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CIWS stands for what?
Close in weapons system
What is the 3rd aspect of an 3-dimensional RADAR that a 2-dimensional RADAR does not provide?
While the normal 2D radar provides range and azimuth, the 3D radar provides elevation information with range and azimuth.
NIXIE or the AN/SLQ-25 is what type of counter measure device?
Passive electro acoustic decoy system.
The AN/SLQ-25 Nixie is a towed torpedo decoy used on US and allied warships. It consists of a towed decoy device, and a shipboard signal generator. The decoy emits signals to draw a torpedo away from its intended target.
The Nixie attempts to defeat a torpedo's passive sonar by emitting simulated ship noise, such as propellor and engine noise, which is more attractive than the ship to the torpedo's sensors. Active sonar is decoyed by amplifying and returning "pings" from the torpedo, presenting a larger false target to the torpedo.
The more modern AN/SLQ-25B also incorporates a towed array sensor, to detect submarines and incoming torpedoes.
If a weapon round fails to fire after a prescribed sequence of events, it is called what?
Misfire
What does SONAR stand for?
Sound Navigation and Ranging (sonar)
What does RADAR stand for?
Radio Detection And Ranging
This concept is an organizational structure that enables an Officer-in-Tactical-Command (OTC) of a task group to wage operations against air, surface and subsurface threats while carrying out the primary mission of the force?
The Composite Warfare Commander (CWC)
This is Link is a fully automatic, high-speed data transmission system used for aircraft control?
Link 4A
This Link provides high-speed, computer-to-computer exchange of real-time digital tactical information among ships, aircraft, and shore installations?
Tactical Data Links are usually limited to a specific area of operation for use in command and control of specific forces. Link-11 is the U.S. Navy shipboard version of NATO's Tactical Data Information Link ''A'' (TADIL-A).
What radio frequency is used for long-range communication and for some navigation aids, unaffected by atmospheric conditions, very reliable?
Low Frequency (LF)
Used extensively for long range ship-to-shore, shore-to-ship, and ship-to-ship communications?
High Frequency (HF)
What radio frequency is used primarily for bridge-to-bridge communications and helicopter / amphibious operations?
Very High Frequency (VHF)
What radio frequency is used for tactical line of sight communications, satellite communications, and some surveillance radars?
Ultra High Frequency (UHF)
Primary uses of surface warfare ship radars include?
Because of various design parameters, no single radar can perform all combatant ship radar functions. Each surface warfare ship has several radar sets, each performing a specific function.
Shipboard radar installations may include surface search, navigation, air search, height finding, and several fire control radars.
What gun system is a remotely operated gun mount that stows, aims, and fires ammunition. It is installed on CG, DD, and DDG class ships. It is effective against surface, shore, and air targets?
5''/54 MK 45
Although the mount itself is normally unmanned, a gun mount crew of six individuals with battle stations below the weather decks is manned during general quarters.
While the gun mount is firing, they hand-feed additional rounds into the gun loading system without interrupting the operating sequence.

The crew consists of Mount Captain, Mount Electrical Panel (EP) Operator, Mount Special Ammunition Passer, Mount Ammo Handling Petty Officer in Charge (POIC), Mount Ammo Handlers, and a Gun Repairman
What weapon system provides final defense against Anti-Ship Missiles (ASMs) and will, without assistance from other ship systems, automatically engage ASMs that penetrate the battle group's outer Anti-Air Warfare (AAW) defense area and the ship's primary
CIWS
What is the Navy's most modern surface combat system and its name means shield?
AEGIS
What device is a torpedo countermeasures decoy towed behind surface ships. It is a deceptive countermeasures option against acoustic homing torpedoes called?
NIXIE
In order, tell me the steps of the "Detect to Engage" sequence?
The following steps are common to all "detect-to-engage" sequence:
Detection
Entry
Tracking
Identification
Threat Evaluation
Weapons Pairing
Engagement
Engagement Assessment
This missile is a highly maneuverable air-to-air missile with surface-to-air capability?
Sea Sparrow
This missile is an all-weather, over-the-horizon, anti-ship missile system?
Harpoon Missile (Cruise Missile)
This missile is a long-range, subsonic land attack cruise missile launched from surface ships and submarines?
Tomahawk Land Attach (Cruise Missile)
These Rules establish fundamental policies and procedures governing actions taken by U.S. commanders during military operations, contingencies, or prolonged conflicts?
Rules of Engagement
The goal of C2W (Command and Control Warfare) is?
Command and Control Warfare (C2W) is the integrated use of Operational Security (OPSEC), Military Deception (MILDEC), Psychological Operations (PSYOPs), Electronic Warfare (EW), and Physical Destruction, mutually supported by intelligence, to deny information to, or to influence, degrade, or destroy adversary command and control capabilities while protecting friendly command and control against such actions.
What are the three basic branches of Electronic Warfare (EW)?
Electronic support
Electronic action
Electronic protection
What are the three requirements for use of deadly force?
Capability
Opportunity
Intent
Mines are classified by three methods, what are they?
Method of activation
Final water position
Method of laying
Amphibious Operations follow well defined phases known as P.E.R.M.A, what are these phases?
Planning
Embarkation
Rehearsal
Movement
Assault
What is the last known position of a submarine, or suspected submarine, after contact has been lost referred to as?
Datum
How many portable x-ray machines are there onboard COMFORT?
9
What space onboard COMFORT is considered back-up to CASREC?
PACU then Mess Decks
What is the primary means for moving patients from the flight deck to CASREC?
Elevator if functioning or the ramp
What ICU onboard COMFORT is designated as the Burn Unit?
ICU 2
How many shots of chain does the COMFORT have?
14
How many ballast tanks are onboard COMFORT?
16
What is the dimension of the beam onboard COMFORT?
105 feet 9 inches
What is the Length of COMFORT?
894 feet
What is the draft of COMFORT?
32.8 feet (on website)
How is draft measured?
There are numbers on the side of the hull. Get number on the bow and stern and average and compare to the number amidships.
Why is draft important to know?
Important so that we know how deep the ship is in the water, if we are listing one way or another in port and if there is sagging in the hull.
What is COMFORT's Displacement?
69,360
What is COMFORT's top speed?
16.5 knots
COMFORT was converted from which type of ship? What was its original name?
Oil Tanker Rose City
What is used as ballast to stabilize COMFORT?
Sea water
How many lifeboats are onboard COMFORT?
12 (10 main and 2 aft)
How many life rafts are onboard COMFORT and how many personnel can fit in each?
87 (25 people each)
What is the largest helicopter certified to land onboard COMFORT?
It is an H-53. Now that we have our temporary shelter the H-60 is the largest helo certified. (under the current certification per the Cargomate and the Airboss)
How are helicopters that land on COMFORT flight deck provided fuel?
Service area 6 (under berthing) stores most fuel which feeds intermediate tank (1000 gallons) that feeds the purple pipes on the flight deck that feed the helos via suction.
