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What are the three missions of Combat Systems?
- Detect and Engage
- Command and Control Warfare
- Navy Surface Fire Support
What three sub-missions fall under Detect and Engage?
- Ship's Radar System- detection of incoming target
- IFF- Identify Friend or Foe
- Ship's Weapon System- fending off or destroying any enemy contacts
What is C2W ( Command and Control Warfare)?
The command and control of ship's radar and weapon systems to complete the mission.
What is Naval Surface Fire Support (NSFS)?
Gun fire support for troops landing or conducting operations on the beach
What does RADAR stand for?
- Radio Detection and Ranging
- Sound Navigation and Ranging
What are the two areas of Naval Warfare that utilize naval guns?
Surface and Air Warfare
What are the four areas of warfare that utilize naval missiles?
- Surface Warfare
- Air Warfare
- Undersea Warfare (USW)
- Strike Warfare
What is the purpose of Fire Control?
To place ordinance on a target on time
What is a Harpoon?
Medium range, all weather, low altitude, sub-sonic, over the horizon, fire and forget, antiships cruise missile.
What is a Tomahawk?
Long range, all weather, low altitude, sub-sonic land attack cruise missile.
Where can the Harpoon be fired from?
- Ships, Subs, Aircraft
- Ships, Subs, Aircraft and TLAM
Can TLAM be used against ships TASM?
What does TLAM and TASM stand for?
- Tomahawk Land Attack Missile
- Tomahawk AntiShip Missile
What does ASROC stand for?
- Anti-Submarine Rocket
- Super Rapid Blooming Offboard Chaff
Where is the ASROC launched from?
VLS- Vertical Launch System
What is the primary undersea warfare used onboard destroyers and cruisers?
What are you standard missiles used for?
Defensive weapons and shooting down other ballastic missiles and aircraft
How manu types of standard missiles are there?
- 2: SM-1 (Medium Range)
- SM-2 (Medium and Extended Range)
What is the torpedo also known as?
What are the characteristics of the MK-46?
- Deep diving, Salt Water activated
- Capable of multiple reattacks
What is the MK-15 also known as?
Close In Weapon System (CIWS)
What does the NATO Sea Sparrow do?
Launches the RIM-7P Suface to Air Missile for close attacks from planes or missilie
What does RAM stand for?
Rolling Airframe Missile
What is the Rolling Airframe Missile do?
- Launches the RIM-116 for moderate range.
- Designed to supplement or replace the Sea Sparrow
What was designed to Replace the Sea Sparrow?
The RAM (Rolling Ariframe Missile)
Which radar is the long range search for air targets?
Air Search SPS-40
Which radar is used to intercept enemy aircraft?
Air Search SPS-40
Which radar is the long range search for surface contacts; can detect low flying aircraft, and is used for navigation?
Surface Search SPS-67/SPS-73
What is the FURUNO used for?
Navigation- short range to enhance navigation
What is our fire control radar?
- The CIWS- direct gun mounts and missile launchers
- Has extremely accurate range, bearing, and elevation
- 3D Always
What does 2D provide?
Range and Bearing data
3D provides what?
Range, Bearing, and Altitude data
What is the purpose of CSOSS?
Operation/Restoration of combat systems equipment
What is the purpose of the Combat Systems Readiness Officer?
Liaison for TAO in regards to CS equipment readiness
What Combat Systems watch controls the first response to electronic casualties?
CSOOW- Combat Systems Officer of the Watch
What are examples of CS Area Supervisors?
What does EMO stand for?
Who is it?
- Electronic Materials Officer
- LT Tovar
What are our torpedo countermeasure systems?
- SLQ-25A (Nixie)
- Prairie/Masker System
- Acoustic Decoys
How many modes are there to SONAR?
2- Active and Passive
What is the difference between active and passive SONAR?
- Active- goes out and finds the range and bearing
- Passive- listens for the info, learns what it is
What three conditions affect SONAR?
- These conditions affect the speed of sound underwater
What is the salinity in open ocean?
33-37 parts per minute
What are the requirements for entering a magazine?
- No covers
- No belt buckles
- No horse play
- Battle dressed at all times
- No spark producing objects
What is a hangfire?
Delay in firing after the firing sequence is initiated.
What is a misfire?
The failure of firing after the fire sequence is initiated
What is a hotgun?
A predetermined amount of rounds, discharged in a predetermined amount of time causing the barrel or chamber to heat up causing a cook off
What is the training warning circle?
The four inch wide red circle, followed by two inch white lettering (Danger Area) as you are walking into the circle that extends 18 inches from the furthest point of the weapon (barrel)
What does HE-PD, HE-VT, HE MT-PD, RAP, HE-IR, BL&P, and WP stand for in regards to inch rounds?
