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NAVY TRAINING SYSTEM PLAN

FOR THE

AN/SSC-12 SHIPBOARD AIR TRAFFIC

CONTROL COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

N88-NTSP-A-50-0003/I

APRIL 2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This Navy Training System Plan (NTSP) has been developed to identify the manpower, personnel, and training requirements associated with the AN/SSC-12 Shipboard Air Traffic Control Communications (SATCC) System. The SATCC System provides intercom, interphone, and radio communications switching via digitized voice and data busses aboard Aircraft Carriers (CV) and Nuclear Aircraft Carriers (CVN).

Installation has been completed aboard two CVNs and one CV. Initial Operating Capability was achieved in FY98. Installation aboard the remaining CVs and CVNs is scheduled between FY01 and FY03. Procurement of the SATCC System is being accomplished through a Non-Acquisition Category procurement action that utilizes the Abbreviated Acquisition Program. SATCC components are Non-Developmental Items obtained through Commercial Off-The-Shelf procurement.

The SATCC System is primarily operated by Air Traffic Controllers, the Carrier Controlled Approach Officer, Landing Signal Officers (LSO), the Air Officer, the Assistant Air Officer, the Air Operations Officer, and the Assistant Air Operations Officer. Additional communication devices are provided to Operations Specialists in the Combat Direction Center, the Commanding Officer, the Officer of the Deck, etc.

Maintenance of the SATCC System is performed at two levels; organizational and depot. Organizational level maintenance of the SATCC System is performed by Electronics Technicians (ET) with Navy Enlisted Classification code 1425. A depot level maintenance plan has not been established at this time.

Initial operator training consists of Computer-Based Training provided by the Program Office, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Code 53Z. Additionally, In-Service Engineering Activity personnel from the Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center Charleston detachment in Norfolk, Virginia, conduct familiarization training and On-the-Job Training (OJT) for both operators and maintainers prior to and during the initial at-sea period. Until follow-on training is established, NAVSEA Code 53Z will fund two maintenance technicians from each activity receiving the SATCC System to attend Rapid Deployable Voice Switch (RDVS) IIA training at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Academy in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Follow-on operator training for Carrier Air Traffic Control Center personnel, LSOs, Air Officers, Assistant Air Officers, Air Operations Officers, and Assistant Air Operations Officers will be incorporated into the existing course at Naval Air Technical Training Center Pensacola, Florida, and the LSO School at Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia. The remaining operators will receive training via Personnel Qualification Standards and OJT. Follow-on SATCC System maintenance training will be accomplished by sending ET 1425 personnel that have Permanent Change of Station orders to CVs and CVNs to the RDVS IIA course at the FAA Academy in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Formal follow-on training will begin when 50 percent of the aircraft carriers are configured with the SATCC System.

SATCC System operator billets are watch-station driven and therefore, introduction of the SATCC System will not increase operator manpower requirements. SPAWAR has conducted a Reliability Centered Maintenance Analysis and has determined that the addition of SATCC System planned maintenance will increase the Maintenance Technician ET NEC 1425 workload by 35 man-hours annually and will decrease NEC 1568 workload by 1535 man-hours annually.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Page

Executive Summary i

List of Acronyms iv

Preface vi

PART I - TECHNICAL PROGRAM DATA

A. Nomenclature-Title-Program I-1

B. Security Classification I-1

C. Manpower, Personnel, and Training Principals I-1

D. System Description I-1

E. Developmental Test and Operational Test I-2

F. Aircraft and/or Equipment/System/Subsystem Replaced I-2

G. Description of New Development I-2

H. Concepts I-4

I. Onboard (In-Service) Training I-16

J. Logistics Support I-17

K. Schedules I-18

L. Government-Furnished Equipment and Contractor-Furnished Equipment

Training Requirements I-19

M. Related NTSPs and Other Applicable Documents I-20

APPENDIX A - POINTS OF CONTACT A-1

LIST OF ACRONYMS

AC

Air Traffic Controller

ATC

Air Traffic Control

   

CATCC

Carrier Air Traffic Control Center

CBT

Computer-Based Training

CCA

Carrier Controlled Approach

CDC

Combat Direction Center

CIN

Course Identification Number

COMNAVAIRLANT

Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic

COTS

Commercial Off-The-Shelf

CV

Aircraft Carrier

CVN

Nuclear Aircraft Carrier

CVW

Carrier Air Wing

   