What are the two types of Air Conditioning (AC) units onboard COMFORT?
Centrifugal and reciprocating
Onboard COMFORT, what is used to isolate ventilation in case of a fire?
Ventilation dampers
How many Intensive Care Unit (ICUs) are onboard COMFORT
4
Where are weapons kept onboard COMFORT? What type of weapons can be found onboard?
Armory by the flight deck. 9mm, 240, 50 cal Flares LRAD (long range acoustic device). MSC also has an armory to ensure security of personnel.
What is the primary and secondary mission of COMFORT?
1. To provide and afloat, mobile acute surgical medical facility to the military
2. Humanitarian operations
How many beds are in ICU onboard COMFORT?
20 per ICU (4 ICUs)
How many beds are in Recovery onboard COMFORT?
20
How many OR rooms are there onboard COMFORT?
12+ 2 Dental
What is the total patient capacity onboard COMFORT?
1000
How many oxygen producing plants are onboard COMFORT and where are they located?
2
What is USNS COMFORT (T-AH 20) chain of command as a component of the Naval Fleet Auxiliary Fleet ship program operated by Military Sealift Command?
Commanding Officer Military Sealift Command Washington Naval Yard Washington DC. (per the Cargomate)
Where is Damage Control Central located onboard COMFORT?
03 level between the flight deck and Officer country
How many overboard discharge fittings are onboard COMFORT?
8 (6 starboard and 2 port)
(bilge, ballast, Cooling water to AC/Condenser, diesel/generators, eductors, CHT etc) CHT=Collection Holding tank
How many repair lockers are onboard COMFORT?
3 (01 fore, midships and aft-main deck outside engine room)
Onboard COMFORT, oxygen can be produced at what capacity?
20 gallons per hour or 200 lbs per hour
Onboard COMFORT, what is the maximum storage capacity per O2 storage tank?
500 gallons
How many oxygen plants are there onboard COMFORT?
2 Both in the O2 N2 Plant
What is the normal underway replenishment speed for COMFORT during UNREP? What is the term used to describe the UNREP course?
12-15 knots
ROMEO CORPEN (corpen=course)
In After steering onboard COMFORT, there is a device that can be used to steer the ship in case of a steering casualty, what is it called?
Trick wheel
What types of life raft davits are used onboard COMFORT?
Gravity
How much JP5 can be stored onboard COMFORT safely?
30,000 gallons is the size of the tank. If you want to really sound smart you can ask whoever is asking you…

-How much is jp-5 is un-usable in the main storage tank? 5,500 gallons, due to suction, it is 18 inches from the bottom of the tank.
What is the capacity for frozen blood storage onboard COMFORT?
5000 units
Onboard COMFORT how is the Medical Response Team activated underway?
7222
Onboard COMFORT, how many AFFF stations are installed for the flight deck?
4 hose reels and two monitors
Onboard COMFORT, How many fresh water stations are on the flight deck?
Two (but one doesn’t work)
Name the three different types of Shoring?
Wood, metal, hydraulic
What are the best woods available to use for shoring?
Yellow pine, fir
What tool is the easiest and quickest method to measuring shoring?
Shoring baton
If General Quarters is called away, what is the manner in which you proceed to your designated location in accordance with the Watch, Quarter, and Station Bill?
Starboard up and foreward
Port Down and aft
What are the three material conditions of damage control readiness (from lowest to highest integrity protection)?
X-ray: all times and allopen
Yoke: in port
Modified Zebra: Underway
Zebra: Maximum isolation
Name the different classes of fire?
Alpha: Ash producing.
Bravo: Fuel and explosives
Charlie: Electrical.
Delta: Burning metals.
What are the distinguishing agents used to fight each kind of fire?
Alpha: Ash producing. Fight with water, AFFF, CO2
Bravo: Fuel and explosives. Fight with AFFF, Halon, PKP, CO2 and water fog
Charlie: Electrical. Fight with CO2, Halon 1211and if need be PKP (will destroy the electronics)
Delta: Burning metals. Jettison over the side.
What is known as the introduction of oxygen to an oxygen starved fire?
Reflash
How often does the looped fire main system get inspected and tested?
annually
How is heat transferred through a solid, metal in combustible material?
conduction
What is the first step in dealing with a Charlie Fire?
Pass the word then shut off the electricity
What type of fire poses the greatest threat to the ship?
Bravo/Fuel or Delta
How many fire main stations are onboard COMFORT?
148
Which Repair Locker is responsible for assuming responsibility from DC Central if DC Central is lost or is not able to be manned?
Repair 3
What is the maximum pressure allowed on a soft patch?
150 psi
What is the preferred distance from the fire for using CO2 portable extinguishers?
4-6 feet
What is the effective range for using a portable PKP extinguisher?
18 lbs: 19 feet range
27 lbs: 21 feet range
What should you do if you smell carbon monoxide?
Trick question: can’t smell it.
You need to get out if you smell H2S (rotten eggs)…
What does the Portable Exothermic Cutting Unit (PECU) use to operate?
Oxygen and a small battery
What does the acronym EEBD stand for?
Emergency Egress Breathing Device
What chemical agent detection paper is issued in a book of 25 split sheets (50 separate responses). It is chemically treated, dye impregnated, and perforated for easy removal. This paper detects the presence of liquid V agents, G agents (nerve), and H agents (blister/mustard).
M-8
What is another name for a Tear Agent?
Riot control agents:
CN, CNC, CNB, BBC and CS
What are choking agents commonly referred to as?
Lung irritants:
Phosgene (CG) and Diphosgene (DP)
What odor does a Blister Agent smell like?
Odorless:
HN1, 2 and 3 (Mustard Gas)
HL (Mixed Blister Agent)
The Chemical Protection Overgarmet has a wear time of how long in a contaminated environment?
Six hours in contaminated environment and accumulated time 100 hours from time of opening.
What is the primary means of defense against CBR agents that is designed to protect the face, eyes, and the respiratory tract of the user from tactical concentrations of chemical and biological agents, toxins, and radioactive fallout particles?
MCU 2P
The _____ Detector paper detects nerve agents (G and V) and blister agents (H and L) in the liquid state?
M-9 on a roll
The ______ provides each individual with a process for decontamination. The M291 is used to decontaminate liquid chemical agents from exposed skin areas by physical removal, absorption, and neutralization. Each kit consists of a wallet-like carrying pouch containing six sealed foil packets, enough for three complete skin applications.
SDK M291 (Self Decontamination Kit) Decon kit
What firefighting agent is used to provide a vapor seal over a small fuel spill, extinguish small class Bravo Fires (such as deep fat fryers), and for standing fire watch during hotwork?
AFFF
In continuous operation, the 15-pound CO2 extinguisher will be expended in approximately what time length?
40 seconds
Describe the P-100 Pump and what is it used for?
