Network Enabled Weapons: ALWAYS AVAILABLE

Course length:

365 days



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  • Pre-Recorded / Self-Paced

    Complete online at your own pace (Self-paced)
    • $750.00 excl.


Link 16 Network Enabled Weapons (NEW) fuse the proven networking technology of Link 16 with enhanced Precision Guided Munitions to deliver a game-changing capability to the warfighter. Weapons controlled via Link 16 improves accuracy, supports target adjustments, retargeting, BDA, and weapon abort. The course contains hundreds of graphics and animations designed to help the student visualize how the capability is delivered in the joint battlespace.

Course Outline:

• Intro to Network Enabled Weapons

• J11.0 Message Overview

• J11.0 Weapon Response/Status

• J11.1 Weapon Directive Messages • J11.2 Weapon Coordination Message

• J11.X Message Acknowledgement

• Weapon In-Flight Track • Bomb-Hit Indication Report

• In-Flight Target Updates / Retargeting 

  • NEW Scenario Vignette


Patrick Pierson - a retired U.S. Navy (USN) Joint Interface Control Officer (JICO), is the Managing Director of NCS. Patrick has more than 30 years of operational Tactical Data Link (TDL) experience, and has developed more than 75 TDL training courses which have been delivered to thousands of students around the globe. He is also responsible for the design of the Multi-TDL Planning System, OPTASK Link Generator, Network Design Tool, INDE Processing Program, Improved TSDF Calculator, JFAR, JCM, JAR Generator, and the Link 16 Pulse Planning System. Prior to his retirement, Patrick served as the Theatre JICO for the Commander US Naval Forces Europe and Commander US Naval Forces Sixth Fleet, and was part of the JICO teams for Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Allied Force, and dozens of Joint and Coalition exercises.


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