Flashcards in 115 GCE Infantry Fundamentals Deck (65)
Mission of the Marine division?
to execute amphibious assault operations and such other operations as may be directed
Primary Mission of HQ Battalion
Exercise command and control, and administration of the Marine division
What does HQ battalion contain?
Division HQ H&S Company
Special Security Communications Team
What does the H&S Company do?
Provide command, administrative and security functions and organic supply for the HQ battalion
What does Recon Company do?
Provides ground recon and surveillance in support of division.
What does Recon Company consist of?
HQ Section and 6 Recon Platoons
What does the MP Company do?
Route recon, evacuation and control of enemy EPW, beach and perimeter defense, area security, crowd control, and investigative services.
What does Communications Company do?
Installs, operates, and maintains comm facilities for Division HQ. Includes Multichannel radio, wire and comm center facilities.
What does Truck Company do?
Provide general support motor transport to MarDiv
Primary mission of Infantry Regiment?
to locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or to repel his assault by fire and close combat.
What does the Infantry Regiment consist of?
HQ Company, Two or More Infantry Battalions (normally three)
The HQ company of the infantry element consists of?
Regimental HQ and Recon Platoon
When combined with other combat support and Combat Service Support units the Regiment forms what?
Regimental Landing Team
What is the basic means of ground mobility of the regiment?
Regimental HQ consists of?
S-1 through S-4, Command, Medical and Chaplain sections
Communications Section of HQ BN consists of?
Platoon HQ, Radio Section, Comm Center, Electronics Maintenance Section and Wire Section
Company HQ has what sections?
Mess, Motor-T, Supply and HQ Sections
What is the Primary mission of the infantry battalion?
to locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or to repel his assault by fire and close combat
What does the infantry battalion consist of?
H&S Company, Weapons Company and Three Rifle Companies
When combined with combat support or CSS units, it forms what?
Battalion Landing Teams
H&S Company for Infantry Battalion consists of?
BLT HQ, Comm PLT, Chaps Sections, SVC PLT, Medical PLT
What does Weapons Company consist of?
Company HQ, Mortar PLT, Anti-armor PLT and Heavy Machine Gun PLT
What does Rifle Company consist of?
Company HQ, Rifle Platoons and Weapons Platoons
What weapon does the fire team leader carry?
M16A4 or M4 Carbine rifle with M203 grenade launcher
The squad automatic rifleman carry?
M249 Squad Automatic Rifle (SAW)
Who usually carries the M4 Carbine?
Squad Leaders, officers and enlisted personnel of PLT HQ.
The weapons platoon has how many machine guns?
6 M240G machine guns
The weapons platoon has how many mortars?
3 M224 60-mm mortars
The weapons platoon has how many assault weapons?
6 MK 153 83-mm shoulder launched multipurpose assault weapons (SMAWs)