U.S.S. Saipan and King's Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist LHA Specific Tutorial - 206 Section

U.S.S. SAIPAN AND KING'S AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP, LHA, (SPECIFIC) EAWS TUTORIAL - 206 Section

LAST UPDATED: 14 May 2004


ENLISTED AVIATION WARFARE SPECIALIST (EAWS), UNIT SPECIFIC FOR LHA, AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP



206 AMPHIBIOUS WARFARE (AMW) MISSION AREA

206: AMPHIBIOUS WARFARE (AMW) MISSION AREA

206.1 SYSTEM COMPONENTS AND COMPONENT PARTS

Referring to a standard print of this system or the actual equipment, identify the following system components and component parts and discuss the designated items for each:

A. What is its purpose?

B. Where is it located?

C. What is the maximum capacity?

206.1.1 Planning phase:

  1. Ship to shore movement [ref. c, p. 3-1] A
  2. Planning sequence [ref. b, p. ix-3] A
  3. Messages (OPTASK amphibious) [ref. c, p. M-1] A

206.1.2 Embarkation phase: [ref. d, pp. D-1 thru D-14]

a. Aircraft used

  1. UH-1 AC
  2. Utilized for troop transport, MEDEVAC and cargo movement.

    2 4 crewmembers, 4 8 passengers.

  3. AH-1W AC
  4. Attack helo used for air support, armed escort, etc. 2

    crewmembers.

  5. CH-46D AC
  6. Medium lift assault helo used for troop transport, cargo

    movement, MEDEVAC, SAR and VOD. 3 5 crewmembers, 14-25 passengers.

  7. CH-53E AC
  8. Heavy lift helo used for troop transport, heavy cargo

    movement and VOD. 3 crewmembers, 55 passengers.

  9. AV-8B AC

Fighter attack used for close/deep air support, anti-

surface/air support, armed recon/escort missions.

b. Landing craft used [ref. c, para. 1. 5. 4]

  1. Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) AC
  2. Move troops/equipment from ship to shore.

  3. Landing Craft Utility (LCU) AC
  4. Move troops/equipment from ship to shore.

  5. Landing Craft Mechanized (LCM) AC36
  6. Move troops/equipment from ship to shore.

  7. Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo (LARC) AC
  8. Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) AC

206.1.3 Rehearsal phase:

  1. Rehearsal [ref. b, p. XII-1] A

206.1.4 Movement phase:

  1. Amphibious Objective Area (AOA) [ref. c, p. 6-1] A
  2. Sea Echelon Area (SEA) [ref. c, p. 3-42] A
  3. Fire Support Area (FSA) [ref. c, p. 3-42] A
  4. Landing area [ref. c, p. 3-42] A
  5. Landing zone [ref. e, p. K-5]

206.1.5 Assault phase:

  1. Final operations for approach A
  1. Surf Observations (SUROBS) [ref. f, ch. 10, para. 1005] A
  2. Modified Surf Index (MSI) [ref. f, ch. 11] A
  3. Illumination Index (moonrise/set) [ref. d, p. 2-9] A

206.1.6 Conventional landing craft operation terms: [ref. c]

  1. Assembly circles [para. 4. 3. 4. 2. 1] A
  2. Debarkation station [para. A.1] A
  3. Wave forming circles [para. 4. 3. 4. 2. 2] A
  4. Control to the line of departure [para. 4. 3. 3. 1. 2] AB
  5. Boat lane [para. 4. 3. 3. 1. 2] AB

206.1.7 Communication/equipment:

  1. Flags [ref. c, app. C] A
  2. Markers [ref. c, app. C] A
  3. Signs [ref. c, app. C] A
  4. Lights [ref. c, app. C] A37
  5. Alpha net [ref. a, p. 4-5] A
  6. Bravo net [ref. a, p. 4-5] A
  7. Command net [ref. c, p. 4-13] A

206.2 PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION

206.2.1 State the order given by the Commander Amphibious Task Force (CATF) to commence the ship-to-shore movement. [ref. c, p. 4-2]

206.3 PARAMETERS/OPERATING LIMITS

206.3.1 State the service that the Meteorology and Oceanography (METOC) office provides for amphibious operations. [ref. d, p. 8-6]

206.4 SYSTEM INTERFACE

206.4.1 How do the following contribute to amphibious operations:

  1. Well deck control [ref. e, p. 3-1]
  2. Ballast control [ref. e, p. 3-1]
  3. Stern gate [ref. e, p. 3-1]
  4. Landing craft refueling [ref. g, p. VI-3]

206.5 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS None to be discussed.

For questions or comments please contact:

kimberly.a.king@navy.mil

AZC(AW/NAC) Kimberly King




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