Looks like a generator.
Diesel-driven centrifugal pump assembly. Uses the fire main or individual hoses
Has an exhaust hose and suction hose and firefighting hose. Can use for firefighting and dewatering but do not use on fuel or oil fires
What pump is used aboard naval ships, is a centrifugal pump driven by a water-jacketed constant speed ac electric motor, and may be designed to operate as single or three phase at 120, 240, or 440 volts. This design is rated to deliver 140 gallons per minute against a maximum head of 70 feet and 180 gallons per minute at a 50 foot static head?
Portable submersible pump
Name two types of eductors and what powers them?
Perijet and S: used to pump things with heavy oils or flammables in them
Powered by water
What firefighting agent is a colorless, odorless gas with a density approximately five times that of air. It does not conduct electricity or leave a residue and is stored in compressed gas cylinders for shipboard use?
Halon
The _______ is maintained at all times, whether the ship is in port or underway and is used to document modifications to material conditions of readiness. Secondly, where is it located?
Damage Control Closure log (Documents all fittings).
What ship's document provides a basic checklist for various personnel actions (including the damage control assistant, locker and scene leaders, and team leader), and is tailored to your ship?
Main Space Fire doctrine??
Which member of the fire party typically uses the NFTI and what does this stand for?
NFTI Naval Firefighter Thermal Imager Being replaced by infrared. Used by the scene leader.
What are the steps to properly align an eductor?
DFS Discharge, Fire Main and suction
What basic piece of shoring material is a flat block that may be placed under the end of a shore to distribute pressure?
Strongback
What type of patch consists of softwood wedges, cloth or oakum, rubber, and marline or wire?
Soft patch
What source of energy normally supplies the S-type and Peri-jet Eductors?
Firemain
What are Bus-Ties used for?
Connect two or more switchboards. The bus tie circuit breakers on the switchboards are normally operated from the EPCC if installed. The number of bus tie circuit breakers installed depends on the shipboard electrical configuration.
What is the purpose of a Reduction Gear?
The reduction gear has clutches and brakes to control the rotation transmitted to the propulsion shafting and the Controllable Pitch Propeller. It converts high speed, low torque to low speed, high torque.
What device breaks up fuel oil into very fine particles in the burner element?
Atomizer
What type of steering engine is used on most vessels of recent design?
Hydroelectric
What person is responsible for the engineering plant while underway?
Engineering Officer (EOOW)
Jacking over the Main Engines prevents what from happening?
The shaft from bowing.
If you lose lube oil pressure to the engine, or have an uncontrollable hot bearing, or hear a metallic sound in the turbine, what would be your first course of action?
Stop and lock the shaft
Which bearing is outside the hull of the ship and supports the shaft before the propeller?
Strut Bearing
What is the name of the valve that shuts automatically, securing air to non-vital components when pressure drops?
Priority Valve
What are the 4-phases of the steam cycle and briefly describe what takes place in each phase?
Phase 1 – Generation Phase – Water is heated to change it to steam
Phase 2 – Expansion Phase – Steam is expanded through a turbine to convert thermal energy into mechanical energy
Phase 3 - Condensation Phase – steam exhausted by turbine is sent to a condenser that cools the steam that turns into a liquid and is pumped through the system again.
Phase 4 – Stored water (feedwater) is raised to the proper pressure so it can be fed into the cycle again.
Which device automatically selects the alternate source of power if the normal source fails?
ABT = Automatic Bus Tie
The power used by most of the ship's equipment, such as ventilation, fire pumps, galley equipment, and lighting is provided by what power source?
60 Hertz
In the event of a loss of power, name some ways how the engineers will restore firemain?
If pier side, hook into another ship’s power; use P-100 pump.
Excessive list may be caused by flooding, change in ballast or improper liquid loading of the ship. What instrument provides you degrees of list?
Inclinometer
An idle plant, when all services are received from an external source such as shore or a tender is called?
Cold Iron
To align systems to provide flow or to exchange energy between machinery groups is called?
Cross-connected
To start; to start a fire in, such as to light off a boiler is called?
Light-off
The engaging of a main engine into the drive train. Placing a fuel service tank on suction is called?
Place on Line
What automatic speed controlling devices are used on auxiliary turbines, diesel engines and gas turbines? There are four different types, name them?
Governors
1 – constant speed
2 – speed limiting
3 – mechanical
4 - hydraulic
What piping is stripped red & green in color?
AFFF
What piping is yellow in color?
Fuel Oil
What piping is purple in color?
JP-5
What piping is tan in color?
LP Air
What piping is dark grey in color?
HP Air
What piping is orange in color?
Hydraulic
LP Air is used for what? And what is the PSIG rating?
Low pressure air is used for ship services, control systems, weapons systems, and other shipboard uses. The low pressure air compressor delivers air to the low pressure air system. The system normally has a dehydrator for removing water and particulate matter. This purified air is vital in control and weapons systems.
HP Air is used for what? And what is the PSGI rating?
High pressure air is used in weapon systems, aviation support, and engineering systems. The pressure of the air is also reduced as a back-up to the low pressure air system.
This is the process of removing accumulated water from the fuel tank. Most non-compensated tanks have the means to use this process. Water in fuel tanks sink to the bottom of the tank and if not removed will be drawn into the fuel systems, causing probable system malfunctions or failure?
Fuel Stripping
This is the engineering science pertaining to gaseous pressure and flow?
Pneumatics
This piece of equipment is used to remove impurities and water from the oil in the system?
Lube Oil Purifier
The distance a ship will move ahead or astern during one revolution of the propeller is called?
Feet of Pitch
The shafted is called what, when it is unable to rotate and propel the ship through the water?
Locked Shaft
A shaft that has been stopped in preparation to being locked is called?
Stop shaft
When the shaft is off line and is not propelling the ship, but is able to freewheel as the ship moves through the water?
Trail shaft
This provides safe, technically accurate, and standardized operational and casualty control procedures tailored to the individual ship configuration? It has two parts, what are they?
EOSS = Engineering Operational Sequencing System

1. Engineering operational procedures
2. Engineering operational casuality control
The steam cycle consists of the following steps?
1) Generation
2) Expansion
3) Condensation
4) Feed
The Gas Turbine Propulsion cycle consists of the following steps, also known as the Brayton cycle?
The five phases of the Brayton cycle are:
• Intake
• Compression
• Combustion
• Expansion
• Exhaust
The territorial sea and internal waters (rivers, lakes) of the U.S. are defined as what?
Navigable Waters:
A zone of the ocean extending from the U.S. coastline out to 3 nm from shore is defined as what?
Territorial Sea:
Name the five types of pumps used by the U.S. Navy?
1) Centrifugal
2) Jet
3) Propeller
4) Reciprocating
5) Rotary
The diesel engine cycle consists of the following steps?
