron has how many aircraft?
    1 Pioneer system and 5 UAVs
  68. VMFA
    Marine Fighter Attack Squadron
  69. Mission of the VMFA
    Intercept and destroy enemy aircraft under all weather conditions and attacks and destroys surface targets
  70. The VMFA has how many aircraft?
    12 F/A-18A/C
  71. VMFA(AW)
    Marine Fighter Attack All Weather Squadron
  72. Mission of the VMFA(AW)
    Attack and destroy surface targets day or night under adverse weather conditions
  73. 11 tasks of the VMFA(AW)
    • -Conduct day and night CAS
    • -Conduct day and night DAS
    • -Conduct multi-sensor imagery reconnaissance
    • -Conduct day and night supporting arms coordination
    • -Intercept and destroy enemy aircraft
    • -Conduct battlespace illumination
    • -Conduct armed escort
    • -Maintain the capability to deploy and conduct extended-range operations
    • -Maintain the capability to operate from aircraft carriers, advanced bases and expeditionary fields
    • -Maintain the capability to conduct SEAD operations
    • -Perform organizational maintenance on assigned aircraft
  74. The VMFA(AW) has how many aircraft?
    12 F/A-18D
  75. VMA
    Marine Attack Squadron
  76. Mission of the VMA
    attack and destroy surface targets under day and night visual meteorological conditions and provide helicopter escort.
  77. The VMA has how many aircraft?
    16 AV-8B, 10 in the squadron, 6 in a detachment
  78. HMH
    Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron
  79. Mission of the HMH
    Provide assault helicopter transport of heavy weapons, equipment and supplies during amphibious operations and subsequent operations ashore.
  80. 11 tasks of the CH-53D
    • -Provide combat assault support of heavy weapons, equipment and supplies
    • -Provide combat assault transport of troops
    • -Conduct tactical retrieval and recovery operations for downed aircraft, equipment and personnel
    • -Conduct assault support for evacuation operations
    • -Provide support for mobile Forward Firing and Refueling Points (FARPs)
    • -Augment local SAR and provide aeromedical evacuations
    • -Provide airborne control and coordination for assault operations
    • -Maintain a self-defense capability from ground to air and air to air threats
    • -Maintain the capability to operate from amphibious shipping, other floating bases and austere shore bases as required.
    • -Maintain the capability to operate at night, in adverse weather and under instrument flight conditions
    • -Perform organizational maintenance
  81. 12 tasks of the CH-53E
    • -Provide combat assault transport of heavy weapons, equipment and supplies
    • -Provide combat assault transport of troops
    • -Conduct tactical retrieval and recovery operations for downed aircraft, equipment and personnel
    • -Conduct assault support for evacuation operations
    • -Provide support for FARPs
    • -Augment local SAR assets and provide aeromedical evacuation
    • -Provide airborne control and coordination
    • -Maintain the capability to deploy and conduct extended range operations
    • -Maintain a self-defense capability for ground to air and air to air threats
    • -Maintain the ability to operate from amphibious shipping and other floating bases
    • -Maintain the capability to operate at night, in adverse weather, and under instrument flight conditions
    • -Perform organizational maintenance
  82. Each CH-53D squadron has?
    8 CH-53D
  83. Each CH-53E squadron has?
    16 CH-53E
  84. HMM  (EDIT ME LATER ALL HMM related questions)
    Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron
  85. Mission of an HMM squadron
    Provide assault transport of combat troops in the initial assault waves and follow on stages of amphibious operations and subsequent operations ashore.
  86. Each HMM squadron has how many aircraft?
    12 CH-46E aircraft
  87. HMLA
    Marine Light/Attack Helicopter
  88. Mission of the HMLA
    Provide combat utility helicopter support, attack helicopter fire support and fire support coordination during amphibious operations and subsequent operations ashore.
