Flashcards in 116 GCE infantry fundamentals Deck (49)
What is the mission of the Marine Division?
To execute amphibious assault operations and such other operations as may be directed.
The Marine division must be able to provide the ground amphibious forcible -entry capability to an amphibious task force (ATF) and conduct subsequent land operations in any operational environment. The division commander fights by using combined-arms tactics and tailors the force to the demands of each mission
What is the primary mission of the Headquarters Battalion?
to execute command, control and administration of the Marine Division
What is contained in headquarters battalion?
Division headquarters with an H&S company
Special security communications team
militarily police company
What is does the military police company provide?
Evacuation and control of enemy prisoners of war
Beach and perimeter defense
What does the communications company provide?
installs, operates and maintains communications facilities for the division HQ
including multichannel radio, wire and communications center facilities
What is the primary mission of the infantry regiment?
To locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or to repel his assault be fire and close combat
What does the infantry regiment consist of?
tow or more infantry battalions (normally three)
Within an infantry regiment, what dow the headquarter company usually contain?
a reconnaissance platoon
What is the basic means of ground mobility for the infantry regiment?
by foot, supplemented by small, lightweight vehicles for transportation of electonic equipment, weapons, and limited amounts of ammunition and supplies
What is the 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?
three riffle companies
What is formed when an infantry battalion is combined with combat support and other CSS units?
Battalion landing team (BLT)
Within a rifle company, what does the fire team leader carry?
M16A2 and a M203 grenade launcher
Whin a rifle company, what does the squad automatic rifleman carry?
M249 Squad automatic weapon
Within the rifle company, How many M240G machine guns are there in the weapons platoon?
Within the rifle company, how many M224 60mm mortars are in the weapons platoon?
Within the weapons platoon, how many MK153 83mm shoulder launched multipurpose assault weapons (SMAWs) are there?
How many M252 81mm mortars does the weapons company mortar platoon have?
How many 12 M47 Dragons does the antiarmor platoon have?
How many TOWs in the TOW section?
How many M2 50. cal's does the heavy machine guns platoon have?
How many MK-19 does the heavy machine guns platoon have?
What does a rifel squad consit of ?
Three fire teams, each of which is built around an automatic weapon and controlled by a fire team leader
Who serves as the assistant squad leader in a squad?
The most senior fire team leader
What fighting postion is the best avaliable postion from which the assigened secotr of fire can be covered?
Primary fighting position
What type of fighting postion is not normally assigned to individuals or units within the paltton and are ussed primarly by crew-served weapons?
Aletenate fighting positions
What fighting position is located so that a crew serviced weapon can continue to accomplish the original mission when the primary position becomes untenable or unsuited for carrying out that mission?
Alternate fighting position
What type of fighting position is is prepared to guard against attack from directions other than those from which the main attack is expected?
Supplementary fighting position
What is the final attempt to stop the enemies attack?
final protective fires
What is an easily identifiable point on the ground, designated by the patrol leader, where the patrol can reassemble/reorganize if it becomes dispersed?
a rally point
What is predetermined point on the ground used as a means of controlling movement?
a check point
What are the different types of rally points?
What kind of rally point is within the friendly area and is a place where the patrol can reassemble if it becomes dispersed?
What type of rally points are selected along the patrols route to the objective and from the objective back to friendly lines/area?
What type of rally point is the nearest the objective at which the patrol reassembles after the mission is accomplished?
What type of rally point may be located short of, to a flank, or beyond the objective, and may also be used as the final preparation point?
What is considered a near ambush?
within 50 meters
What is considered a far ambush?
beyond 50 meters
In a near ambush, what should men that are not in the killing zone do?
maneuver against the ambush force
In a near ambush, what should men in the killing zone do?
immediately assault the enemy's position, not waiting for orders
Fire weapons at the maximum rate
Yell as loudly as possible
Anything to kill as many enemy's as they can
In a far ambush, what should men in the killing zone do?
immediately return fire, take best available cover, and continue firing
What are the 5 types of combat patrols?
Economy of force patrols
What type of combat patrol is performed to destroy or capture enemy personnel or equipment, destroy installations?
What type of patrol is performed to free friendly forces who have been captured?
What type of patrol is conducted to establish and/or maintain contact with friendly or enemy forces?
What type of patrols perform limited objectives missions such as seizing and holding key terrain to allow maximum forces to be used elsewhere?
Economy of force patrols
What type of patrol is used to conduct ambushes of enemy patrols, carrying parties, foot columns, and convoys?
What type of patrol is conducted to detect infiltration by the enemy?