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N3-140

NATO Battle Damage Assessment Course

Conducted by JTIC

Aim

The aim of this course is to provide NATO Targeteers the necessary knowledge and skill to conduct and database the physical and functional phases of battle damage assessment to NATO standards, as informed by US CJCSM 3162.01, Joint Methodology Battle Damage Assessment Standards, Alliance Joint Publication (AJP) 3.9, and Alliance Directive (AD) 80-70, ACO Manual (AM) 80-70.

Details

Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Secret
Discipline: JTG - Joint Targeting
Area: JT - Joint Targeting
Depth of Knowledge: 3 - Apply
ePrime No.: ACT.559
ETOC Code: JTG-JT-31756

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
N3-140-E-18 10 - 14 Dec 18 0
N3-140-A-19 04 - 08 Feb 19 0
N3-140-B-19 18 - 22 Mar 19 0
N3-140-C-19 20 - 24 May 19 0
N3-140-D-19 01 - 05 Jul 19 0
N3-140-E-19 16 - 20 Sep 19 0
N3-140-F-19 28 Oct 19 - 01 Nov 19 0
N3-140-G-19 09 - 13 Dec 19 0

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Learning Objectives

Combat Assessment: Given references, students will define the concept of Combat Assessment and identify the relationship between its sub-components in accordance with AD 80-70, CJCSM 3362.01, and AJP 3.9.

Weapons Familiarization - Review: Given references, students will describe principles of weaponeering, types of weapons, and their capabilities in accordance with AD 80-70, CJCSM 3362.01, and AJP 3.9.

Battle Damage Assessment for Facilities: Given references, students will describe damage assessment criteria for buildings, focusing on physical and functional damage, and completing the practical exercise in accordance with AD 80-70, CJCSM 3362.01, and AJP 3.9.

BDA for NATO Target Sets: Given references, students will describe specific BDA characteristics associated with NATO Target Sets in accordance with AD 80-70, CJCSM 3362.01, and AJP 3.9.

IDB: BDA Production: Given references and a JTS account, students will develop and enter BDA information on targets into the database (JTS) according to the standards discussed, in accordance with AD 80-70, CJCSM 3362.01, and AJP 3.9.

Collection Requirements: Given references, students will prepare and present a completed collection requirement in accordance with AD 80-70, CJCSM 3362.01, and AJP 3.9.

Assess, Develop and Database Targets: Given a scenario, students will prepare electronic target folders for 5 notional targets, in accordance with CJCSI 3370.01, AJP 3.9, and AD 80-70.

Course Participants

Military officers (OF-2 through OF-5) and NCOs (OR-3 through OR-9), or civilian equivalents, who are assigned to a position which fulfils responsibilities in support of NATO targeting.

Language Proficiency: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-3 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-2 thru OF-5

Prerequisite Course

Code Name
N3-17 NATO Joint Targeting Staff (NJTS) Course

Methodology

This one-week course is comprised of interactive lectures, briefings, moderated Q&A sessions, practical exercises and tests. Students must achieve at least an 80% on all exercises and tests.

Further Information

The N3-17 NATO Joint Targeting Staff Course is a pre-requisite for any other JTIC course (N3-97, N3-139 & N3-140).
Students that have successfully passed N3-17 after 1 January 2015 may register for other JTIC courses through NSO Student Admin offices.
Students that have successfully passed N3-17 before 1 January 2015 must provide a valid certificate of accomplishment to NSO for approval.
Once the certificate is approved, the student will then be notified to continue the registration process with NSO Student Admin and the student will be expected to take a Bypass test online (through NSWAN/BICES) or during the next attendance of a JTIC course.
The Bypass test verifies the student obtains the foundational Targeting knowledge to be prepared for other JTIC courses. Students who do not pass the Bypass test will not receive a certificate of accomplishment for ANY JTIC courses until they successfully pass the N3-17.