NP-4 / N-4
Naval Aviation Survival Training Program
The first day of training starts at 0730 at the ASTC pool. Bring the medical up-chit, swim trunks, a towel, a pair of long pants (jeans with no holes are best) and a long sleeve button down shirt that can get wet.
The first day swim test includes:
- 25 YD Breast Stroke
- 25 YD Side Stroke
- 60 Sec Tread
- 90 Sec Drown Proof
- 25 YD Underwater Swim (2 additional breaths allowed)
The second day check-in starts at 0715-0730. Participants arriving after 0730 may not be allowed to attend training. Enter the main gate (#2) and turn right at the first traffic light. Take your first left. Swim and physiology training building has an F-14 on a stand in front of it. There will be classroom training in the morning and swimming in the afternoon.
The final swim test includes:
- 10 Minute familiarization swim time with flight gear
- 25 YD Breast or Side stroke (your choice)
- 2 Min Tread or Drown Proof (your choice)
- 15 YD Underwater Swim (no extra breaths allowed)
At the conclusion of the training, please fax a copy of your NATOPS qualification sheet to the Project Specialist Coordinator at DSN 342-3908 or COM (301) 342-3908. Good luck!
Note: Non-DON personnel will be charged approximately $2000.00 for NP-4 training. Contact the NASTP office at (301)342-0723 for more info on how to pay.