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The 6 elements of call for fire?

1. Call sign, Observer ID
2. Warning Order
3. Target location
4. Target Description
5. Method of Engagement
6. Method of Fire/Control

1

How many transmissions Immediate Suppression fire mission?

1

2

Which elements of call for fire in first, second, third transmissions to the FDC?

1st Call Sign, Observer ID, Warno
2nd Target Location
3rd Target Description, Method of Engagement, Method of Fire/Control

3

2 times you can send direction for a Grid Mission?

1. 4th transmission
2. Before 1st correction

4

Minimum Range/deviation for ILLUM fire missions?

200 m

5

Minimum HOB correction for ILLUM fire missions?

50m

6

The 6 methods of engagement?

1. Type of Adjustment
2. Danger Close
3. Mark
4. Trajectory
5. Ammunition
6. Distribution

7

The 2 types of adjustment?

1. Precision
2. Area

8

Fires are Danger Close of they impact within _____m or less of friendlies.

600

9

The 2 types of Marking (Method of engagement)?

1. Mark center Vector
2. Mark Targets for CAS

10

What are the 2 types of Trajectory?

1. Low Angle of Fire
2. High Angle of Fire

11

main types of Artillery Ammunition?

1. VT/PROX
2. Delay
3. ILLUM
4. WP
5. Smoke
6. HE

12

The 4 types of Distribution?

1. Converge Sheaf
2. Open Sheaf
3. Length/Width
4. Attitude

13

16 Methods of Control?

1. Fire when Ready
2. At My Command
3. Cannot Observe
4. Time on Target
5. Time to Target
6. Coordinated Illumination
7. Continuous Illumination
8. Cease Loading
9. Check Fire
10. Continuous Fire
11. Repeat
12. Request Splash
13. Do Not Load
14. Duration
15. Followed By
16. Section Left/Right (depending on wind direction)

14

Who is responsible for announcing that Angle-T is in effect?

FDC

15

What is Angle T?

The angular deviation measurement between the OT direction and the GT direction

16

When is Angle T in effect?

When angle is between 0500-2700 mils (but no greater that 3200 mils).

17

What are the 8 types of Warnos?

1. Adjust Fire Polar
2. Adjust Fire Shift
3. Adjust Fire Grid
4. Fire For Effect
5. Immediate Suppression
6. Immediate Smoke
7. Coordinated Illumination
8. Continuous Illumination

18

What do you send FDC in 2nd transmission for Polar Fire Mission?

Direction to nearest 10 mils

Distance to nearest 100 m

Difference in btwn your altitude and the targets to nearest 5 m (if diff is 35 m or more)

19

What do you send up to FDC in 2nd transmission for Shift Fire Mission?

Direction of target to nearest 10 mils

Lateral shift to nearest 10 m

Diff in range from KP to Target to nearest 100 m

Altitude difference btwn KP and target to nearest 5 m (if 35 m or more)

20

What is primary responsibility of FO?

To locate, call for, and adjust indirect fire

21

What are some secondary responsibilities of FO?

1. Know Terrain
2. Maintain Surveillance
3. Know Tactical Situation
4. Know Enemy Situation
5. Use of Commo
6. Effectively Maintain Security of FO Party at All Times
7. Report Intel as Discovered

22

What are someone the aids used by FO?

Maps
Aerial photography
Observed Fire Fans
Terrain Sketches w/ Visibility Diagrams
Protractor
Compass
GTA Cards
LTLM
Vector 21

23

For hand measurement of deviation,
A. 1 finger = ____mils
B. 2 fingers = ____ mils
C. 3 fingers = ____ mils
D. 4 fingers = ____ mils
E. Fist = ____ mils
F. Spread Hand = ____ mils

A. 30
B. 70
C. 100
D. 125
E. 180
F. 300

24

Direction is sent to the nearest ___ mils.

10

25

Range is expressed to the nearest ___ m.

100

26

Minimum vertical shift is ___ m.

35

27

Vertical shift is expressed as ___ or ____.

Up, Down

28

Vertical shift is measured in ___ m intervals.

5

29

What does RALS stand for?

Right
Add
Left
Subtract