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TACTICAL FARP SAFETY CLASS
As a Unit Safety Officer participating in a field training
exercise or real world mission, the student will identify and understand the hazards of FARP operations, enabling him/her to safely and efficiently prepare and execute refuel and rearm operations IAW FM 10-68, 1-104, and Unit SOP's.

As a Unit Safety Officer participating in a field training
exercise or real world mission, the student will identify and understand the hazards of FARP operations, enabling him/her to safely and efficiently prepare and execute refuel and rearm operations IAW FM 10-68, 1-104, and Unit SOP's.

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TACTICAL FARP SAFETY CLASS
DESERT ONE CATASTROPHE

One C-130 and two H-53's burned

Lives lost

TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE

As a Unit Safety Officer participating in a field training
exercise or real world mission, the student will identify and
understand the hazards of FARP operations, enabling him/her
to safely and efficiently prepare and execute refuel and rearm
operations IAW FM 10-68, 1-104, and Unit SOP's.

TACTICAL FARP BRIEFING

Farp Annex

Briefed in Detail

Minimum Required Briefing Information

Use FARP Checklist

Example FARP Annex

MINIMUM INFO REQUIRED FOR FARP BRIEF
The FARP brief should include at least the following:

Enemy situation in the immediate FARP area.

Location and operational times of the FARP.

Diagram of the FARP layout (chart).

Landing and takeoff points.

Taxi procedures.

Configuration of rearm and refuel points.

Breakdown of ammunition.

Lighting while in the FARP.

Contingencies (inop fuel point, jammed gun).

Rearm point security.

Location of friendly troops.

Location of all FARP personnel.

FULL LAYOUT & PREP

When to layout

Dry run through

Review hand/arm and light signals

Operational check

Inventory and prep

Use checklist

SITE PREPARATION AND LAYOUT

Site Preparation:

Location

Hazards

Signature

Security

Site Layout:

Planning considerations

Site layout

Orderly flow

Servicing

Grounding rods

TACTICAL FARP LAYOUT
TWO POINT UH-60 FARE SYSTEM

SIMULTANEOUS ARMING & REFUELING OPNS

Weapons Orientation

Ammo Placement

Weapons Safe

Clear of Pad
Weapons Armed

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

Don't pass infront of loaded weapons.

Turn electronic equipment to standby.

Don't transmit on radios.

Waste fuel

Extra clothing

Mixing aircraft types

Refueling ports

Nozzles

CONTINGENCY

Corrective Action

Remove Chemlight

Notify other Aircraft

Aircraft Movement

Line up

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Standard Hand and Arm Signals App. A FM 1-104

FARP Operations Annex to a TAC SOP App. C

FARP Checklist App. F

Leadership Planning Sequence App. H

Fire Fighting and Rescue (Fuel Spills) CH 10 FM 10-68

Fuel Ignition CH 7