ET

Electronics Technician

   

FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FRS

Fleet Readiness Squadron

   

HSI

Human Systems Integration

HUD

Heads-Up Display

   

ISEA

In-Service Engineering Activity

   

LRU

Lowest Repairable Unit

LSO

Landing Signal Officer

   

MRC

Maintenance Requirements Cards

MSD

Material Support Date

   

NA

Not Applicable

NAS

Naval Air Station

NATOPS

Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization

NATTC

Naval Air Technical Training Center

NAVEDTRA

Naval Education and Training

NAVSEA

Naval Sea Systems Command

NDI

Non-Developmental Item

NEC

Navy Enlisted Classification

NTSP

Navy Training System Plan

   

OJT

On-the-Job Training

OOD

Officer Of the Deck

OPO

OPNAV Principal Official

OS

Operations Specialist

   

PICT

Programmable Integrated Communication Terminal

PM

Preventive Maintenance

PMS

Preventive Maintenance System

PQS

Personnel Qualification Standards

PRI-FLY

Primary Flight Control

   

RCM

Reliability Centered Maintenance

RDVS

Rapid Deployable Voice Switch

RFT

Ready For Training

   

SATCC

Shipboard Air Traffic Control Communications

SPAWAR

Space and Naval Warfare

   

TD

Training Device

TED

Touch Entry Display

TTE

Technical Training Equipment

   

USW

Undersea Warfare

UW

Under Way

PREFACE

This April 2001 iteration is the first update to the original May 2000 Initial Navy Training System Plan (NTSP) for the AN/SSC-12 Shipboard Air Traffic Control Communications (SATCC) System, A-50-0003/I. This document explores the various employment and support alternatives currently under consideration. Since it is relatively early in the development process, some definitive data was unavailable for inclusion in this version. This NTSP is a product of the Training Planning Process Methodology, as outlined in OPNAV Publication P-751-3-9-97.

This revision incorporates comments on the May 2000 version, including removal of information relating to the installation of the SATCC System aboard Amphibious Assault Ships, and incorporation of maintenance manpower and follow-on training information decided upon at the SATCC System NTSP Conference held 1 November 2000.

N88-NTSP-A-50-0003/I

April 2001

PART I - TECHNICAL PROGRAM DATA

A. NOMENCLATURE-TITLE-PROGRAM

1. Nomenclature-Title-Acronym. AN/SSC-12 Shipboard Air Traffic Control Communications (SATCC) System

2. Program Element. 024112N

B. SECURITY CLASSIFICATION

1. System Characteristics Unclassified

2. Capabilities Unclassified

3. Functions Unclassified

C. MANPOWER, PERSONNEL, AND TRAINING PRINCIPALS

OPNAV Principal Official (OPO) Program Sponsor CNO (N78)

OPO Resource Sponsor CNO (N78)

Developing Agency NAVSEA (53Z)

Training Agency CINCLANTFLT (N721)

CINCPACFLT (N70)

CNET (ETE32)

Training Support Agency NAVSEA (53Z)

Manpower and Personnel Mission Sponsor CNO (N12)

NAVPERSCOM (PERS-4, PERS-404)

Director of Naval Training CNO (N795)

D. SYSTEM DESCRIPTION

1. Operational Uses. The SATCC System uses the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Rapid Deployable Voice Switch (RDVS) as its basic building block, and coupled with Programmable Integrated Communication Terminals (PICT), provides intercom, interphone, and radio communications switching via digitized voice and data busses aboard Aircraft Carriers (CV) and Nuclear Aircraft Carriers (CVN). The system provides voice communications between Air Traffic Control (ATC) operator positions and the following:

    • Other ATC operator positions in the warfare center, through the intercom function
    • Command and control positions throughout the ship, through the interphone function
    • Aircraft, through the radio function
    • Shipboard telephone system and other interior communication systems

2. Foreign Military Sales. No foreign military sales are currently planned for the SATCC System. The United States Army and the FAA currently employ a version of the SATCC System.

