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Joint Targeting School

Mission: To provide doctrinally-based joint targeting education and training in order to prepare Service, Interagency, and Allied personnel for operational-level targeting duties.

Location: The JTS is a Joint Functional School that falls within the Joint Education and Doctrine Directorate of the J7, Joint Force Development of the Joint Staff. Its physical location is at the Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC), Layton Hall (Bldg. 420), Naval Air Station Oceana-Dam Neck Annex.

Courses: JTS teaches four courses, in-residence and as a mobile training team (MTT).

  1. Joint Targeting Staff Course (2 weeks)
  2. Joint Targeting Applications Course (1 week)
  3. Combat Assessment Course (1 week)
  4. Collateral Damage Estimation (CDE) Course (1 week)

JTS Policy Quota and Registration Process Memo

Course Information
FY23 JTS Course Calendar
FY22 JTS Course Calendar
Joint Targeting Staff Course Syllabus
Collateral Damage Estimation Course Syllabus
Combat Assessment Course
Joint Targeting Weaponeering Applications Course
Targeting For Partners Course Syllabus


Student Information and References
JTS Visitor Guide
International Student Information

Course Requests
Mobile Training Team - MTT Request form for Organizations

Reference Material List
CJCSI 3160.01D, No-Strike and the Collateral Damage Estimation Methodology Limited (.mil/.gov only)
CJSCI 3162.02, Methodology for Combat Assessment
CJCSI 3370.01C, Target Development Standards Limited (.mil/.gov only)
CJSCI 3505.01C, Target Coordinate Mensuration Certification and Program Accreditation 
JP 3-60, Joint Targeting (CAC Required)

Contact numbers: For school quotas and MTT requests call DSN 492-0277 or Comm (757) 492-0277.
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