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N3-10

NATO Nuclear Command Control & Reporting System (NNCCRS) User/Operators Course

Conducted by PROT

Aim

The aim of this course is to certify students to use the NATO Nuclear Command and Control Reporting procedures within Allied Command Operations.

Details

Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: Cosmic Top Secret Atomal
Area: NOP - Nuclear Operations
Section: NO - Nuclear Operations
Depth of Knowledge: 3 - Apply
ePrime No.: N/A
ETOC Code: NOP-NO-31387

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
N3-10-B-17 04 - 08 Dec 17 5
N3-10-A-18 15 - 19 Jan 18 0
N3-10-B-18 03 - 07 Dec 18 1

If no seats are available, you may have your agency POC send a seat waiting list request. Please refer to the POC Finder to obtain the contact information of your agency POC.

Learning Objectives

NATO Nuclear Operations: Given references, the student will describe the Allied Command Operations (ACO) crisis response planning process in accordance with NATO doctrine and policy.

NATO Nuclear Crypto: Given references, the student will employ crypto material associated with nuclear operations in the NATO Nuclear Command and Control Reporting System (NNCCRS) architecture and software in accordance with NATO doctrine and policy.

NNCCRS Messaging: Given references, the student will produce nuclear messages using NNCCRS in accordance with NATO doctrine and policy.

Course Participants

Military officers (OF-1 through OF-5) and NCOs (OR-4 through OR-9), or civilian equivalent, assigned to work in a nuclear-aligned post in a MOD or subordinate national military HQ, unit or agency that operates NNCCRS.

French personnel are not eligible for this course (reference MC 155-01).

Language Proficiency: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-4 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-5

Methodology

This one week (5 days) course is comprised of formal lectures with question and answer periods and computer based exercises. There are two group syndicate exercises based on various scenarios. A culminating exam using the NNCCRS computers concludes the course incorporating all of the learning objectives.

Further Information

Recertification is required every 36 months (REF: Minutes of Nuclear Operations Working Group 16-2)