E. DEVELOPMENTAL TEST AND OPERATIONAL TEST. Since the SATCC System is a Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Non-Developmental Item (NDI), no developmental testing was conducted. Operational testing was successfully completed aboard the USS Enterprise in 1998 and USS Harry S. Truman in 2000 which included Landing Signal Officer (LSO) terminals and terminals installed in Primary Flight Control (PRI-FLY). The only modification made to the COTS equipment was to harden the components for shipboard environment and to modify software to support the features and functions of the fleet users.

F. AIRCRAFT AND/OR EQUIPMENT/SYSTEM/SUBSYSTEM REPLACED. The SATCC System is a direct replacement for the OJ-314(V) Voice Communication Switch and communication devices and ancillary equipment on the LSO platform and in PRI-FLY.

G. DESCRIPTION OF NEW DEVELOPMENT

1. Functional Description. The SATCC System is an integrated voice switching system that provides both air-to-ground and ground-to-ground connectivity to support the ATC voice communication function. The SATCC System will permit simultaneous operation of all operational positions to either make radio transmissions, place calls, receive calls, or all functions. The SATCC System consists of terminals located at each operator position, which will control the communications switching equipment located in an equipment room. The SATCC System is modular in design and can accommodate up to 16 PICTs and 16 Touch Entry Displays (TED) located throughout the ship.

2. Physical Description

a. Equipment Room. The equipment room consists of multiple components as follows:

COMPONENT

QUANTITY

DIMENSIONS (INCHES)

HEIGHT WIDTH DEPTH

WEIGHT

(POUNDS)

Uninterruptible Power Supply (optional)

1

72.0

22.3

26.00

1,100

By-Pass Switch (optional)

1

17.0

12.0

7.00

20

3080G Switch

1

72.0

44.6

26.00

1,340

TED (enclosed in Switch Rack)

1

15.5

10.0

14.60

20

PICT (enclosed in Switch Rack)

1

7.5

7.5

5.87

8

Note: Systems are configured with either a UPS and By-Pass Switch or an embedded Battery Back-up feature.

b. Operator Locations. In addition to the TED and PICT in the equipment room, there are additional TEDs and PICTs located at operator sites throughout the ship. The physical dimensions and weight of these units are the same as those located in the equipment room. TEDs are terminals used by supervisors and controllers working radar display consoles in Carrier Air Traffic Control Center (CATCC), the LSOs on the LSO platform, and the Air Officers in PRI-FLY. PICTs are used by status board operators, data display operators, Combat Direction Center (CDC) operators, and persons in a command and control position directly associated with flight operations.

3. New Development Introduction. The SATCC System is a NDI that was introduced to the fleet through COTS procurement.

4. Significant Interfaces. The SATCC System interfaces with Ship's Service Telephone System, Sound Powered Phone System, ATC radios via Black Secure Voice Switch, ATC audio and video recorder, and the Integrated Launch and Recovery Television System.

5. New Features, Configurations, or Material. Not Applicable (NA)

H. CONCEPTS

1. Operational Concept. The SATCC System is operated in various locations throughout the ship as follows:

POSITION

OPERATOR

ITEM

QUANTITY

LOCATION

Carrier Controlled Approach (CCA) Officer

639X

TED

1

CATCC

CCA Supervisor

Air Traffic Controller (AC)

TED

1

CATCC

Marshal Controller

AC

TED

1

CATCC

Departure Controller

AC

TED

1

CATCC

Approach Controller "A"

AC

TED

1

CATCC

Approach Controller "B"

AC

TED

1

CATCC

Final Controller "A"

AC

TED

1

CATCC

Final Controller "B"

AC

TED

1

CATCC

Air Operations Supervisor

AC

TED

1

CATCC

Air Officer

13XX

TED

1

PRI-FLY

Assistant Air Officer

13XX

TED

1

PRI-FLY

Carrier Air Wing (CVW) LSO

13XX

TED

1

LSO Platform

LSO

13XX

TED

1

LSO Platform

PRI-FLY Supervisor

Aviation Boat-swain's Mate

PICT

1

PRI-FLY

Visual Display Board Operator

AC

PICT

1

CATCC

Marshal Data Input Operator/Status Board Keeper

AC

PICT

1

CATCC

Approach Data Input Operator/Status Board Keeper

AC

PICT

1

CATCC

Air Operations Data Input Operator/Status Board Keeper

AC

PICT

1

CATCC

Land Launch Record Keeper/Data Input Operator

AC

PICT

1

CATCC

Air Operations Officer

13XX

PICT

1

CATCC

Assistant Air Operations Officer

13XX

PICT

1

CATCC

Strike Control Operator

Operations Specialist (OS)

