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 CJCSI 3162.02, Combat Assessment, Allied Joint Publication (AJP) 3.9, and ACO Directive (AD) 80-70, ACO Manual (AM) 80-70.
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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.
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.
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.
||English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
||NCO: OR-5 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-5
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.
This course is offered both as a resident course and/or a Mobile Education Training Team (METT).
This one week course is open to ranks OR3 - OF5 from NATO nations, Australia, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Ireland, New Zealand, and Sweden. Students must possess valid a NS clearance in order to attend.
The course is comprised of a doctrinal portion and hands-on application portion; both require an 80% pass mark for successful course completion.