- High Explosive-Point Detonating
- High Explosive-Variable Time
- High Explosive Mechanical Time Point Detonating
- Rocket Assisted Projectile
- High Explosive Infrared
- Blind Loaded & Plugged
- White Phosperous/William Peter
Which inch round is used against light armored targets, bunkers, gun placements and vehicles?
Which inch round has a two position switch on the fuse for Quick Time and Super Quick Time?
Which inch round is used against high speed aircraft?
When is it effective?
- Where the angle of fall is greater than 20 degrees (against personnel)
Which inch round cannot be fired over friendly forces without permission from ground commander?
Which round is known as "My all purpose round"?
What can it be used against?
- HE MT-PD
- Personnel, Aircraft, Bunkers, and Light Armored Vehicles
Which round is used for anti aircraft practice?
VT Non Frag
What does the Rocket Assisted Projectile do?
Extends the normal range of the projectile
Which inch round is training for ground targets?
What color is it?
- Blind Loaded & Plugged (BLUE)
- Blind= No fuse
- Loaded= Contains a filler (sand)
- Plugged= no access to the base
Which inch round is primary against anti ship cruise missile/aircraft (heat seeker)
Which inch round is used for spotting, smoke screens, and fire starter?
White Phosperous or William Peter
Which round is used against surface and ground targets, and whose fuse must be manually set by the gun crew?
High Explosive Controller Variable Time
What is the difference between High Explosive Variable Time and High Explosive Controller Variable Time?
HE-CVT can be fired over friendly forces
What are the four D's of Combat Systems?
Detection, Direction, Delivery, Destruction
What does HERO stand for?
What flag is flown?
- Hazardous Electromagnetic Radiation to ordinance
- LIMA Flag (Yellow/Black Checkered)
What is C4I?
Command and Control, Communication, Computers and Intelligence
What does GFCS stand for?
Which one is used on Spruance class destroyers and Ticonderoga class cruisers?
- Gun Fire Control System
Which MK is the MK86 GFCS used for?
The MK92 FCS is used for what class of ships?
Which MK is the MK92 FCS used for?
- Perry class frigates
- MK75 76mm Gun Mount
Blue is for training use only.
What systems are used to prevent equipment from overheating?
AC, Fire Main, Chill Water
What is the purpose of the ship's gyro?
Provides ships pitch/roll heading information to weapons systems
Where are the two CIWS's located?
How many rounds per minute are the CIWS capable of?
What is the total magazine capacity of the CIWS?
1500 (drum and chuting)
How many radars does the CIWS have?
How many modes?
- 2 radars- Search and Track
- 4 modes- AAW auto, AAW manual, Air Ready and Standby
Where is the Remote Control Panel for the CIWS located?
How many barrels does the CIWS have?
What ensures that both CIWSs' don't fire at the same target at the same time?
MWC- Multiple Weapons Coordination
What type of rounds does the CIWS fire?
20mm tungsten alloy
Where are the two 25mm Chain Guns located?
FWD of the superstructure port and starboard
How many rounds per minute can the 25mm discharge?
What is its magazine capacity?
- 168 magazine capacity
What is the maximum effective range of the 25mm?
- 2.700 yards
- 4.1 miles, 8,500 yards
What type of ammo does the 25mm use?
HEI-T, TP-t, APSD-T
Which gun has a 24v power supply thats hard wired into the ships electrical system?
Where are the 6 50cal mounts located?
3port 3 starboard
How many revolutions per minute is the 50cal capable of?
Magazine box type- 100 rounds per box
What is the maximum effective range of the 50 cal?
What type of rounds for the 50 cal?
Which gun is the saluting battery?
Where are they?
Port & starboard next to the signal bridge
Who are the four personnel present for 40mm use?
- Safety Observer
How many magazine spaces are there?
What/Where are they?
- 25mm- CSO's P-way
- FWD CIWS- Aft of control room on main deck)
- AFT CIWS- Aft Sponson
- Pyrotechnics- Aft starboard Sponson
- Small Arms- 7th deck
- Demolitions- 7th deck
- 40mm- 7th deck
What other small guns do we have onboard?
- MK79 Grenade Launcher- 40mm round
- m14 Rifle- 7.62mm round
- 12 gauge shotty
- M-240B Machine Gun
How many SRBOC launchers do we have?
How many tubes do they have?
- 4 launchers
- 6 tubes- 3 @ 45degree angle, 3 @ 60 degrees
Where can the SRBOC be fired from?
CIC or Pilot house by XO, CO's chair
SLQ-32 is used for what?
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