PICT

1

CDC

Air Intercept Control Operator

OS

PICT

1

CDC

Tactical Action Officer

13XX

PICT

1

CDC

Undersea Warfare (USW) Operator

Aviation Warfare Systems Operator /OS

PICT

1

CDC

Commanding Officer

13XX

PICT

1

Bridge

Officer Of the Deck (OOD)

Various

PICT

1

Bridge

2. Maintenance Concept. SATCC System maintenance is based on two levels of maintenance; organizational and depot.

a. Organizational. Organizational level maintenance of the SATCC System is performed by Navy personnel in the Electronics Technician (ET) rating with Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC) code 1425.

(1) Preventive Maintenance. Preventive Maintenance (PM) of the SATCC System is limited to cleaning, measuring, testing, and corrosion prevention. Apart from "general housekeeping," cleaning and corrosion prevention is performed on an annual schedule in accordance with the preliminary Maintenance Requirements Cards (MRC). Measurements are taken and tests are conducted during monthly and quarterly maintenance checks and as required.

(2) Corrective Maintenance. Corrective Maintenance of the SATCC System includes fault isolation and replacement to the Lowest Repairable Unit (LRU), connector repair, and headset/handset piece part replacement. The LRU for the switch and TED is defined to be the module. The LRU for the PICT is the entire unit, with the exception of the knobs.

b. Intermediate. NA

c. Depot. A depot level maintenance plan is being developed and will be in place concurrent with the Material Support Date (MSD) currently scheduled for July 2001. When more information becomes available it will be included in future updates to this NTSP. The depot plan will address the three major components: the 3080G switch, TED, and PICT. Direct Vendor Delivery methodology will be considered for each of these components.

d. Interim Maintenance. Maintenance support will be available on an as-required basis through the Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center In-Service Engineering Activity (ISEA) until MSD is met.

e. Life-Cycle Maintenance Plan. The design of the SATCC System is such that, when properly maintained, it will support continuous operation throughout its projected ten-year service life.

3. Manning Concept

a. Estimated Maintenance Man-Hours per Operating Hour. The SATCC System requires 35 man-hours of PM annually in accordance with the preliminary Preventive Maintenance System (PMS) and MRC package, Fleet Technical Support Center Pacific Publication 4416P19-60. Additionally, 21 maintenance man-hours will be required for Lay-up and Start-up PMS conducted in association with ship inactive periods. These maintenance man-hour estimates do not include communication checks for CATCC, LSO, and PRI-FLY. With the system being software driven, communications checks can be accomplished once prior to getting underway to verify operation (accomplished by user or CATCC personnel as part of their normal underway checks). The LSO override interface is software driven and need only be tested during Ships Operational Verification Testing and software updates. Checks for system failures are conducted internally by system software. Technicians need only conduct maintenance actions when equipment reports failures or PMS and MRC requires. Along the same line, the system is highly reliable and does not require a technician to be present in CATCC during Case III (night or bad weather) flight operations to monitor the system. The SPAWAR System Center is currently conducting a Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) analysis. This RCM analysis may identify additional PMS and MRC procedures; however, an increase in man-hours is not expected to be significant.

b. Proposed Utilization. The SATCC System is maintained in an up-and-operating status 24 hours per day, seven days per week. The only time the system is taken down is during extended periods of ship inactivity such as a yard period or for annual cleaning and inspection.

c. Recommended Qualitative and Quantitative Manpower Requirements

(1) Operator. There are no billets dedicated solely to the operation of the SATCC System. The personnel who operate the SATCC System are filling watch-station requirements and are required even if the SATCC System does not replace the existing systems.

(2) Maintenance. Two ETs with primary NEC 1425 and secondary NEC 14XX will be required to maintain the SATCC System at each operating site.

(3) Predecessor System. The OJ-314(V) Voice Switch is maintained by ETs with NEC 1568 and requires 1,535 man-hours of maintenance annually. This reduction in workload may have an impact on the ship's manpower requirement for ET 1568 personnel.

