Surface Programs

The Surface and Expeditionary Warfare Programs manages training programs, systems, and products to support the training needs for Naval Surface and Expeditionary Warfare weapons, Command and Control, and Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical systems. Surface and Expeditionary Warfare Programs provides support for surface and expeditionary warfare related training provided by the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) and its subordinate commands.

   Student using Conning Officer Virtual Enivornment (COVE)

 The Conning Officer Virtual Environment or COVE ship handling simulator provides state of the art navigation and ship handling training, additionally it can also emulate the various homeports of the United States Navy as well as almost all of the Navy's regular port of calls. 

   Littorial Combat Ship Full Mission Trainer operates using the same software as COVE

 The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) is the United States Navy's newest surface combatant, thus as the Littoral Combat Ship Full Mission Bridge simulator was developed, it uses the same software that COVE does, allowing for the same capabilities however in this case its used in a full-sized simulator that's a replica of the bridge of a LCS.

    Surface Damage Control Trainer simulates what the conditions onboard USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58) after the ship struck an Iranian naval mine

 The Surface Damage Control Trainer is used to train damage control teams using a situation similar to one that happened in real life onboard the guided missile frigate USS Samuel B. Roberts FFG 58 when the ship struck a mine in April of 1988. The trainer as a whole cost 2.5-million dollars and is located at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.