Flashcards in Section 115 Infantry Deck (44):
A MARDIV contains approx how many personnel.
The MARDIV must be able to provide what capability to an amphib task force? (ATF)
Ground amphib forcible entry
How does the division commander fight?
Using combined arms tactics, tailors the force to the demands of each mission
What is The primary mission of HQ battalion in a MARDIV ?
Exercise C/C and administration
What does the HQ MARDIV company consist of?
Comm and truck company
What does MARDIV HQ company provide?
Command, admin, security, supply
What does MARDIV recon company provide?
Ground recon and surveillance in support of the division
What does MARDIV company MP provide?
Evac and control of EPW
Breach and perimeter defense
Crowd control and investigation
What does MARDIV comm companies provide?
Installs, operates and maintains comm facilities
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.
What does an infantry regiment consist of?
HQ and two or more infantry battalions
How many personnel does a regiment consist of?
What does an infantry battalion consist of?
H&S, weapons and 3 rifle companies
When does a battalion Form a BLT?
When combined with support and CSS units
The weapons plt has how many mortars?
3, M224 60mm mortars
What does the squad automatic rifleman carry?
The weapons PLT has how many machine guns?
E weapons PLT has how many SMAWS?
6, 83mm M153
The weapons company has how many mortars?
8, M252 81mm
The weapons company has how many anti armor dragons?
12 M47 Dragons
The weapons company TOW section has how many TOWs?
The weapons company machine gun section has how many machine guns?
6 M2 .50cals
6 MK19 40mm
The rifle squad consists of how many rifle teams?
What is the squad leader responsible for?
Appearance, discipline, training, and welfare
What is the fire team leader responsible for?
Fire discipline and control of his fire team and economical use of weapons and equipment
Every rifleman is trained as a what?
What should be examined before selecting a firing position?
Assigned sectors of fire
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
State the three fighting positions
Primary, secondary, alternate
Supplementary fighting positions are prepared to guard against what?
Attack from directions other than those from which the main attack is expected
When available how should movement to a secondary position be done?
When cover and concealed
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
What are FPF (final protective fires)?
Final attempt to stop the enemy before he reaches the Plts battle position
What is a check point?
A predetermined spot on the ground plotted along patrol routes so parent unit can track progress
What is a rally point?
Easily identifiable point on the ground where patrols can reassemble and reorganize
What are three types of rally points?
How many meters from the enemy should you conduct counter ambush drills?
How many types of patrols are used by a rifle squad?
What is he purpose of raid patrols?
To destroy or capture enemy personnel or equipment, destroy installations, free POWs
What is the purpose of contact patrols?
Perform limited obj missions
What is the purpose of economy of force patrols?
Perform listed obj missions
What is the purpose of ambush patrols?
Conduct ambushes on enemy patrols
What is the purpose of security patrols?
Detect infiltration by the enemy, kill or capture infiltrators, and protect against ambushes