2021-2022 Catalog 
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2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSCI 230 - Northern Warfare

1 hour
A two week course conducted in Alaska. Provides training in cold weather survival and small unit tactics. This course trains squad and platoon level leaders in the knowledge/skills required to successfully conduct small unit operations in a cold, snow-covered environment. Emphasis is placed on the effects of cold on personnel and material, use of basic cold weather clothing and equipment, winter field craft, snowshoe/ski techniques, and winter/cold regions navigation and route planning. Attendees will receive comprehensive instruction/training materials enabling them to implement basic cold weather and ski training programs within their units. Cold weather risk management procedures are stressed throughout the course. Grading is pass/fail. Prerequisite(s): successful completion of MSCI 221  and MSCI 222  and approval of the Department of Military Science. UG