  89. 12 tasks of the utility helicopter
    • -Provide an airborne command and control platform for CEs
    • -Provide armed escort for assault support operations
    • -Provide combat assault transport of troops, supplies, and equipment
    • -Provide airborne control and coordination for assault support operations
    • -Augment local SAR assets and provide aeromedical evac
    • -Conduct combat assault and assault support for evac operations
    • -Control, coordinate, and provide terminal guidance for supporting arms, including CAS, artillery, mortars and naval gunfire
    • -Provide fire support and security for forward and rear forces
    • -Maintain a self-defense capability from surface to air and air to air threats
    • -Maintain the capability to operate from amphibious shipping and other floating bases
    • -Maintain the capability to operate at night, in adverse weather and under instrument flight conditions
    • -Perform organizational maintenance on assigned aircraft
  90. 11 tasks of the attack helicopter
    • -Provide fire support and security for forward and rear forces
    • -Conduct point target/anti-armor operations
    • -Conduct anti-helicopter operations
    • -Provide armed escort, control and coordination for assault support operations
    • -Control, coordinate and provide terminal ordnance for supporting arms including CAS, artillery, mortars and NGF
    • -Provide point and limited area defense from threat fixed wing aircraft
    • -Conduct armed and visual reconnaissance
    • -Augment local SAR assets
    • -Maintain the capability to operate from amphibious shipping and other floating bases
    • -Maintain the capability to operate at night, in adverse weather and under instrument flight conditions
    • -Perform organizational maintenance on assigned aircraft
  91. Each HMLA squadron has?
    18 AH-1W and 9 UH-1N aircraft
  92. MWSG
    Marine Wing Support Group
  93. Mission of the MWSG
    Provide all essential ground support requirements to aid designated fixed or rotary wing components of Marine FOB.
  94. The MWSG includes
    A headquarters and headquarters squadron (H&HS)4 Marine Wing Support Squadrons (MWSS)2 fixed wing and 2 rotary wing
  95. H&HS
    Headquarters and Headquarters Service Squadron
  96. Mission of the H&HS
    Provide administrative support for the group and the squadron headquarters.
  97. 2 tasks of the H&HS
    • -Provide command control, administrative and ecclesiastical support for assigned units
    • -Provide routine and emergency sick call functions
  98. MWSS
    Marine Wing Support Squadron
  99. Mission of the MWSS
    Provide all essential aviation ground support requirements to a designated fixed-wing/rotary-wing components of an ACE and supporting or attached elements of the MACG
  100. 13 tasks of the MWSS
    • -Provide internal airfield communications
    • -Provide weather service
    • -Provide expeditionary airfield services
    • -Supply crash/fire/rescue airfield services
    • -Provide aircraft and ground refueling
    • -Provide essential engineering services
    • -Provide motor transport
    • -Provide messing facilities
    • -Provide routine and emergency sickcall
    • -Provide individual and unit training
    • -Provide organic NBC defense
    • -Provide security and law enforcement
    • -Provide air base commandant functions
  101. Naval aviation mishap
    Unplanned event or series of events directly involving naval aircraft or UAVs which result in damages or injuries
  102. Class A Mishap
    Total cost of damage exceeds $1 mil, aircraft destroyed or any fatality or permanent total disability
  103. Class B Mishap
    $200k to $1mil damage to property or aircraft or permanent partial disability or hospitalization of 3 or more personnel.
  104. Class C Mishap
    $20k - $200k damage to property or aircraft, or any injury requiring 5 or more lost work days
  105. NATOPS
    Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization
  106. NATOPS Program
    Prescribes general flight and operating instructions and procedures applicable to the operation of all naval aircraft and related activities
  107. Rest and Sleep
    8hrs of sleep every 24hrs
  108. Flight time
    3 flights or 6.5 hours total flight time - single, 12 hrs others
  109. Drugs
    Any chemical that causes a physiological response.
  110. Alcohol
    No consumption within 12 hrs of flight planning
  111. Caffeine
    Limit of 450mg per days, 3-4 cups of coffee
  112. Two types of oxygen used
    • Type 1 - gaseous
    • Type 2 - liquid
  113. Technical oxygen
    Both gaseous and liquid, not breathable, not used in aircraft
  114. Stages of hypoxia
    • Indifferent stage
    • Compensatory stage
    • Disturbance stage
    • Critical stage
  115. Indifferent stage
    No observed impairment
  116. Compensatory stage
    Physiological adjustments provide defenseIncrease in fatigue, irritability and headache, decrease in judgements
  117. Disturbance stage
    Headache, fatigue, lassitude, somnolence, dizziness, "air hunger" and euphoria
  118. Critical stage
    Rapid loss of consciousness, convulsions and failure of respiration
  119. Treatment of hypoxia
    • Go 100% O2
    • Check O2 equip
    • Control breathing
    • Descend below 10k ft
    • Communicate the problem
  120. 4 forces effecting flight
    • Lift
    • Weight
    • Thrust
    • Drag
  121. APU
    Auxiliary Power Unit
  122. Bombs
    Free fall
  123. Rockets
    Self propelled, no guidance after launch
  124. Missiles
    Self propelled that automatically alters direction in flight
  125. FOD
    Foreign Object Damage

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