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