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Last Date Updated30/Jun/2021 2:45
Training InstitutionAir Operations CoE (AO CoE) - CASPOA
DisciplineAir Operations (AOP)
AreaJoint Force AIr Command (JF)
Depth of knowledge Level200 - Intermediate
NATO Course CertificationNATO Approved

Course CodeAOP-JF-21250
Course TitleJFAC Operations Course "Basic" (JFAC OC B)
Delivery MethodResidential
Course DescriptionThis course provides company grade and non-commissioned officers with the basic principles of air Command and Control (C2).
It will allow them to interact efficiently with JFAC HQ divisions, teams and liaisons using standard NATO Air C2 terms and acronyms, to be familiar with the main Air C2 processes and cycles, and to understand the effects that can be generated through the use of Joint Air Power.
Course NotesELIGIBILITY: NATO officers destined to fill a position within an air operations C2 structure or within an air liaison element.
This course is also opened to senior non-commissioned officers involved in the air operations Command and Control chain.
This 5 days course is strictly composed of academic classes where instructors teach NATO Air C2 doctrine and provide examples based on historical and recent operations and personal experiences.
The course starts with an initial assessment of students knowledge, and is concluded by a final test, designed to ensure that the learning objectives have been met.
Success in this final exam validates students official course completion and is mandatory for graduation.
The body of the course is built on a block approach and composed of 3 blocks, each addressing a specific performance objective.

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Aim of the CourseEducate personnel likely to take a position in an air operations command and control structure on the basic processes and functions of Air C2.
After this course, students will have a basic understanding of how a JFAC HQ plans, tasks and follows execution of air operations, and therefore will be better prepared to assume their duties within, or in relation with, a NATO Air Component C2 chain.
1.1. Understand Joint Air Power key concepts.
1.2. Know NATO Joint Air Doctrine.

2.1. Know the Joint Air Tasking Cycle
2.2. Understand the Joint Targeting Cycle

3.1. Know the JFAC HQ overall structure and organisation
3.2. Understand the role of component liaisons to the JFAC HQ
Pass/Fail criteriahave a minimum score of 75% at the graduation exam.
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Structure of the CourseCourse split in 3 theoretical blocks:
-Principles of Joint Air Operations
-Joint Air Tasking and Targeting cycles
-JFAC HQ organisation

Active CourseYes
Course Active from15/Oct/2000
Course Deactivated on15/Oct/2045
Course Duration (in days)5.0
Expiration of Course Certification Period (in months)24
Pre-Req (System Non Verified)SLP 2222
Joining Instructions

Security ClearanceNR: NATO RESTRICTED
Training AudienceP: NATO and PfP Nations

Tuition Fee per Student (Euro)0.00
Fees for Accommodation and Meals (Euro)96.00

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Annual Average of Attendance last 5 years300

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