Suck, Squeeze Bang Blow, that's what makes my diesel go:
Intake Of Air
Compression Of Air
Injection of fuel
Ignition and combustion of charge
Expansion of gases
Removal of waste
The bleed air system is pressurized from other operating gas turbines. What is it used for (hint: SPAM)?
S – Starting or motoring of other gas turbones
P – Prairie air to mask propeller noise
A – Anti-icing air for prevention of intake icing
M – Masker air to mask the main propulsion hull noises
The ________________ provides comprehensive guidance for the safe and effective operation of the Engineering Department. In this effort manual, it stresses the management principles deemed most essential?
Engineering Department Organization and Regulations Manual (EDORM)
The goal of this program is to enhance operational readiness and mission accomplishments by establishing an aggressive Safety Occupational Hazards (SOH) program that will reduce occupational injuries, illnesses or deaths, and material loss or damage and to maintain safe and healthy working conditions for personnel. The safety aspects of the program address the elimination or control of hazards that can result in immediate injury or death.?
Navy Occupational Health and Safety = NAVOSH
This is a heat-resistant insulating material used to line the insides of a boiler furnaces?
Refractory
This is the first main engine turbine to receive steam from the main steam system?
HP Turbine
The process of boiling seawater and then cooling and condensing the resulting vapor to produce freshwater is called?
Distillation
The concentration of chemical salts in water is called what? (Hint: it increases the ability of water to conduct to electrical current)?
Salinity
The operation of the electric plant where two or more generators are operating independently of each other and providing power to different portions of the electrical distribution system is called?
Split Plant
Onboard Navy ship's, there are normally two types of power. What are these two types and what are they used for?
60 Hertz: Ventilation, fire pumps, galley equipment, lighting

400 Hertz: Navigation, Combat Systems that need a stable source of power
What is the primary reference for ship medical departments in determining policies and procedures?
Shipboard Medical Procedures Manual
CNSF/CNAF 6000 series
What instruction provides guidance on a death at sea or overseas?
BUMED 5360 series – Decedent Affairs Manual
What level of triage is death imminent?
Black
What are the three primary ways to control bleeding?
Direct pressure, Elevation, Pressure Points, Tourniquets
Foreign Humanitarian Assistance (FHA) and Disaster Relief Operations consists of five phases, name them?
Preplanning (coordination)
Situational Awareness
Communications
Logistics
Personnel
A Personnel Casualty report (PCR) should be submitted as soon as possible after a death occurs. This report should be sent by priority message within how many hours? To whom? Where direction manual provides guidance?
3 hours
Whom: Fleet/Theater Command for AOR
Manual: Decedent Affairs Manual
What is defined as a large number of casualties produced in a relatively short period of time, usually the result of a single incident such as a military aircraft accident, hurricane, flood, earthquake or armed attack that exceeds local logistical support capabilities?
Mass Casualty
What OPLAN/OPORDERS Appendix provides guidance and is dictated by the AOR Commander (numbered fleet) concerning patient movement (Medical Evacuation)?
Annex Q
What position relates to the following color of hats in CASREC?
Red: Triage
Purple: Nurses
Yellow: CP Tech
White: Pharmacy
Green: Admin
Blue: Litter / Runners
What are three factors that affect SONAR operations?
Temperature: sound goes faster in cold water.
Pressure: sound goes faster in higher pressure
Salinity: sound goes faster in higher salinity
What is the primary mission of CIC?
Defend the ship.
Collect (link)
Process (IFF)
Display (status boards)
Evaluate
Disseminate
These provide a listing of current tactical information such as surface contacts, bearing, range and CPA. These also display own ship's tactical information (comm circuits and daily call signs) and internal info (engineering plant status)?
Status board
Who is the Commanding Officer's representative concerning tactical employment of weapons systems and defense of the ship. The member performs their primary evaluation in CIC and is responsible for the tactical employment and defense of the ship through t
Tactical Action Officer
Who is in charge of CIC during peacetime steaming?
CICWO
This radar is a multi-functional phased array radar capable of search, auto detect, track and missile engagement support functions. It's the primary air and surface radar for the AEGIS Combat System onboard Guided Missile Destroyers and Guided Missile Cruisers?
AN/SPY-1 (V) Radar System (SPY)
What types of radars are used to locate objects so precisely that it can be used to aim many kinds of shipboard weapons?
Fire Control Radar
A major piece of Air CIC equipment is a device which provides the radar operator within a means of identifying air contacts as friendly or potentially hostile (i.e. unknown). What is this called and how name the modes of operation?
Identification Friend or Foe (IFF)


Mode 1 is used to identify the mission of the squawking unit. Normally only seen on military units.
Mode 2 is used to identify a specific unit. Each ship, aircraft, and submarine is assigned a mode 2 number. Other military aircraft may also have a Mode 2.
Mode 3/A is a four digit reply between 0000 and 7777. Its purposes are for airspace management and positive control.
Mode 4: Military identification
Mode Charlie: Altitude
This concept is an organizational structure that enables an Officer-in-Tactical-Command (OTC) of a task group to wage operations against air, surface and subsurface threats while carrying out the primary mission of the force?
The Composite Warfare Commander (CWC)
This is Link is a fully automatic, high-speed data transmission system used for aircraft control?
Link 4A
This Link provides high-speed, computer-to-computer exchange of real-time digital tactical information among ships, aircraft, and shore installations?
Tactical Data Links are usually limited to a specific area of operation for use in command and control of specific forces. Link-11 is the U.S. Navy shipboard version of NATO's Tactical Data Information Link ''A'' (TADIL-A).
What radio frequency is used for long-range communication and for some navigation aids, unaffected by atmospheric conditions, very reliable?
Low Frequency (LF)
Used extensively for long range ship-to-shore, shore-to-ship, and ship-to-ship communications?
High Frequency (HF)
What radio frequency is used primarily for bridge-to-bridge communications and helicopter / amphibious operations?
Very High Frequency (VHF)
What radio frequency is used for tactical line of sight communications, satellite communications, and some surveillance radars?
Ultra High Frequency (UHF)
Primary uses of surface warfare ship radars include?
Because of various design parameters, no single radar can perform all combatant ship radar functions. Each surface warfare ship has several radar sets, each performing a specific function.
Shipboard radar installations may include surface search, navigation, air search, height finding, and several fire control radars.
What gun system is a remotely operated gun mount that stows, aims, and fires ammunition. It is installed on CG, DD, and DDG class ships. It is effective against surface, shore, and air targets?
5''/54 MK 45
Although the mount itself is normally unmanned, a gun mount crew of six individuals with battle stations below the weather decks is manned during general quarters.
While the gun mount is firing, they hand-feed additional rounds into the gun loading system without interrupting the operating sequence.


The crew consists of Mount Captain, Mount Electrical Panel (EP) Operator, Mount Special Ammunition Passer, Mount Ammo Handling Petty Officer in Charge (POIC), Mount Ammo Handlers, and a Gun Repairman.
