Report information of potential intelligence value using SALUTE format (size, activity, location, unit, time, and equipment)
TASK: Report information of potential intelligence value using SALUTE format (size, activity, location, unit, time, and equipment).
TEST CONDITIONS: During daylight, given a tactical situation to observe.
TEST STANDARDS: Submit a written report on the tactical situation within five minutes.
SOLDIER’S MANUAL CROSSWALK: This task is the same as STP 21 1 SMCT task 301 348 1050.
EQUIPMENT REQUIRED FOR POINT: Field table, stopwatch, clipboard, pencil, paper, and FB Form 20 26 R.
SITE SETUP: Provide the candidate a field table on which to write his SALUTE report. Each testing unit develops its own tactical situation for the candidate to use. The situation must include all of the elements of SALUTE, and the local EIB board must check and approve each situation.
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES: Say to the candidates–
“Let me have your attention. At this point you must report information of potential intelligence value using the SALUTE format. You will collect and report enemy information on a tactical situation within five minutes. To your front, observe the tactical situation. On the blank paper provided, submit a written report on this information using the SALUTE format. Do you understand what you must do?”
If anyone has questions, repeat the instructions but do not elaborate on what you have read.
Pause five seconds and then say–
Allow the candidate to proceed for five minutes and then say–
The candidate submits a written report using the SALUTE format.