4. Training Concept. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Code 53Z and SPAWAR System Center ISEA are providing initial operator and maintenance training to personnel at each activity receiving the SATCC System. Follow-on operator training for CATCC personnel, LSOs, Air Operations Officers, and Assistant Air Operations Officers will be incorporated into the existing course at Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Pensacola, Florida, and the LSO School at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana, Virginia. The remaining operators will receive training via Personnel Qualification Standards (PQS) and On-the-Job Training (OJT). Follow-on SATCC System Maintenance training will be accomplished by sending ET 1425 personnel to the RDVS IIA course at the FAA Academy in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Graduates of this FAA course will be awarded secondary NEC 14XX, AN/SSC-12 Communications System Maintenance Technician. Formal follow-on training will begin when 50 percent of the aircraft carriers are configured with the SATCC System.

a. Initial Training

(1) Operator. Initial operator training consists of Computer-Based Training (CBT) delivered to the ship by the Program Office, NAVSEA Code 53Z, in Compact Disk-Read Only Memory format during the initial installation. In addition to CBT, familiarization training is conducted with each work center, and SPAWAR ISEA personnel provide OJT during the initial underway period. Quick reference guides are provided to the work centers along with vendor-supplied user's manuals.

(2) Maintenance. NAVSEA funded maintenance technicians from the first two installation sites (CVN 65, USS Enterprise and CVN 75, USS Harry S. Truman) to attend factory training. Beginning with the third installation, NAVSEA has funded two maintenance technicians at each activity receiving the SATCC System to attend RDVS maintenance training at the FAA Academy in addition to the CBT and OJT described above. Personnel who completed initial maintenance training, either at the factory or the FAA Academy, are eligible to receive the new secondary NEC 14XX, AN/SSC-12 Communications System Maintenance Technician.

Title

Rapid Deployable Voice Switch IIA Training

CIN

40042

Course Manager

FAA

Description

The course provides training to Army, Navy, and FAA civilian Electronics Technicians, including:

  • RDVS Operation
  • RDVS Troubleshooting
  • RDVS Component replacement
  • RDVS Preventive Maintenance

Upon completion, the student will be able to perform organizational level SATCC System maintenance without supervision.

Location

FAA Academy, Oklahoma City

Length

9 days

RFT date

Currently available

Skill identifier

Secondary NEC 14XX

TTE/TD

NA

Prerequisite

ET 1425

b. Follow-on Training

(1) Operator

(a) Carrier Air Traffic Control Center Personnel. SATCC System operator information for CATCC personnel will be incorporated into existing courses at NATTC Pensacola. No additions to current course lengths are anticipated.

Title

Carrier Air Traffic Control Center Operations, Class C1

CIN

C-222-2012

Model Manager

NATTC Pensacola

Description

The course provides training to prospective CATCC Operators, including:

  • The Organization, Directives, Rules, Procedures, and Phraseology Related to CATCC
  • Shipboard Organization and Interrelations
  • Operational Directives
  • CV Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization (NATOPS)
  • CATCC Doctrine, Operation Orders, and Daily Air Plans
  • CATCC Radar
  • Direct Altitude Identity Readout System
  • Internal and External Communications
  • Informational Display System
  • Duties, Responsibilities, and Skill Requirements Associated with Different Operational and Controller Positions in the CATCC
  • CATCC Controller and Status Board Keeper Watch Station Operations Functions Under Simulated Operational Conditions

Upon completion, the student will be qualified to perform functions, under direct supervision, in a CATCC that lead to the completion of PQS for a CATCC Watch Stander.

Location

NATTC Pensacola

Length

40 days

RFT date

Currently available

Skill identifier

AC 6902

TTE/TD

Device 15G30

Prerequisite

C-222-2010, Air Traffic Controller "A" School

Title

Carrier Air Traffic Control Center Operations Fundamentals Course, Class F1

CIN

C-222-2014

Model Manager

NATTC Pensacola

Description

The course provides training to AC personnel, including:

  • Publications
  • Phraseology
  • Equipment Identification
  • Watch Station Functions
  • Status Board
  • Marshal Status Board
  • Approach Status Board
  • Precision Approach Watch Station
  • Landing System Watch Station
  • Final Controller Watch Station

Upon completion, the student will be qualified to perform functions, under direct supervision, in a CATCC that lead to the completion of PQS for a CATCC Watch Stander.

