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071-410-0002 (SL1) - React to Direct Fire While Mounted

Standards: The vehicle returned fire and took appropriate action after analysis of the situation based on an order received from the chain of command.

Conditions: In a combat environment, given tracked vehicle and a requirement to react to direct fire.

Standards: The vehicle returned fire and took appropriate action after analysis of the situation based on an order received from the chain of command.

 

Performance Steps

Note.  If the vehicle is in formation, it moves according to company tactical SOP.  If not, it should use evasive action as appropriate to avoid threat fire while performing step 2.

1.   Direct return fire to destroy or suppress threat fire.

Note.  If threat is destroyed, continue the present mission.

2.   Direct the driver to a hull-down position.

Note.  Direct dismount, if appropriate, to establish a base of fire.

3.   Analyze the situation.

4.   Give a situation report.

5.   Take defensive or offensive action based on orders from chain of command.

Evaluation Preparation: 

Setup: At the test site, provide all equipment and materials listed in the task conditions. Use only blank ammunition for training. Take the soldiers on a simulated march.

Brief Soldier: Tell the soldiers they must react to simulated direct fire while mounted in a tracked vehicle.

Performance Measures

GO

NO GO

1.   Directed return fire to destroy or suppress threat fire.

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2.   Directed the driver to a hull-down position.

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3.   Analyzed the situation.

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4.   Gave a situation report.

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5.   Took defensive or offensive action based on orders from the chain of command.

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Evaluation Guidance:  Score the soldier GO if all performance measures are passed. Score the soldier NO GO if any performance measure is failed. If the soldier fails any performance measure, show what was done wrong and how to do it correctly.

References

 

Required

Related

 

 

FM 7-7

 

 

FM 3-21.71