What weapon system provides final defense against Anti-Ship Missiles (ASMs) and will, without assistance from other ship systems, automatically engage ASMs that penetrate the battle group's outer Anti-Air Warfare (AAW) defense area and the ship's primary
CIWS
What is the Navy's most modern surface combat system and its name means shield?
AEGIS
The Tactical Towed Array (TACTAS) is used for long-range _____ detection of submarines?
Passive
What device is a torpedo countermeasures decoy towed behind surface ships. It is a deceptive countermeasures option against acoustic homing torpedoes called?
ANSLQ 25 NIXIE
In order, tell me the steps of the "Detect to Engage" sequence?
The following steps are common to all "detect-to-engage" sequence:
Detection
Entry: into system to watch
Tracking: watching
Identification: IFF
Threat Evaluation: How fast, altitude, what will it do?
Weapons Pairing: what’s the best weapon to shoot down
Engagement: fire
Engagement Assessment: how did it go?
This missile is a highly maneuverable air-to-air missile with surface-to-air capability?
NATO Sea Sparrow missile
This missile is a surface-to-air and surface-to-surface missile, mounted on surface ships?
Standard missile
This missile is an all-weather, over-the-horizon, anti-ship missile system?
Harpoon Missile (Cruise Missile)-low flying ship to ship are on P-3 planes (to hunt and kill submarines)
This missile is a long-range, subsonic land attack cruise missile launched from surface ships and submarines?
Tomahawk Land Attach (Cruise Missile)
Precise all terrain, global
These Rules establish fundamental policies and procedures governing actions taken by U.S. commanders during military operations, contingencies, or prolonged conflicts?
Rules of Engagement
The goal of C2W (Command and Control Warfare) is?
Command and Control Warfare (C2W) is the integrated use of Operational Security (OPSEC), Military Deception (MILDEC), Psychological Operations (PSYOPs), Electronic Warfare (EW), and Physical Destruction, mutually supported by intelligence, to deny information to, or to influence, degrade, or destroy adversary command and control capabilities while protecting friendly command and control against such actions.
Superiority and supremacy
What are the three basic branches of Electronic Warfare (EW)?
Electronic support
Electronic action
Electronic protection
What are the three requirements for use of deadly force?
Capability
Opportunity
Intent
Mines are classified by three methods, what are they?
Method of actuation
Final water position
Method of laying
Amphibious Operations follow well defined phases known as P.E.R.M.A, what are these phases?
Planning
Embarkation
Rehearsal
Movement
Assault
What is the last known position of a submarine, or suspected submarine, after contact has been lost referred to as?
Datum
How many ballast tanks are onboard COMFORT?
16
How many life rafts are onboard COMFORT and how many personnel can fit in each?
Used to be 84
Now, 87 (25 people each)
What is the largest helicopter certified to land onboard COMFORT?
it is an H-53. Now that we have our temporary shelter the H-60 is the largest helo certified. (under the current certification per the Cargomate and the Airboss)
What level of triage is death imminent?
Level 4
Black
What instruction provides guidance on a death at sea or overseas?
BUMED 5360 series – Decedent Affairs Manual
What is the primary reference for ship medical departments in determining policies and procedures?
Shipboard Medical Procedures Manual
CNSF/CNAF 6000 series
Foreign Humanitarian Assistance (FHA) and Disaster Relief Operations consists of five phases, name them?
Crisis and preparation
Deployment
Mission Operations
Transition
Redeployment
A Personnel Casualty report (PCR) should be submitted as soon as possible after a death occurs. This report should be sent by priority message within how many hours? To whom? Where direction manual provides guidance?
HRS: 4
Whom: NAVPERS Commander
Manual: MILPERSMAN Personnel Casualty Report 1770.030
What is defined as a large number of casualties produced in a relatively short period of time, usually the result of a single incident such as a military aircraft accident, hurricane, flood, earthquake or armed attack that exceeds local logistical support capabilities?
Mass Casualty
What OPLAN/OPORDERS Appendix provides guidance and is dictated by the AOR Commander (numbered fleet) concerning patient movement (Medical Evacuation)?
Annex Q
What position relates to the following color of hats in CASREC?
Red: Triage
Purple: Nurses
Yellow: CP Tech
White: Pharmacy
Green: Admin
Blue: Litter / Runners
Brown: X-ray
Orange: lab
In CASREC: What position relates to the following color of hat? Red
Triage
In CASREC: What position relates to the following color of hat?Purple
Nurses
In CASREC: What position relates to the following color of hat?Yellow
CP Tech
In CASREC: What position relates to the following color of hat?White
Pharmacy
In CASREC: What position relates to the following color of hat?Green
Admin
In CASREC: What position relates to the following color of hat?Blue
Litter / Runners
In CASREC: What position relates to the following color of hat?Brown
X-ray
In CASREC: What position relates to the following color of hat? Orange
Lab
How many personnel make up the Medical Response Team (MRT)?
7
How often are medical readiness inspections scheduled?
18 months and 90 days before deployment
Radio/Telephone (R/T) transmissions are made up of what four parts?
Call up, text, ending, response
What sound powered telephone circuit is known as the Captain Battle circuit?
JA
What sound powered telephone circuits is know as the Damage Control and Stability circuit?
2JZ
“x” means supplemental circuit
Which classification of message has to be handled within 30-minutes, high priority?
Immediate
The frequency range for VHF is what?
30 – 300 mhz
What is the difference between a SORTIE and a DISPERSAL?
An emergency sortie is conducted when a particular military, political or extremely heavy weather situation requires a ship or group of ships to get underway on very short notice. (There will be a rally point to meet up at a certain coordinate)
A dispersal is less orderly but more urgent
When would an OPREP-3 Pinnacle be sent?
Submitted for incidents in which a high national interest is presumed. Used to notify senior levels in the COC of an emergency situation that will most likely draw National or high Navy interest.
When would an OPREP-3 Navy Blue be sent?
If a situation occurs that presumes a high Navy interest, an OPREP-3 Navy Blue report is filed. Immediate precedence is used with OPREP-3 Navy Blue Messages.
When would a UNIT SITREP be sent?
To report significant events that do not meet the reporting criteria of the OPREP-3.
What are the three levels of war?
Operational
Strategic
Tactical
What is the general purpose of amphibious assault ships?
Embark and deploy a Marine Battalion landing team by helo or landing craft.
What is a WEAX (received via message)?
24 hour weather forecast for ships in area
WEAX=Warning Environmental Atmospheric Extremes
What does the acronym "NOTAL" indicate in messages or correspondence?
Not to, nor required by, all addresses
OPORDER Annex ____ is a broad operations publication that tells Battle Group Commands how to develop OPTASK COMMS
KILO
What are the four Radio/Telephone (R/T) watches?
