09 JANUARY 2003
CURRICULUM OUTLINE OF INSTRUCTION
Lesson Topic 4.1:
Carrier Ordnance Operations
Lecture with handouts
Partially supported by this lesson topic:
Upon completion of this unit of instruction, the student
will demonstrate sufficient knowledge of shipboard and
advanced base ordnance operations to effectively plan and
manage the various types of evolutions the student may be
required to oversee.
Completely supported by this lesson topic:
Describe the various duties and responsibilities of the
Weapons Officer aboard an Aircraft Carrier/Aircraft
Carrier Nuclear (CV/CVN).
Cite the principle advisor to the Weapons Officer on the
safety precautions and procedures to be followed in
rendering safe unexpended conventional ordnance, guided
missiles, and special weapons which may constitute a
hazard to the ship.
List the primary functions of the Aviation Weapons
Movement Control Station (AWMCS).
Weapons Department to maintain control over the movement
List the surface-to-air missiles that may be stowed in
ready-service lockers either on or above the main deck of
Describe the special flare ready-service lockers located
in outboard spaces on aircraft carriers, and the reasons
they are so designed.