Expeditionary Communications: The Navy's Achilles' Heel

Tom, Sergeant Douglas
December 2005
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2005, Vol. 131 Issue 12, p75
Conference Proceeding
This article focuses on various communications training courses for naval expeditionary forces. Most Navy communications training courses focus on shipboard communication. One course is titled "Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System AN/SRC-54 (V) Combined Maintenance." This five-day course is designed specifically for shipboard variants. The Information and Communications Manager Course focuses on the knowledge and skills required to manage all aspects of shipboard communications to ensure operational readiness.


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