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1

What are the seven common denominators of a base camp

● Inner perimeter
● Inner barrier
● Outer primeter
● Outer barrier
● Administrative area
● Access road
● Surrounding area-a

2

What surrounds the inner perimeter of a camp

protective wall or berm

3

What are the characteristics of the Inner Barrier

● Is the obstacle zone surrounding the Inner Perimeter.
● Has two or more barbed wire entanglements in depth w/intervals between them.
● Mustbewideenoughtopreventenemyfrom getting within grenade throwing range.
● Has personnel passage opening
● Access road for vehicles to enter the inner perimeter.

4

Where are the majority of the camp reaction force and
weapons located

Outer Perimeter

5

What is the central defensive position of a camp

Outer Perimeter

6

Where is the the Administrative Area located relative to the camp? Why is it positioned here?

Adjacent to the camp between the outer barrier and the HLZ/Airfield.
This area permits the camp to offer medical and administrative services to the local population while at the same time not allowing them access to the camp.

7

Which road breaches all barriers and perimeters of the camp.

Access road

8

What is the primary role of the TACFAC

support special operations (SO) and function as a tactical and operational base.

9

What is the secondary role of the TACFAC

To be an administration center that develops, nurtures, and maintains liaison with local host-nation (HN) representatives of the military, civilian, and religious leadership.

10

What are the 3 phases of TACFAC development

– initial
– temporary
– permanent