Guard, Cover, Copy, Listen
This is referred to as the protection resulting from all measures designed to deny unauthorized persons information of value which might be derived from the possession and study of communication signals. Included are efforts to mislead unauthorized persons in their interpretations of whatever information they may have acquired?
COMSEC Communications Security
A Radio/Telephone (R/T) net is categorized by the following characteristics?
Covered / Uncovered
Tactical / Non-Tactical
Free or directed
These are phrases which have been assigned meanings for the purpose of expediting Radio/Telephone (R/T) transmissions. Similarly, they have an equivalent prosign which is essentially an abbreviation that facilitates the writing of R/T transmissions? Provide be one?
PROWORDS

Break – separates portions of a message, prosing is BT
K=over
AR=Roger
There are four message forms used with radio telephones. What are they?
Immediate executive, Delayed executive, Non executive, Bridge to Bridge
What term is given to measures taken to protect friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum?
SIGSEC – Signal Security
This refers to a simple, rapid procedure for use by circuit operators to police the security and uncover to the immediate attention of operators the fact that an Essential Element or Friendly Information has been disclosed on the circuit?
BEADWINDOW
This is referred to as the deliberate radiation, reradiation, or reflection of electromagnetic signals to disrupt enemy use of electronic devices, equipment, or systems?
Jamming
This is a procedure used to alert other operators that an enemy is attempting imitative communications deception on that communications net?
Gingerbread
These orders are issued by Fleet Commanders and higher authority to give policy statements on activities within the cognizance of the issuing authority?
OPORDERS
These provide detailed procedural guidance for the conduct of operations within the specific warfare area?
OPTASK – Operational Task Message
These provide general matters of policy, instructions and aspects common to all forms of warfare and detailed instructions for warfare responsibilities retained by the Officer in Tactical Command?
OPGEN – Operational General Message
What publication contains all of the signals used by U.S. and Allied Naval Forces when operating in a group (i.e. Carrier Strike Group, Expeditionary Strike Group, etc.). Hint: commonly called the "Signals Book?"
ATP – 1, Vol II Allied Maritime Signal and Maneuvering Book
The International Code of Signals is used to provide a means of communication when difficulties of language arise. It is referred to as what?
Pub 102
What communication means involves the use of the Morse Code alphabet of "dots" and "dashes". It contains a unique set of dots and/or dashes for each letter and number of the English alphabet. Also, it can be used at extended distances, during day and night, directionally or omindirectionally and can also be sent by infrared means?
Flashing Light Communication
These are omnidirection signal lights that are white with a 360-degree arch of visibility and are operated by pressing a telegraph key switch. Morse Code can be sent in this manner by closing the electrical circuit and illuminating the lights?
Yardarm blinkers
This form of visual communication is often the quickest to transmit visual message, however, it does not work well for extended distances?
Semaphore: The semaphore or optical telegraph is an apparatus for conveying information by means of visual signals, with towers with pivoting blades or paddles, shutters, in a matrix, or hand-held flags etc. Information is encoded by the position of the mechanical elements; it is read when the blade or flag is in a fixed position. In modern usage it refers to a system of signaling using two handheld flags. Other forms of optical telegraphy include ship flags, Aldis lamps, and Heliographs
The Flight Deck announcing system is the?
5MC
The Captain Command circuit is the?
21MC
The Machinery Operation Control Announcing System is the?
26MC Engineering
This type of plot is a large area display picture showing position, movement and strengths of own and enemy sea, land, and air forces within a prescribed area of operations?
Strategic plot
This type of plot is a true display of positions and movements of all friendly, enemy, and unidentified surface, subsurface, and certain air contacts?
Geographic plot
The purpose of this type of operations is to deny the enemy effective use of its submarines?
USW Undersea Warfare
True or False: A navigation plot must be maintained in CIC at all times while underway or at anchor?
True
What is the AOR for 2nd Fleet?
Atlantic QTR (Norfolk)
What is the AOR for the 5th Fleet?
Middle East (Bahrain)
What is the AOR for the 6th Fleet?
Europe / Med (Italy)
What is the AOR for 3rd Fleet?
East Pacific (San Diego)
What is the AOR for 7th Fleet?
West Pacific (Japan)
Which form of visual communication is typically the communication method of choice when ships are conducting maneuvering exercises in close proximity to each other?
Flag Hoist
There are two types of required signals, what are they?
Signal Flags, International Day Shapes
Name the three different types of Shoring? What is the strongest type of Shoring? What are the best woods available to use for shoring?
I , H. K
Strongest: I
Best woods: Yellow pine, fir
What tool is the easiest and quickest method to measuring shoring?
Shoring baton
If General Quarters is called away, what is the manner in which you proceed to your designated location in accordance with the Watch, Quarter, and Station Bill?
Starboard up and foreward
Port Down and aft
What are the three material conditions of damage control readiness (from lowest to highest integrity protection)?
X-ray: all times and allopen
Yoke: in port
Modified Zebra: Underway
Zebra: Maximum isolation
Name the different classes of fire? Provide examples of cause? What are the distinguishing agents used
Alpha: Ash producing. Fight with water, AFFF, CO2
Bravo: Fuel and explosives. Fight with AFFF, Halon, PKP, CO2 and water fog
Charlie: Electrical. Fight with CO2, Halon 1211and if need be PKP (will destroy the electronics)
Delta: Burning metals. Jettison over the side.
What is known as the introduction of oxygen to an oxygen starved fire?
Backdraft
How often does the looped fire main system get inspected and tested?
annually
How is heat transferred through a solid, metal in combustible material?
conduction
What is the first step in dealing with a Charlie Fire?
shut off the electricity
What type of fire poses the greatest threat to the ship?
Bravo/Fuel or Delta
How many fire main stations are onboard COMFORT?
148
Which Repair Locker is responsible for assuming responsibility from DC Central if DC Central is lost or is not able to be manned?
Repair 2
What is the maximum pressure allowed on a soft patch?
150 psi
What is the preferred distance from the fire for using CO2 portable extinguishers?
4-6 feet
What is the effective range for using a portable PKP extinguisher?
18 lbs: 19 feet range
27 lbs: 21 feet range
What should you do if you smell carbon monoxide?
Trick question: can’t smell it.
You need to get out if you smell H2S (rotten eggs)…
What does the Portable Exothermic Cutting Unit (PECU) use to operate?
Oxygen and a small battery
What does the acronym EEBD stand for?
Emergency Egress Breathing Device
What chemical agent detection paper is issued in a book of 25 split sheets (50 separate responses). It is chemically treated, dye impregnated, and perforated for easy removal. This paper detects the presence of liquid V agents, G agents (nerve), and H agents (blister/mustard).
M-8
What is another name for a Tear Agent?
Riot control agents:
CN, CNC, CNB, BBC and CS
What are choking agents commonly referred to as?
Lung irritants:
Phosgene (CG) and Diphosgene (DP)
What odor does a Blister Agent smell like?
