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03/20/2010

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WHAT IS THE M224 60MM SECTION ORGANIZATION
Definition
3 TUBES
10 MARINES
3 SQUADS
Term
WHAT ARE THE CAPABILITIES OF THE M252 81MM MORTAR
Definition
4500M TO 5700M MAX EFFECTIVE RANGE
ECR 35M
ILLUM 500M 60 SEC
RAPID RATES OF FIRE 35 EVERY 2 MIN
SUSTAINED RATE IS 15/MIN
FPF PER SECT 140 X 35
PLATOON 280 X 35
Term
WHAT ARE THE CAPABILITIES OF THE M224 60MM MORTAR
Definition
3500M MAX EFFECTIVE RANGE
3200 FOR ILLUM
ECR 30M
RAPID RATE 30/MIN
SUSTAINED 20/MIN
ILLUM 500M 30 SEC
FPF 30M X 90M
Term
WHAT IS THE M252 81MM PLATOON ORGANIZATION
Definition
2 SECTIONS; 4 SQDS PER SECTION; SQDS PER COMPANY; 1 TUBE PER SQD
Term
WHAT ARE THE FOUR TYPES OF SHELLS FOR MORTARS
Definition
HE (HIGH EXPLOSIVE)
wp (WHITE PHOSPHOROUS)
RP (RED PHOSPHOROUS 81MM ONLY)
ILLUMINATION
Term
WHAT ARE THE FOUR TYPES OF MORTAR FUZES
Definition
POINT DETONATING (QUICK OR PD)
DELAY (NOT EFFECTIVE AGAINST HAEVY ARMOR)
PROXIMITY/ NEAR SURFACE BURST (EFFECTIVE AGAINST NO OVERHEAD COVER LIGT SKINNED VICS)
TIME
Term
WHAT ARE THE MORTAR CAPABILITIES
Definition
HIGH VOLUME OF FIRE
HIGHLY RESPONSIVE ASSET
LIGHT, MOBILE, AND FLEXIBLE
FIRES FROM AND INTO DEFILADE
CO's HIP POCKET ARTILLERY
Term
WHAT ARE THE MORTAR LIMITATIONS
Definition
LONG TIME OF FLIGHT
AMMUNITION CONSUMPTION
MULTIPLE DISPLACEMENTS
Term
WHAT IS THE MISSION OF MARINE ARTILLERY
Definition
DESTROY, NEUTRALIZE, SUPPRESS THE ENEMY BY CANNON, ROCKET, AND MISSILE FIRE AND TO INTEGRATE ALL FIRE SUPPORT ASSETS INTO COMBINED ARMS OPERATION
Term
WHAT IS THE ARTILLERY BN T/E
Definition
1 HOWITZER PER SECTION
6 HOWITZER SECTIONS PER BATTERY
3 BATTERIES PER BATTALION
18 HOWITZERS PER BATTALION
Term
WHAT ARE ARE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE HOWITZER
Definition
RANGE 18,100M
30,100M W/ RAP
MAX RATE OF FIRE
4 RDS PER MINUTE FOR 1ST THREE MINUTES
SUSTAINED RATE 2 RDS/MIN
MAX RATE FOR M777 5 RDS/MIN
Term
WHAT ARE THE 8 DIFFERENT SHELLS
Definition
HE
HIGH EXPLOSIVE/RAP
WP
M825 FELT WEDGE WP
ILLUM
CANNON LAUNCHED GUIDED PROJECTILE (CLGP)
IMPROVED CONVENTIONAL MUNITIONS (ICM)
FAMILY OF SCATTERABLE MINES (FASCAM)
Term
WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF OF ARTILLERY FUZES
Definition
POINT DETONATING
DELAY
VARIABLE TIME
TIME
Term
ARTILLERY ORGANIZATION
Definition
THE OBSERVER "EYES"
THE FDC "BRAIN"
THE HOWITZER SECTION "MUSCLE"
Term
ARTILLERY CAPABILITIES
Definition
MANEUVERING FIRE
MASSING FIRES
SURPRISE FIRES
ALL WEATHER CAPABILITY
FIRES FROM AND INTO THE DEFILADE
RAPID DISPLACEMENT
Term
WHAT ARE THE ARTILLERY LIMITATIONS
Definition
REDUCED EFFECTIVENESS
POOR TERRAIN
CLOSE COMBAT
AIR ATTACK
AMMO/LOGISTICS BURDEN
- INABILITY TO SUPPORT INITIAL PHASE OF AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT
COMMUNICATION
COUNTER BATTERY RADAR
Term
NAVAL SURFACE FIRE SUPPORT CAPABILITIES WITH THE MK-45
Definition
MIN RANGE 910M
MAX RANGE 23,000M
MAX RATE OF FIRE 40 RDS/MIN
SUTAINED 20 RDS/MIN
Term
WHAT ARE THE NAVAL SURFACE FIRE SUPPORT CAPABILITIES
Definition
MOBILITY
ACCURACY
VARIETY OF AMMUNITION
HIGH INITIAL VELOCITY
NARROW ACCURATE DEFLECTION PATTERN
HIGH RATE OF FIRE
Term
WHAT ARE THE NSFS LIMITATIONS
Definition
EFFECTS OF HYDROGRAPHY
FIXING THE SHIP'S POSITION
EFFECTS OF WEATHER AND VISIBILITY
CHANGING THE GTL
LONG RANGE PATTERN
FLAT TRAJECTORY
MAGAZINE CAPACITY IS LIMITED
COMMUNICATIONS
Term
WHAT ARE THE FOUR GENERAL CATEGORIES OF ORDNANCE
Definition
BOMBS
MISSILES
ROCKETS
GUNS
Term
THE TYPE OF AVIATION ORD WEAPONS DEPENDS ON
Definition
MISSION
METHOD OF DELIVERY
DESIRED RESULTS
Term
WHAT ARE EXPLOIT CAPABILITIES OF MARINE AVIATION
Definition
HEAT (FLAME & OR TEMPERATURE)
BLAST (CONCUSSION)
FRAGMENTATION (PROJECTILE)
Term
WHAT ARE THE THREE FUNCTIONS OF FUZES
Definition
DELAY
INSTANTANEOUS
PROXIMITY