Flashcards in 110 Tactical Measures Fundamentals Deck (59)
How do you avoid all unnecessary movement?
Exposé nothing that reflects light
Blend with the background
Remain in the shade
Avoid the skyline
Distort or change the regular outline of objects
Search field of view using the off-center vision method
Looking 6-10 degrees above, below, or to either side of the object rather than directly at it.
Search field of view using the scanning method
Looking from right to left or left to right using a slow, regular scanning movement.
Is the scanning method effective at night?
Search field of view using the strip method
Look first at the ground nearest you. Begin observing close to your post and search a narrow strip 50 meters or less deep, going from right to left, parallel to your front.
How do you preserve night vision?
-One eye opened and the other closed
How do you enhance hearing?
Open your mouth
Hold ear to the ground
What does SALUTE stand for?
S- Size and/or strength
A- Activity or actions
L- Location and direction of movement
U- Unit Identification
T- Time of observation
E- Equipment and weapons
What's SMEAC stand for?
A- Admin & Logistics
C- Command & signal
What's info in the S in SMEAC contain?
Attachment and Detachments
What's info in the M in SMEAC contain?
Mission aka the objective
What's info in the E in SMEAC contain?
Time of assembly in the assembly area
Estimate time of patrol debriefing upon return
Location of departure and re-entry of friendly lines
Details on formations and order of movement
What's info in the A in SMEAC contain?
Info regarding rations and ammo
Location of distribution point
What's info in the C in SMEAC contain?
Location of Patrol Leader
Location of assistant patrol leader
Location of subordinate leaders
Radio call signs and frequencies
Password and countersign
Define the acronym SAFE
A- Automatic Weapons
F- Field of Fire
At least how many feet deep does the fire step need to be?
How wide should the one man fighting hole be?
Wide enough to accommodate the shoulders of a man sitting on the fire step.
What does the two man fighting hold consist of?
Two adjacent one-man fighting holes.
Approximately how high and thick should the parapet be on the two man fighting hole?
3 ft thick and 1/2 foot high
Advantages of a two-man fighting position
It allows continuous observation, mutual assistance and reassurance and the redistribution of ammunition between the occupants.
Disadvantages of two-man fighting position
Less protection against a tank crossing along the long axis, as well as less protection against strafing, bombing, and shell fragments.
What does APLS stand for?
Armor Protection Level System
What are the Armor Protection Levels?
APL0 to APL3
No body armor worn
Vest/PC with Soft Armor Only
Vest/PC with front and back hard armor plates
Vest/PC with Front, Back, and Side hard armor plates
Yourself, your equipment, and your position from looking like what they really are. You can also use both natural and man made materials.
Anything that gives protection from bullets, fragments of exploding rounds, flame, nuclear effects and biological and chemical agents. Can be natural or man made.