OC4271 Topics in Tactical Oceanography

Course emphasizes the tactical use of the environment and battlespace characterization as a force multiplier in naval operations, including acoustic undersea warfare, special operations, amphibious warfare, and mine warfare. Using tailored lectures, students will examine oceanographic conditions and the ability for naval forces to exploit them in nearshore, coastal and deep ocean settings.


OC3260 or permission of the instructor.


For International METOC Students: OC4267. For International USW Students: EC4450.

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Quarter Offered

  • As Required