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State the six areas of naval doctrine.
Naval Warfare
Naval Intelligence
Naval Operations
Naval Logistics
Naval Planning
Naval Command and Control
Discuss how naval aviation supports the following warfare areas:
Reconnaissance/surveillance
Antisubmarine
Amphibious assault
Logistics support
Search and rescue
Mine warfare
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Reconnaissance/Surveillance
Includes the Search for and interception, recording, and analysis of radiated electromagnetic energy used in support of military operations and tasks.
Antisubmarine
Used to locate and destroy submarines.
Amphibious Assault
Involves the taking of an area of land where the sand and sea meet.
Logistics Support
Involves the transport of troops, personnel, and cargo or equipment where needed by the military.
Search and Rescue
Naval aircraft and helicopters may be assigned to search and rescue of downed, stranded, or disabled military personnel by either land or sea.
Mine Warfare
The use of ships, aircraft, submarines, and helicopters to locate and destroy enemy mines.
Discuss the conditions that led to the formation of the U.S. Navy.
"Taxation without representation" between England and the 13 original colonies. 10 May 1775, a second continental congress convened and appointed George Washington as commander in chief of the continental american army 15 May 1775. Navy Formed 13 Oct 1775 with purchase of two vessels.
State the Qualities that characterize the Navy/Marine Corps team as instruments to support national policies.
Readiness, flexibility, self-sustainability, and mobility. Being able to establish and maintain a forward-based, stabilizing presence around the world.
State the Three levels of war.
Tactical: Involves the details of individual engagements
Operational: concerns forces collectively in a theater.
Strategic: focuses on supporting national goals.
Explain how Naval Intelligence Operatoins, more than any other service, support peace time operational decision making.
It links widely separated forces and provides an important advantage to naval forces in all areas of the world.
State the mission of Naval Logistics
Fleet based sustainment: replenishment ships of the combat force providing direct fleep support, combat service support units, mobile repair facilities, and advanced logistic support hubs.
Strategic sustainment assets: provided by air and sea assets that are shared by all services.
Our ability to move and sustain forces at great distances from our shores is critical to the forward presence component of our military strategy.
State the importance of planning to Naval Operations.
U.S. military strenght is best enhanced by deliberate peacetime analysis, planning and exercises.
Discuss the importance of the following conflics as they relate to naval aviation:
Coral Sea
Midway
Guadalcanal
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Coral Sea
7-8 May 1942; World's first Carrier VS. Carrier battle where the ships never saw each other.
Midway
3-5 June 1942; Turning point of the war.
Guadalcanal
13-15 November 1942; Navy policy concerning family ember separations was re-instated due to the death of all 5 Sullivan Brothers on the U.S.S. Juneau.
Discuss the significance of 8 May 1911, as it applies to naval aviation.
Proclainmed to be the birthday of naval aviation. The purchase of two Glenn Curtiss biplanes at $5,500 each, by Captain W.I. Chambers.
State the name of the first aircraft carrier.
20 March 1922; U.S.S. Langley, former collier or coal-carrier the Jupiter.
What was the first jet powered naval aircraft?
 FJ-1 Fury; 10 March 1948; First carrier landing on the U.S.S. Boxer.
Who was the first naval aviator in space?
Alan Shepard; 5 May 1961; Flew a 15-minute sub orbital flight onboard the Mercury capsule, Freedom 7.
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