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1

A MARDIV contains approx how many personnel.

17000

2

The MARDIV must be able to provide what capability to an amphib task force? (ATF)

Ground amphib forcible entry

3

How does the division commander fight?

Using combined arms tactics, tailors the force to the demands of each mission

4

What is The primary mission of HQ battalion in a MARDIV ?

Exercise C/C and administration

5

What does the HQ MARDIV company consist of?

H&S
Recon
MPs
Comm and truck company
Division
Band

6

What does MARDIV HQ company provide?

Command, admin, security, supply

7

What does MARDIV recon company provide?

Ground recon and surveillance in support of the division

8

What does MARDIV company MP provide?

Route recon
Evac and control of EPW
Breach and perimeter defense
Area security
Crowd control and investigation

9

What does MARDIV comm companies provide?

Installs, operates and maintains comm facilities

10

What is the mission of an infantry, regiment, battalion, company, platoon, squad?

To locate close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or to repel his assault by fire and close combat.

11

What does an infantry regiment consist of?

HQ and two or more infantry battalions

12

How many personnel does a regiment consist of?

3400

13

What does an infantry battalion consist of?

H&S, weapons and 3 rifle companies

14

When does a battalion Form a BLT?

When combined with support and CSS units

15

The weapons plt has how many mortars?

3, M224 60mm mortars

16

What does the squad automatic rifleman carry?

M249 SAW

17

The weapons PLT has how many machine guns?

6

18

E weapons PLT has how many SMAWS?

6, 83mm M153

19

The weapons company has how many mortars?

8, M252 81mm

20

The weapons company has how many anti armor dragons?

12 M47 Dragons

21

The weapons company TOW section has how many TOWs?

8

22

The weapons company machine gun section has how many machine guns?

6 M2 .50cals
6 MK19 40mm

23

The rifle squad consists of how many rifle teams?

3

24

What is the squad leader responsible for?

Appearance, discipline, training, and welfare

25

What is the fire team leader responsible for?

Fire discipline and control of his fire team and economical use of weapons and equipment

26

Every rifleman is trained as a what?

Scout

27

What should be examined before selecting a firing position?

Assigned sectors of fire

28

What should a fighting position offer?

Good fields of fire
Max use of cover and concealment
Facilitate exercise of fire and control by unit leader

29

State the three fighting positions

Primary, secondary, alternate

30

Supplementary fighting positions are prepared to guard against what?

Attack from directions other than those from which the main attack is expected

31

When available how should movement to a secondary position be done?

When cover and concealed

32

What 8 guidelines should be observed when clearing fields of fire?

-Avoid excessive clearing
-Clear forward to limits of effective fire
-Leave a thin layer of foliage
-Remove light branches from wooded areas
-In heavy woods, remove undergrowth in a thin line for automatic weapons
-Demolish walls forward
-Move and cut brush to your advantage
-Ensure fields of fire are open for a M203

33

What are FPF (final protective fires)?

Final attempt to stop the enemy before he reaches the Plts battle position

34

What is a check point?

A predetermined spot on the ground plotted along patrol routes so parent unit can track progress

35

What is a rally point?

Easily identifiable point on the ground where patrols can reassemble and reorganize

36

What are three types of rally points?

Initial
En route
Objective

37

How many meters from the enemy should you conduct counter ambush drills?

50m

38

How many types of patrols are used by a rifle squad?

5
RACES

39

What is he purpose of raid patrols?

To destroy or capture enemy personnel or equipment, destroy installations, free POWs

40

What is the purpose of contact patrols?

Perform limited obj missions

41

What is the purpose of economy of force patrols?

Perform listed obj missions

42

What is the purpose of ambush patrols?

Conduct ambushes on enemy patrols

43

What is the purpose of security patrols?

Detect infiltration by the enemy, kill or capture infiltrators, and protect against ambushes

44

What is the mission of the marine division?

To execute amphibious assault operations and such other operations as may be directed