Location

NATTC Pensacola

Length

40 days

RFT date

Currently available

Skill identifier

None

TTE/TD

Device 15G30

Prerequisite

C-222-2010, Air Traffic Controller "A" School

Title

Carrier Air Traffic Control Center Team Training, Class T1

CIN

C-222-2017

Model Manager

NATTC Pensacola

Description

This course provides training to CATCC Watch Teams, including four simulated CATCC scenarios each day. After each scenario, Instructor personnel review the performance of the Watch Team and provide additional instruction as required. Upon completion, the Watch Team will be able to perform normal and emergency ATC functions more efficiently.

Locations

NATTC Pensacola

Length

12 days

RFT date

Currently available

Skill identifier

None

TTE/TD

Device 15G30

Prerequisite

C-222-2010, Air Traffic Controller "A" School

(b) Landing Signal Officer. SATCC System Operator information for Navy LSOs will be incorporated into existing LSO courses at NAS Oceana. No additions to current course lengths are anticipated.

Title

Landing Signal Officer Initial Formal Ground Training

CIN

D-2G-0001

Model Manager

Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic (COMNAVAIRLANT)

Description

This course provides training to prospective Squadron LSOs, including:

  • LSO Administrative and Operational Responsibilities including Shore-Based and Shipboard Equipment
  • Glideslope Geometry
  • Aircraft Recovery Bulletins
  • Aircraft Characteristics
  • Waving Concepts and Techniques
  • Field Carrier Landing Practice
  • Fleet Automated Performance Assessment and Readiness Training Systems

Upon completion, the student will be able to perform the duties of a squadron LSO without supervision.

Locations

NAS Oceana

Length

10 days

RFT date

Currently available

Skill identifier

Squadron LSO

TTE/TD

LSO Heads-Up Display (HUD)

Prerequisite

Designated as an LSO Trainee in accordance with LSO NATOPS

Title

Landing Signal Officer Advanced Formal Ground Training

CIN

D-2G-0002

Model Manager

COMNAVAIRLANT

Description

This course provides training to prospective Wing and Staff LSOs, including:

  • Administrative and Operational Responsibilities of a Wing and Staff LSO
  • Platform Strategy
  • Barricade
  • Pitching Deck Recoveries
  • LSO Training and Evaluation
  • Fleet Automated Performance Assessment and Readiness Training System

Upon completion, the student will be able to perform the duties of a Wing or Staff LSO without supervision.

Location

NAS Oceana

Length

3 days

RFT date

Currently available

Skill identifier

Wing or Staff LSO

TTE/TD

LSO HUD

Prerequisites

  • D-2G-0001, Landing Signal Officer Initial Formal Ground Training
  • Designated LSO

Title

Landing Signal Officer Fleet Readiness Squadron and Training Command Squadron

CIN

D-2G-0003

Model Manager

COMNAVAIRLANT

Description

This course provides training to prospective Fleet Readiness Squadron (FRS) and Training Command LSOs, including:

  • Administrative and Operational Responsibilities of a Training LSO
  • Teaching Waving Techniques and Considerations
  • Conducting of Ground Training and Field Carrier Landing Practice
  • Initial Carrier Qualification Requirements
  • FRS Automated Performance Assessment and Readiness Training System

Upon completion, the student will be able to perform the duties of a FRS or Training Command LSO without supervision.

Location

NAS Oceana

Length

3 days

RFT date

Currently available

Skill identifier

FRS LSO or Training Command Squadron LSO

TTE/TD

LSO HUD

Prerequisites

  • D-2G-0001, LSO Initial Formal Ground Training
  • Designated LSO

(c) Air Officer and Assistant Air Officer. Air Officer and Assistant Air Officer candidates are required to attend a two-day LSO indoctrination seminar at the LSO School, NAS Oceana. SATCC System Operator information will be included in this seminar.

(d) Air Operations Officer and Assistant Air Operations Officer. Air Operations Officer and Assistant Air Operations Officer candidates attend the following course. No addition to the current course length is anticipated.

Title

Carrier Air Traffic Control Center Operations Officer, Class C2

CIN

C-2G-2019

Model Manager

NATTC Pensacola

Description

The course provides training to prospective CV/CVN Air Operations Officer and Assistant Air Operations Officer, including:

  • Operational Directives
  • Publications
  • CV NATOPS
  • Phraseology
  • Equipment Identification
  • Watch Station Functions
  • Status Boards
  • Standard CATCC Procedures

Upon completion, the student will be able to perform as a CV/CVN Air Operations Officer or Assistant Air Operations Officer.

