# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

FiST CERT
Skill level 2
56
Military
Professional
02/03/2017

Term
 When computing lateral shift for a shift from a known point mission, at what point should the observer consider using another method of target location?
Definition
 • When a shift of 600 mils or greater is required
Term
 List one reason the observer may include the word MARK in the Method of Engagement.
Definition
 • Orient himself• Indicate targets to ground troops• Indicate targets to close air support aircraft
Term
 Explain the difference between FUZE TIME and FUSE PROXIMITY.
Definition
 • Time must be mechanically adjusted at the gun line• Proximity does not have to be adjusted
Term
 Define angle T and explain the actions taken by an observer if it is 500 mils or greater.
Definition
 • Angle T is the intersection of the gun-target line and the observer-target line with the vertex formed at the target• The observer should consider cutting his corrections
Term
 Define angle T and explain the actions taken by an observer if it is 500 mils or greater.
Definition
 • Angle T is the intersection of the gun-target line and the observer-target line with the vertex formed at the target• The observer should consider cutting his corrections
Term
 If the observer wishes to 1) Make a range correction, 2) Change the method of fire, 3) Include danger close, & 4) Send OT direction, what order would he transmit his correction IAW the sequence of subsequent corrections?
Definition
 • OT direction• Danger close• Method of fire• Range correction
Term
 Maximum rate of fire for a M119A2 is _____ rounds per minute for ______ minutes.
Definition
 • 8• 3
Term
 What is the maximum rate of fire, in rounds per minute, for the first 4 minutes for the M224 60mm mortar?
Definition
 • 30 rounds per minute
Term
 What is the maximum range of a 60mm mortar in the hand-held mode?
Definition
 • 1340 meters
Term
 What are the elements of the acronym S-A-L-U-T-E?
Definition
 • Size• Activity• Location• Unit/Uniform• Time• Equipment
Term
 When possible this report would be completed on a DA FORM 2185-R?
Definition
 • Shell Report
Term
 When possible this report would be completed on a DA FORM 2185-R?
Definition
 • Shell Report
Term
 With the AN/PRC-119 radio set on high power, what is the maximum range the operator can expect to communicate with voice (KM)?
Definition
 • 10km
Term
 With the AN/PRC-119 radio set on high power, what is the maximum range the operator can expect to communicate with voice (KM)?
Definition
 • 10km
Term
 Explain the major difference between the manual adjustment and center grid BCS adjust method of Final Protective Fire adjustment.
Definition
 • Manual—all guns will be adjusted to a specific point on the FPF line• BCS—only the base piece will be adjusted to the center of the FPF line
Term
 Who designates the location of an FPF?
Definition
 • Maneuver commander
Term
 What is the purpose of an auxiliary adjusting point?
Definition
 • Deceive the enemy as to the real purpose of the adjustment
Term
 What is the purpose of an auxiliary adjusting point?
Definition
 • Deceive the enemy as to the real purpose of the adjustment
Term
 Name 3 of the 4 methods of engaging a large or irregularly shaped target.
Definition
 • Center grid, length, width, attitude• Grid-to-grid• Grid-to-grid-to-grid• Center grid with radius
Term
 Name 3 of the 4 methods of engaging a large or irregularly shaped target.
Definition
 • Center grid, length, width, attitude• Grid-to-grid• Grid-to-grid-to-grid• Center grid with radius
Term
 What measure should an observer take when adjusting an FPF to minimize the hazard to friendly troops?
Definition
Term
 Which is faster at building a smoke screen 105mm WP or 105mm smoke?
Definition
 • WP
Term
 Why should ICM not be fired into forests, mountainous areas, or rocky uneven terrain?
Definition
 • Increases the dud rate
Term
 What is a series of targets?
Definition
 • Two or more targets that will be attacked in a specific sequence
Term
 What is a series of targets?
Definition
 • Two or more targets that will be attacked in a specific sequence
Term
 . T or F a group of targets can be fired as part of a series?
Definition
 • True
Term
 What are the 2 exceptions when fires may be delivered into a No-Fire Area?
