Purpose: The Army Weaponeering Certification (AWC) course educates Fire Support and Targeting personnel in concepts, methods, and tools to determine a munition solution intended to achieve appropriate effects on the target, IAW the tactical and/or joint commanders’ intent.

Scope: AWC is designed to train and certify Fire Support and Targeting personnel to conduct Weaponeering during the planning process. Students will analyze tactical and operational targets, examine available attack assets to develop specific weapon-target pairs, apply appropriate target acquisition devices (consider capabilities and inherent accuracies), validate recommendations using Joint Munitions Effectiveness Manual (JMEM) Weaponeering System (JWS).

Prerequisites: Active Army, Reserve, and National Guard, USMC. 13F (E5 - E9), 131A (W1 - W5), 13A (O2 - O5). Currently serving in a Fires Cell from Company through Corps echelons. SECRET security clearance required and verified in the Defense Information System for Security (DISS) via a visit request.

Special Information: Students who request a seat through ATRRS, and are placed in WAIT status, should contact the Army Weaponeering Certification (AWC) Course POC. A limited number of seats are available in ATRRS; however, non-quota seats may be open. Travel for non-quota students is at the unit's expense

Security Clearance and Access: An active Secret security clearance is required to attend training; all students will have their clearance verified in the Defense Information System for Security (DISS). Security Manager must submit a Visitor Request via Defense Information System for Security (DISS) to SMO Code: W2NTAA6F. The AWC POC for all security issues are can be reached at: Commercial: (580) 442-3394; DSN: (312) 639-3394. Students who are not granted the appropriate access may not attend the class.

Class Location: Resident classes are held in room 213-East, Snow Hall, Building 730 Schimmelpfennig Ave., Fort Sill, OK. Class in-processing is at 0800, Monday, the first day of class. Do not make travel arrangements that require you to leave class prior to 1700 on Friday the last day of the course.

Foreign Disclosure: FD4 - The materials contained in this training event/course have been reviewed by the training/educational developers in coordination with the United States Army Fires Center of Excellence, Security & Intelligence Division, DPTMS/G2, Fort Sill, OK FD authority. Some component(s) of this training event/course is (are) NOT releasable to students from foreign countries. See each TSP subcomponent/product for applicable FD restriction statement.

ATRRS: https://www.atrrs.army.mil/atrrscc/courseInfo.aspx?fy=2023&sch=810&crs=2E-F277%2f250-F67&crstitle=ARMY+WEAPONEERING+CERTIFICATION&phase=

Army Weaponeering Certification Course Contact Info: (580) 442-5839 / 1510