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NAVAL SCIENCE 201. Introduction to Naval Weapons systems. Naval Science 201. LT Catherine Eyrich Office: South Hall RM 218 Office Hours: MWF 0800-1600 TR 0800-0900, 1400-1600 Phone: (520) 626-5779 Cell: (520) 977-9023 Email: [email protected] LT Catherine Eyrich.

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naval science 201

NAVAL SCIENCE 201

Introduction to Naval Weapons systems

naval science 2011
Naval Science 201

LT Catherine Eyrich

Office: South Hall RM 218

Office Hours: MWF 0800-1600

TR 0800-0900, 1400-1600

Phone: (520) 626-5779

Cell: (520) 977-9023

Email: [email protected]

lt catherine eyrich
LT Catherine Eyrich
  • Enlisted in US Navy as a Cryptologic Technician in January 1994
  • Picked up NROTC scholarship (Fleet Input)
  • Commissioned December 15, 2000 from NROTC, University of Arizona
  • Attended Flight School, Winged May 2002
  • EA-6B ECMO
  • Deployed in support of OIF
ns 201
NS 201
  • Weapons SYSTEMS
    • Basic characteristics and capabilities of major weapons systems and platforms
    • Naval Command and Control
    • Communication security
    • Application of electronics systems, communication theory, electromagnetic wave theory
ns 201 cont
NS 201 cont.
  • Physical properties of sound travel in water
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Fire control solutions: ballistics, propulsion, launching, and guidance
  • Countermeasure principles
  • Space and Electronic Warfare
grading system
Grading System
  • Class Attendance is Mandatory
    • Place of assigned “duty”
  • Class Participation is encouraged
    • Your learning tool
  • 3 Exams, 1 Paper/Presentation
  • See syllabus for complete grade breakdown
basic definitions
Basic Definitions
  • Weapons: Instruments of offensive or defensive combat...something to fight with.
basic definitions1
Basic Definitions
  • Ordnance: Military supplies including weapons, ammunition, tools, & equipment.
basic definitions2
Basic Definitions
  • Weapon Systems: Combination of a weapon and the equipment used to bring the destructive power of the weapon against the enemy.
weapon nomenclature identification
Weapon Nomenclature & Identification
  • AN/SQS-53 Sonar
  • “AN” means the nomenclature complies with the system jointly adopted by U.S. armed forces (Army- Navy).
  • First “S” identifies installation type
    • ...“water surface craft.”
  • “Q” identifies equipment type
    • Sonar and underwater sound
  • Final “S” indicates purpose
    • Detection and ranging.
  • 53 is the model number.
  • Letter “D” indicates the version.
weapon system components
Weapon System Components
  • Radar - Detect, locate, and identify the target
  • Tracking System - Direct or aim a delivery unit
  • Launching System - Deliver weapon to target
  • Missile/Warhead - Destroy target when in contact with or near it
weapon system requirements
Weapon System Requirements
  • Reliability
  • Flexibility
  • Safety
  • Simplicity of Operation
  • Maintainability
  • Specific Military Specifications
law of armed combat loac
Law of Armed Combat (LOAC)
  • Geneva Conventions
    • rules limiting the barbarity of war
    • protect people who do not take part in the fighting
  • First Geneva Convention 1864: Care of wounded soldiers
  • In 1949 Conventions were revised and expanded:
    • Convention I: Wounded and sick
    • Convention II: Wounded and shipwrecked at sea
    • Convention III: Prisoners of War
    • Convention IV: Civilians under enemy control
slide15
LOAC
  • Combatant
    • A combatant is any member of the armed forces, man or woman, except medical and religious personnel.
    • in combat they are quite clearly armed and do not attempt to disguise their military intentions.
rules of engagement
Rules of Engagement
  • Not the same for every situation
key principles
Key Principles
  • Military Necessity
    • Accomplish legitimate military objectives
  • Distinction
    • Discriminating between lawful combatant targets and noncombatant targets
  • Proportionality
    • Restricts degree of force to that needed to accomplish the military objective
courts martial and law of war
Courts Martial and Law of War
  • Military members who violate LOAC are subject to criminal prosecution and punishment
  • General Courts-martial have power to try certain persons for violations of the law of war
    • “But I was only following orders”
    • No statute of limitations on war crimes
loac rules
LOAC Rules

AN INDIVIDUAL SAILOR REMAINS RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS OR HER ACTIONS AND IS EXPECTED TO COMPLY WITH THE LOAC

questions

Questions?

Read Chapter 2: Energy Fundamentals

http://www.fas.org/man/dod-101/navy/docs/fun/index.html

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