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1. What are the 20 safeties?

A. HE, Frag, Move, EMR, Static, Eject, Jet, Fire, WP, VT, WT, CW, CS, BT, Chem, Mag, Seismic/Acoustic, PE/Lucky, Approach, Time on Target

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2. Which placed land mine AT use Magnetic Fuzing?

A. HEAT and blast only if Mag Fuze was added after market.

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3. In 709B what are three green bands?

A. Nerve Agents.

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4. What happens at 60 sec in an M86?

A. Trip wires deploy.

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5. What happens at 25 sec in an M86?

A. Circuit self check.

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6. What happens at 75 sec in an M86?

A. Fully Armed

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7. What happens at 4 hours in an M86?

A. Self-destruct

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8. How wide is an assault footpath?

A. 1 Meter

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9. How wide is an initial/single lane?

A. 4.5 meters

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10. How wide is a double lane?

A. 10 meters.

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11. What does the USSR symbol “bK” mean?

A. HEAT-fin stabilized

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12. How many types of fuzes does a blast grenade have?

A. 1 – striker release

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13. In 709C what is a blue background with white writing?

A. Practice

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14. What are the Mine 5 safeties?

A. HE, Frag, Move, C/S, BT

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15. What type of fuze has an LED Display?

A. Electronic Time (ET)

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16. What are the safeties on a Placed Landmine Apers w/ CMD DET?

A. HE Frag Move CS BT EMR Static

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17. What is the preferred and safest method of disposal of UXO?

A. Blow in Place (BIP)

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18. What is one yellow band in 709A?

A. Smoke

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19. What is the WT for an unknown electrical fuze?

A. 1hr WT

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20. What is the USSR marking “TP”?

A. Thermite

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21. What is the USSR marking “bn”?

A. HEAT spin-stabilized

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22. T/F 18C’s conduct render safe procedures?

A. False, only EOD

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23. In 709B what is BZ and what marking is used?

A. Incapacitating agents – 2 red bands

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24. What is the guided missile 10?

A. HE Frag Move EMR Static Eject Lucky/PE Jet VT 3Hr WT

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25. In USSR bomb markings, what is a green nose band and blue body band?

A. Fragmentation

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26. What are the safeties on an MT fuze?

A. HE Frag Move C/S

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27. What are the safeties on a riot control grenade with a striker release fuze?

A. HE Frag Move C/S 1Hr WT Fire Chem

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28. In 709C what does black writing on a brown band mean?

A. Incendiary

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29. What is one green band in 709A?

A. Gas

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30. What is “PC” in USSR markings?

A. Lewisite

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31q. What is the distance between probes in manual mine detection?

A. 5cm/2in

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32q. What are the safeties for a blast mine with a pressure plate?

A. HE Frag Move C/S BT

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33. What is the name of the safety pin which is held in place in the fuze while the projectile or rocket is in the gun barrel or launching tube?

A. Bore Riding pin

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34. What type of fuze has an interrupter in the explosive train that keeps a projectile from exploding until it clears the muzzle of the weapon?

A. Bore Safe

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35.What are the safeties on a placed, Landmine APERS, directional frag with a command det fuze?

A. HE Frag Move CS BT EMR Static

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36. What are the four methods of detecting a minefield?

A. Encountering a mine, visual detection, manual probing, electronic mine detectors

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37. What are the steps in probing techniques?

A. Check for trip wires, probe at 30 degree angle with a non-metallic probe, every 5cm/2”, 1meter wide lane

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38. Once a mine is located it is either:

A. Marked and bypassed, Detonated in place, pulled out by rope, neutralized and removed.

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39. What are the 3 methods of assault breaching a minefield?

A. Mechanical, Explosive, Manual

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40. What is the number one hazard when dealing with mines?

A. Anti-handling/anti-tamper devices

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41. What is the minimum number of personnel required for UXO ops?

A. Two personnel

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42. What are the basic considerations for UXO?

A. Consider it to be the most hazardous type with the most hazardous features under the most hazardous conditions.

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43. What is the MSD for radios to UXO with the EMR safety?

A. 100 Meters

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44. What major precaution is needed for Static safety?

A. Properly ground before handling electrical components

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45. What is the downrange hazard for copperhead?

A. 5 miles

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46. What is the wait time for pyrotechnic delay?

A. 1Hr WT

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47. What is the WT for projected electrical fuzes?

A. 1Hr WT

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48. What is the WT for guided missiles?

A. 3Hr WT

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49. What is the WT for bomb munitions?

A. 24Hr WT

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50. What is the WT for submunitions and magnetic fuzing?

A. General WT

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51. What is the upwind and downwind hazards for Chemical munitions?

A. Upwind 600 Meters; downwind 2000 Meters

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52. How should UXO be Approached?

A. 45 degree angle from the rear