Odorless:
HN1, 2 and 3 (Mustard Gas)
HL (Mixed Blister Agent)
The Chemical Protection Overgarmet has a wear time of how long in a contaminated environment?
Six hours in contaminated environment and accumulated time 100 hours from time of opening.
What is the primary means of defense against CBR agents that is designed to protect the face, eyes, and the respiratory tract of the user from tactical concentrations of chemical and biological agents, toxins, and radioactive fallout particles?
MCU 2P
The _____ Detector paper detects nerve agents (G and V) and blister agents (H and L) in the liquid state?
M-9 on a roll
The ______ provides each individual with a process for decontamination. The M291 is used to decontaminate liquid chemical agents from exposed skin areas by physical removal, absorption, and neutralization. Each kit consists of a wallet-like carrying pouch containing six sealed foil packets, enough for three complete skin applications.
SDK M291 (Self Decontamination Kit) Decon kit
What firefighting agent is used to provide a vapor seal over a small fuel spill, extinguish small class Bravo Fires (such as deep fat fryers), and for standing fire watch during hotwork?
AFFF
In continuous operation, the 15-pound CO2 extinguisher will be expended in approximately what time length?
40 seconds
Describe the P-100 Pump and what is it used for?
Looks like a generator.
Diesel-driven centrifugal pump assembly. Uses the fire main or individual hoses
Has an exhaust hose and suction hose and firefighting hose. Can use for firefighting and dewatering but do not use on fuel or oil fires
What pump is used aboard naval ships, is a centrifugal pump driven by a water-jacketed constant speed ac electric motor, and may be designed to operate as single or three phase at 120, 240, or 440 volts. This design is rated to deliver 140 gallons per minute against a maximum head of 70 feet and 180 gallons per minute at a 50 foot static head?
Portable submersible pump
Name two types of eductors and what powers them?
Perijet and S: used to pump things with heavy oils or flammables in them
Powered by firemain
What firefighting agent is a colorless, odorless gas with a density approximately five times that of air. It does not conduct electricity or leave a residue and is stored in compressed gas cylinders for shipboard use?
Halon 1301
The _______ is maintained at all times, whether the ship is in port or underway and is used to document modifications to material conditions of readiness. Secondly, where is it located?
Damage Control Closure log (Documents all fittings).
What ship's document provides a basic checklist for various personnel actions (including the damage control assistant, locker and scene leaders, and team leader), and is tailored to your ship?
Main Space Fire doctrine
Which member of the fire party typically uses the NFTI and what does this stand for?
NFTI Naval Firefighter Thermal Imager Being replaced by infrared. Used by the attack team leader.
What are the steps to properly align an eductor?
DFS Discharge, Fire Main and suction
What basic piece of shoring material is a flat block that may be placed under the end of a shore to distribute pressure
shole
What type of patch consists of softwood wedges, cloth or oakum, rubber, and marline or wire?
Soft patch
What source of energy normally supplies the S-type and Peri-jet Eductors?
Firemain
How many portable x-ray machines are there onboard COMFORT?
8
What space onboard COMFORT is considered back-up to CASREC?
PACU then Mess Decks
What is the primary means for moving patients from the flight deck to CASREC?
Elevator if functioning or the ramp
What ICU onboard COMFORT is designated as the Burn Unit?
ICU 1
How many shots of chain does the COMFORT have?
14 (90 feet per shot)
How many ballast tanks are onboard COMFORT?
18
What is the draft of COMFORT?
32.8 feet (on website)
How is draft measured?
There are numbers on the side of the hull.
Why is draft important to know?
Important so that we know how deep the ship is in the water, if we are listing one way or another in port and if there is sagging in the hull.
COMFORT was converted from which type of ship? What was its original name?
Oil Tanker Rose City
What is used as ballast to stabilize COMFORT?
Sea water 35000 gallons
How many lifeboats are onboard COMFORT?
12 (10 main and 2 aft)
How many life rafts are onboard COMFORT and how many personnel can fit in each?
Used to be 84
Now, 87 (25 people each)
What is the largest helicopter certified to land onboard COMFORT?
it is an H-53. Now that we have our temporary shelter the H-60 is the largest helo certified. (under the current certification per the Cargomate and the Airboss)
How are helicopters that land on COMFORT flight deck provided fuel?
Service area 6 (under berthing) stores most fuel which feeds intermediate tank (1000 gallons) that feeds the purple pipes on the flight deck that feed the helos via suction.
What are the two types of Air Conditioning (AC) units onboard COMFORT?
Reciprocating and centrifugal
Onboard COMFORT, what is used to isolate ventilation in case of a fire?
Ventilation dampers
How many Intensive Care Unit (ICUs) are onboard COMFORT?
4
Where are weapons kept onboard COMFORT? What type of weapons can be found onboard?
Armory by the flight deck. 9mm, 240, 50 cal Flares LRAD (long range acoustic device). MSC also has an armory to ensure security of personnel.
What is the primary and secondary mission of COMFORT?
1. To provide and afloat, mobile acute surgical medical facility to the military
2. Humanitarian operations
How many beds are in ICU onboard COMFORT?
How many beds are in ICU onboard COMFORT?
How many beds are in Recovery onboard COMFORT?
20
How many OR rooms are there onboard COMFORT?
12+ 2 Dental
What is the total patient capacity onboard COMFORT?
1000
How many oxygen producing plants are onboard COMFORT and where are they located?
2 in the O2N2 plant on the O1 level aft
What is USNS COMFORT (T-AH 20) chain of command as a component of the Naval Fleet Auxiliary Fleet ship program operated by Military Sealift Command?
CO MTF reports to
Military Sealift Fleet Support who reports to
Military Sealift Command who reports to
Fleet Forces Command
Where is Damage Control Central located onboard COMFORT?
03 level between the flight deck and Officer country
How many overboard discharge fittings are onboard COMFORT?
8 (6 starboard and 2 port)
(bilge, ballast, Cooling water to AC/Condenser, diesel/generators, eductors, CHT etc) CHT=Collection Holding tank
How many repair lockers are onboard COMFORT?
3 (01 level fore, midships and aft-main deck outside engine room)
Onboard COMFORT, oxygen can be produced at what capacity?
20 gallons per hour or 200 lbs per hour
Onboard COMFORT, what is the maximum storage capacity per O2 storage tank?
500 gallons
How many oxygen plants are there onboard COMFORT?
2 Both in the O2 N2 Plant
Who is the ISIC for COMFORT?
Military Sealift Fleet Support Command
What is the normal underway replenishment speed for COMFORT during UNREP? What is the term used to describe the UNREP course?
12-15 knots
ROMEO CORPEN (corpen=course)
In After steering onboard COMFORT, there is a device that can be used to steer the ship in case of a steering casualty, what is it called?
Trick Wheel
What types of life raft davits are used onboard COMFORT?
Gravity
How much JP5 can be stored onboard COMFORT safely?
