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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NAV 201 - Naval Ships Systems II (Weapons)


Outlines theory and employment of weapons systems. Student explores the processes of detection, evaluation, threat analysis, weapon selection, delivery, guidance and explosives. Fire control systems and major weapons types are discussed including capabilities and limitations. The physical aspects of radar and underwater sound are described. Facets of command, control, communications, computers and intelligence are explored as means of weapons system integration. The tactical and strategic significance of command and control warfare and information warfare is discussed. Supplemented with review/analysis of case studies involving the moral and ethical responsibilities of leaders in the employment of weapons. Other major themes in leadership include honor, courage, integrity, loyalty, responsibility, authority, accountability, character development, crisis decision making, and conflict resolution.

Course Typically Offered: Spring, Odd Years

Credits: 3