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.