NAVSEA 4 Day Cable Handling/Forming (On-Site)

This course is designed to support personnel that are responsible for installing conventional and BOF fiber optic cabling aboard US Naval Ships. The 3.5-day, 28-hour course includes the Core, Cable Handling and Forming modules.

4 Days


• Core Module
The Core module is foundational material and is a pre-requisite requirement for all other modules.

This curriculum shall include the following topics:
A. Introduction to and history of Navy Shipboard Fiber Optics
B. Visual inspection of Fiber Optic components
C. Information regarding Qualified Products List (QPL) Components
D. Information regarding the Navy Recommended Fiber Optic Component Parts List
E. Information regarding the Navy Fiber Optic website
F. Adherence to all applicable references in Section 2 of NAVSEA Drawing 8477552
G. Safety requirements when handling fiber
H. Adherence to MIL-STD-2042C, MIL-STD-2052, MIL-HDBK-2051 and Policy Letters relating to fiber optic system design

• Cable Handling, Penetration and Repair Modification module
The Cable Handling, Penetration and Repair/Modification module is intended to train personnel on how to properly handle, penetrate, repair, and modify fiber optic cables in a Navy shipboard environment.

This curriculum shall include the following topics:
A. Conventional and BOF Cable Handling
B. Conventional and BOF Cable Penetration
    i.   Nylon Stuffing Tubes
    ii.  Metal Stuffing Tubes
    iii. Multiple Cable Penetrators (MCP’s)
C. Conventional and BOF Cable Jacket Repair
D. BOF Cable Splicing
E. BOF Cable Furcation

The curriculum for this module shall adhere to:
a. MIL-STD-2042C Part 1, Methods 1B1, 1C1, 1C2, 1D1
b. MIL-STD-2042C Part 2, Methods 2A1, 2B1, 2B2, 2B3, 2G1, 2H1, 2H2, 2H3
c. MIL-STD-2042C Part 3, Methods 3A1, 3B1
d. NSWCDD Fiber Optic Engineering Report, 13 October 2006, Subj: Tube Routing Box (TRB) and Fiber Optic Inter-Connection Box (FOICB) Density Evaluation Laboratory Test Summary
e. Policy letters relating to fiber optic system design