Location

NATTC Pensacola

Length

10 days

RFT date

Currently available

Skill identifier

None

TTE/TD

Device 15G30

Prerequisite

Receive orders as a CV/CVN Air Operations Officer or Assistant Air Operations Officer

(e) Combat Direction Center Personnel. CDC personnel, including the Strike Control Operator, Air Intercept Control Operator, Tactical Action Officer, and USW Operator, receive required SATCC System Operator training by completing the applicable PQS.

(f) Bridge Personnel. Bridge Personnel, including the Commanding Officer and OOD, obtain SATCC System Operator training through OJT and any applicable PQS.

(2) Maintenance. The same FAA course that is being used for initial SATCC maintenance training will be used for follow-on maintenance training. Follow-on training will be accomplished by sending ET 1425 personnel that have Permanent Change of Station orders to CVs and CVNs to the RDVS IIA course at the FAA Academy in Oklahoma City.

Title

Rapid Deployable Voice Switch IIA Training

CIN

40042

Course Manager

FAA

Description

This course provides training to Army, Navy, and FAA civilian Electronics Technicians, including:

  • RDVS Operation
  • RDVS Troubleshooting
  • RDVS Component Replacement
  • RDVS Preventive Maintenance

Upon completion, the student will be able to perform organizational level SATCC System maintenance without supervision.

Location

FAA Academy, Oklahoma City

Length

9 days

RFT date

Currently available

Skill identifier

Secondary NEC 14XX

TTE/TD

NA

Prerequisite

ET 1425

c. Student Profiles

SKILL

IDENTIFIER

PREREQUISITE

SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

AC 6902

  • C-222-2010, Air Traffic Controller

ET 1425

  • A-100-0138, Electronics Technician Core "A" School
  • A-100-0140, Electronics Technician Strand "A" School

d. Training Pipelines. NA

I. ONBOARD (IN-SERVICE) TRAINING

1. Proficiency or Other Training Organic to the New Development

a. Maintenance Training Improvement Program. NA

b. Aviation Maintenance In-Service Training. NA

c. Aviation Maintenance Training Continuum System. NA

2. Personnel Qualification Standards. The following Naval Education and Training (NAVEDTRA) PQSs will require updating with SATCC System Operator information:

PERSONNEL QUALIFICATION STANDARD TITLE

PUBLICATION NUMBER

Surface Warfare Officer (Warfare/Combat Information Center Watch Officer (CICWO)/OOD Under Way (UW))

NAVEDTRA 43101-4E

Errata 1 for Surface Warfare Officer (Warfare/CICWO/OOD UW)

NAVEDTRA 43101-4E/ERR

CV/CVN Undersea Warfare Module Analysis

NAVEDTRA 43205-7A

Tactical Support Center Mission Coordination and Evaluation Officer

NAVEDTRA 43206-0C

Tactical Support Center Operations Control Watch

NAVEDTRA 43206-5C

Combat Information Center Common Core Watch Station Qualification

NAVEDTRA 43311-4

Surface/Subsurface Warfare Coordinator/Anti-Air Warfare Information

NAVEDTRA 43388-1A

CV/CVN Tower Operations

NAVEDTRA 43426-2C

CV/CVN OOD UW

NAVEDTRA 43496-1A

CV/CVN Air Traffic Control Center

NAVEDTRA 43496-6C

CV/CVN Advanced Combat Direction/Combat Direction Center

NAVEDTRA 43496-7A

CDC Watch Officer

NAVEDTRA 43553

3. Other Onboard or In-Service Training Packages. Each ship has a locally prepared watch station checklist that personnel must complete prior to being qualified as a Watch Stander on the bridge. As the SATCC System is installed on each ship, SATCC System Operator information will be added to these checklists.

J. LOGISTICS SUPPORT

1. Manufacturer and Contract Numbers

CONTRACT NUMBER

MANUFACTURER

ADDRESS

N65236-97-D-5020

Litton Data Systems

10770 Wateridge Circle

San Diego, CA 92191-5701

2. Program Documentation. NAVSEA is currently developing the Operational Requirements Document, Integrated Logistics Support Plan, Maintenance Plan, and other related program documents. When completed, this information will be included in future updates to this NTSP.

