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Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS) Study Guide

Warfare Specialist

ESWS Study Guide

This study guide provides Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist links to help get you get qualified. After getting approved, you will get the ESWS manual. There are many resources to study for this program but the best resource will be your fellow shipmates who are qualified.

You will be able to view most ESWS topics such as ship, aircraft, and systems online. Understanding the mission of ships, aircraft and systems will be important in your studies. The common core sections consist of ten sections including Naval Heritage, U.S. Navy Organization, Shipboard Organization and Admin, Supply Organization, Deck, Operations, Combat Systems, Engineering, Hazardous Material/Hazardous Waste, and Pollution Control Fundamentals.

If you have any questions or comments you can post them in the training section of this website's forum. After you have completed your qualifications, you want to make sure it is properly entered into your records.

OPNAV Instruction 1414.9B governs the warfare qualification program overall and MILPERSMAN 1220-050 provides guidance on the ESWS program specifically. Naval Surface Forces (COMNAVSURFOR) is the warfare sponsor for this program (links are provided below.)

If you are aware of additional resources for this program please contact me with the link


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