Definition
 • On a case-by-case basis when approved by establishing HQ• When receiving fire from the NFA, you may return fire with only the amount of force necessary to subdue the enemy and continue the mission
Term
 T of F Boundaries are both permissive and restrictive.
Definition
 • True
Term
 Which basic control measure is used by commanders to designate a geographical area for which a particular unit has tactical responsibility?
Definition
 • Boundary
Term
 Which basic control measure is used by commanders to designate a geographical area for which a particular unit has tactical responsibility?
Definition
 • Boundary
Term
 What are the three control measures for CAS?
Definition
 • Initial point (IP)• Contact point (CP)• Pull-up point (PUP)
Term
 What are the two types of CAS requests?
Definition
 • Immediate• Preplanned
Term
 Name four of the six capabilities of Naval Gunfire?
Definition
 • Ammunition variety• Muzzle velocity• Rates of fire• Dispersion pattern• Mobility• Fire control equipment
Term
 Name four of the eight limitations of Naval Gunfire?
Definition
 • Range probable error• Changing gun-target line• Communications• Hydrography• Fixing of ship position• Weather and visibility• Enemy action• Magazine capacity
Term
 What are the two types of precision missions?
Definition
 • Registration• Destruction
Term
 In a mortar registration, the goal is to attain_____ rounds over and ____-rounds short along the OT line with the same data fired or data 50 meters apart.
Definition
 • 1• 1
Term
 What is the lateral spread between rounds in meters when adjusting the sheaf for 81mm mortars?
Definition
 • 40
Term
 The most accurate way of marking a target is?
Definition
 • Laser
Term
 What are the two types of CAS requests?
Definition
 • Immediate• Preplanned
Term
 What measure should an observer take when adjusting an FPF to minimize the hazard to friendly troops?
Definition
 • Announce Danger Close and request fuze Delay
Term
 T or F a group of targets can be fired as a series?
Definition
 • True
Term
 What is a series of targets?
Definition
 • Two or more targets that are attacked in a specific order
Term
 The unit boundary is the basic control measure used by commanders to designate the geographical area for which a particular unit is tactically responsible. Is this a permissive or restrictive measure?
Definition
 Both
Term
 What ships are used in direct support?
Definition
 • Frigate• Destroyer
Term
 T or F the ship will assign the initial target number?
Definition
 • False
Term
 What are the two mandatory read backs in a JFO Target brief?
Definition
 Target elevation, Target location
Term
 What are the methods for determining direction on a high angle shell crater?
Definition
 Main axis, splinter groove, fuze funnel
Term
 The term CLEARED HOT means that “you are cleared to pass ordnance for release to the JTAC on this pass” TRUE/ FALSE
Definition
 False
Term
 FPF’s are fired at what specified rate of fire
Definition
 Max rate of fire until firing unit is requested to stop, or all rounds are exhausted
Term
 During a Close Combat Attack fire mission similar to Rotary wing CAS brief which is available to the JTAC/FO to expedite fires. How many lines are there? And does the observer specify my location?
Definition
 5 lines, Yes
Term
 Linear and rectangular targets require orientation in terms of direction. The observer sends what to the FDC?
Definition
 Center Grid, Length, width, and attitude of the target
Term
 A linear target is one that is more than _______ meters but normally less than________ meters long
Definition
 200 meters, 200 meters
Term
 The supported commander designates the location of the FPF. The observer should plan the FPF to support a defense and integrate the FPF into the final protective line of the maneuver unit. The FPF may be any distance from the friendly position, but is normally within ____ to _____ meters (danger close) of friendly positions
Definition
 200 to 400
Term
 In some instances, the tactical situation dictates against adjusting the FPF. In these cases, give the dimensions of the FPF in the call for fire by using all EXCEPT
Definition
 Laser draw
Term
 Is a final protective fire an example of a priority target? TRUE/ FALSE
Definition
 TRUE
Term
 CAS is air action by FW and RW aircraft against hostile targets that are in_________ to ____________ and requires detailed integration of each air mission with the fire and movement of those forces
Definition
 Close proximity, friendly forces
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