31,000 gallons is the size of the tank. If you want to really sound smart you can ask whoever is asking you…

-How much is jp-5 is un-usable in the main storage tank? 5,500 gallons, due to suction, it is 18 inches from the bottom of the tank.
What is the capacity for frozen blood storage onboard COMFORT?
3000 frozen
2000 fresh
Onboard COMFORT how is the Medical Response Team activated underway?
7222
Onboard COMFORT, how many AFFF stations are installed for the flight deck?
6
Onboard COMFORT, How many fresh water stations are on the flight deck?
2
1 foreward and 1 aft
Radio/Telephone (R/T) transmissions are made up of what four parts?
Call up, text, ending, response
What sound powered telephone circuit is known as the Captain Battle circuit?
JA
What sound powered telephone circuits is know as the Damage Control and Stability circuit?
2JZ
“x” means supplemental circuit
Which classification of message has to be handled within 30-minutes, high priority?
Immediate
The frequency range for VHF is what?
30 – 300 mhz
What is the difference between a SORTIE and a DISPERSAL?
An emergency sortie is conducted when a particular military, political or extremely heavy weather situation requires a ship or group of ships to get underway on very short notice. (There will be a rally point to meet up at a certain coordinate)
A dispersal is less orderly but more urgent
When would an OPREP-3 Pinnacle be sent?
Submitted for incidents in which a high national interest is presumed. Used to notify senior levels in the COC of an emergency situation that will most likely draw National or high Navy interest.
When would an OPREP-3 Navy Blue be sent?
If a situation occurs that presumes a high Navy interest, an OPREP-3 Navy Blue report is filed. Immediate precedence is used with OPREP-3 Navy Blue Messages.
When would a UNIT SITREP be sent?
To report significant events that do not meet the reporting criteria of the OPREP-3.
What are the three levels of war?
Operational: war at hand
Strategic: Big picture
Tactical: mission specific
What is the general purpose of amphibious assault ships?
Embark and deploy a Marine Battalion landing team by helo or landing craft.
What is a WEAX (received via message)?
24 hour weather forecast for ships in area
WEAX=Warning Environmental Atmospheric Extremes
What does the acronym "NOTAL" indicate in messages or correspondence?
Not to, nor required by, all addresses
OPORDER Annex ____ is a broad operations publication that tells Battle Group Commands how to develop OPTASK COMMS
KILO
What are the four Radio/Telephone (R/T) watches?
Guard, Cover, Copy, Listen
This is referred to as the protection resulting from all measures designed to deny unauthorized persons information of value which might be derived from the possession and study of communication signals. Included are efforts to mislead unauthorized persons in their interpretations of whatever information they may have acquired?
COMSEC Communications Security
A Radio/Telephone (R/T) net is categorized by the following characteristics?
Covered / Uncovered
Tactical / Non-Tactical
Free or directed
These are phrases which have been assigned meanings for the purpose of expediting Radio/Telephone (R/T) transmissions. Similarly, they have an equivalent prosign which is essentially an abbreviation that facilitates the writing of R/T transmissions? Provide be one?
PROWORDS

Break – separates portions of a message, prosing is BT
K=over
AR=Roger
There are four message forms used with radio telephones. What are they?
Immediate executive, Delayed executive, Non executive, Bridge to Bridge
What term is given to measures taken to protect friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum?
SIGSEC – Signal Security
This refers to a simple, rapid procedure for use by circuit operators to police the security and uncover to the immediate attention of operators the fact that an Essential Element or Friendly Information has been disclosed on the circuit?
BEADWINDOW
This is referred to as the deliberate radiation, reradiation, or reflection of electromagnetic signals to disrupt enemy use of electronic devices, equipment, or systems?
Jamming
This is a procedure used to alert other operators that an enemy is attempting imitative communications deception on that communications net?
Gingerbread
These orders are issued by Fleet Commanders and higher authority to give policy statements on activities within the cognizance of the issuing authority?
OPORDERS
These provide detailed procedural guidance for the conduct of operations within the specific warfare area?
OPTASK – Operational Task Message
These provide general matters of policy, instructions and aspects common to all forms of warfare and detailed instructions for warfare responsibilities retained by the Officer in Tactical Command?
OPGEN – Operational General Message
What publication contains all of the signals used by U.S. and Allied Naval Forces when operating in a group (i.e. Carrier Strike Group, Expeditionary Strike Group, etc.). Hint: commonly called the "Signals Book?"
ATP – 1, Vol II Allied Maritime Signal and Maneuvering Book
The International Code of Signals is used to provide a means of communication when difficulties of language arise. It is referred to as what?
Pub 102
What communication means involves the use of the Morse Code alphabet of "dots" and "dashes". It contains a unique set of dots and/or dashes for each letter and number of the English alphabet. Also, it can be used at extended distances, during day and night, directionally or omindirectionally and can also be sent by infrared means?
Flashing Light Communication
These are omnidirection signal lights that are white with a 360-degree arch of visibility and are operated by pressing a telegraph key switch. Morse Code can be sent in this manner by closing the electrical circuit and illuminating the lights?
Yardarm blinkers
This form of visual communication is often the quickest to transmit visual message, however, it does not work well for extended distances?
Semaphore: The semaphore or optical telegraph is an apparatus for conveying information by means of visual signals, with towers with pivoting blades or paddles, shutters, in a matrix, or hand-held flags etc. Information is encoded by the position of the mechanical elements; it is read when the blade or flag is in a fixed position. In modern usage it refers to a system of signaling using two handheld flags. Other forms of optical telegraphy include ship flags, Aldis lamps, and Heliographs
The Flight Deck announcing system is the?
5MC
The Captain Command circuit is the?
21MC
The Machinery Operation Control Announcing System is the?
26MC Engineering
This type of plot is a large area display picture showing position, movement and strengths of own and enemy sea, land, and air forces within a prescribed area of operations?
Strategic plot
This type of plot is a true display of positions and movements of all friendly, enemy, and unidentified surface, subsurface, and certain air contacts?
Geographic plot
The purpose of this type of operations is to deny the enemy effective use of its submarines?
USW Undersea Warfare
True or False: A navigation plot must be maintained in CIC at all times while underway or at anchor?
True
What is the AOR for 2nd Fleet?
Atlantic QTR (Norfolk)
What is the AOR for the 5th Fleet?
Middle East (Bahrain)
What is the AOR for the 6th Fleet?
Europe / Med (Italy)
What is the AOR for 3rd Fleet?
East Pacific (San Diego)
What is the AOR for 7th Fleet?
West Pacific (Japan)
Which form of visual communication is typically the communication method of choice when ships are conducting maneuvering exercises in close proximity to each other?
Flag Hoist
Which form of visual communication is typically the communication method of choice when ships are conducting maneuvering exercises in close proximity to each other?
Flag Hoist
There are two types of required signals, what are they?
Signal Flags, International Day Shapes