3. Technical Data Plan. NAVSEA is currently developing the required MRCs and Maintenance Index Page. Commercial operator and maintenance manuals will be utilized. In accordance with current directives, the primary maintenance manuals will be produced as Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals using the approved Standard Generalized Mark-up Language format. Until the Navy documents are completed, the following hard copy contractor-furnished manuals will be issued:

PUBLICATION TITLE

PUBLICATION NUMBER

EFFECTIVE DATE

Integrated Communications Switching System Model 3080G Operator's Manual

TPM9712100

18 December 1997

Integrated Communications Switching System Model 3080G Operations and Maintenance Manual

TPM9903201

31 March 1999

Integrated Communications Switching System Model 3080G Users Manual

TPM9904300

25 March 1999

Integrated Communications Switching System Model 3080G System Generation Manual

TPM9904400

25 March 1999

4. Test Sets, Tools, and Test Equipment. No special test sets or special test equipment are required to support the SATCC System. All hand tools and common electronic test equipment required to support the SATCC System are currently available in the maintenance work center.

5. Repair Parts. Prior to MSD, the contractor provides repair parts for components under warranty. The Navy Inventory Control Point Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, will be responsible for SATCC System supply support after MSD. Fleet users will requisition required spare and repair parts through normal supply channels. The ISEA will provide any requirement for repair parts that occur between the end of the warranty period and MSD.

6. Human Systems Integration. Since the SATCC System is a COTS procurement action, the Navy had no additional Human Systems Integration (HSI) input into the hardware design, except those considerations during installation of the equipment to ensure units were positioned to provide ease of access for maintenance personnel and comfort of operation to the operators. The Navy has drawn from the HSI efforts put forth by the FAA in the development of the RDVS System with additional software modifications to meet fleet requirements as they relate to end user features and functions.

K. SCHEDULES

1. Installation and Delivery Schedules

ACTIVITY

PROCUREMENT DATE

INSTALLATION YEAR

CVN 65 USS Enterprise

November 1997

FY98

CVN 75 USS Harry S. Truman

August 1999

FY99

CV 63 USS Kitty Hawk

November 1999

FY01

CVN 69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower

January 2000

FY01

CVN 68 USS Nimitz

September 2000

FY02

CVN 70 USS Carl Vinson

September 2000

FY02

CVN 72 USS Abraham Lincoln

September 2000

FY01

CVN 76 USS Ronald Reagan

September 2000

FY01

CVN 71 USS Theodore Roosevelt

November 2001

FY02

CVN 74 USS John C. Stennis

March 2002

FY02

CVN 73 USS George Washington

November 2002

FY03

CV 67 USS John F. Kennedy

December 2002

FY03

CVN 77

To Be Determined

To Be Determined

2. Ready For Operational Use Schedule. All systems will be ready for operational use upon completion of installation.

3. Time Required to Install at Operational Sites. Three months are required to install the SATCC System.

4. Foreign Military Sales and Other Source Delivery Schedule. NA

5. Training Device and Technical Training Equipment Delivery Schedule

a. Training Devices. NA

b. Technical Training Equipment. Computers that simulate the information sent to TEDs and PICTs will be used in place of the actual switch hardware for operator training. This computer program will be required six months prior to the first class convening date. Operator Labs at NATTC Pensacola will be configured with replica SATCC TEDs for all Supervisor and Controller positions and replica SATCC PICTs for Status Board/Data Input Operators and command and control watch stations.

L. GOVERNMENT-FURNISHED EQUIPMENT AND CONTRACTOR-FURNISHED EQUIPMENT TRAINING REQUIREMENTS. NA

M. RELATED NTSPs AND OTHER APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS

DOCUMENT

OR NTSP TITLE

DOCUMENT

OR NTSP NUMBER

PDA

CODE

STATUS

Enhanced Terminal Voice Switch Navy Training System Plan

A-50-9701/A

PMA213

Approved

Apr 99

Shipboard Air Traffic Control Communications Operational Requirements Document

ACAT IV M

NAVSEA

Draft in work

Integrated Communications Switching System Model 3080-G Operator's Manual

TPM9712100

Litton/Amecom

Dec 97

Command Control And Communications C3 Systems Threat Assessment

ONI-TA-009-95

Office of Naval Intelligence

Approved

Jul 95



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