Ammo-38 Guided Missiles and Large Rockets (4E-F66/645-F50)

You will receive your Individualized Student Assessment Plan (ISAP) information upon arrival to this class.

Description: This course provides certification for personnel enrolled in Career Program (CP) 20, Quality Assurance Specialist (Ammunition Surveillance) and CP 33, Ammunition Management Intern Programs IAW AR 690-950, Career Management, and AR 385-10, Army Safety Program.

AMMO-38 provides personnel in CP-20 and CP-33 detailed technical information pertaining to military guided missiles and large rockets. Course content includes a comprehensive review of regulations governing missiles and rockets to include but not limited to model designation of military missiles, design concepts and individual Army missiles and rocket publications. Course materials include emphasis on surveillance procedures of nine Army systems; test procedures required, humidity and desiccant monitoring and exchange, individual system characteristics, authorized maintenance, storage, physical security and associated documentation. Students successfully completing the course will have a thorough understanding of Army guided missile and large rockets and associated surveillance program.

Length: 2 weeks

Audience: Attendees should be personnel in CP-20 or CP-33 career programs.

Prerequisites: Ammunition Interns should have completed AMMO-76, Introduction to Ammunition and the AMMO-77 Series course for various ammunition items. Other students should have completed AMMO-45, Introduction to Ammunition.

Security Clearance: None required. NOTE: This course is rated FD3 and is not available to International Military Students.

Course Topics:

  1. Publications and Terms
  2. Basic Missiles and Rockets
  3. Guided Missile and Large Rocket Surveillance, Safety and Maintenance
  4. Stinger Missile System
  5. MLRS and GMLRS
  6. Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS)
  7. Javelin Missile System
  8. Tube-launched, Optically-tracked, Wire-guided (TOW) Missile System
  9. Hellfire Missile System
  10. Patriot Missile System
  11. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)
  12. Hands-on Lab for Guided Missiles and Large Rockets


The IACET Standard: DAC has been approved by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) as an Authorized Provider of Continuing Education Units (CEUs).  In obtaining this accreditation, the Defense Ammunition Center has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. The DAC awards 7.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) on the course certificate for successful completion of this course.