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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
Area: JTG - Joint Targeting
Section: 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-C-17 15 - 19 May 17
N3-140-D-17 26 - 30 Jun 17 0
N3-140-E-17 16 - 20 Oct 17 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

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

Course conducts summative testing in which student must achieve at least 80% on all exercises and tests.