A nuclear, biological, and chemical (NBC)
attack has just occurred in your area. You
are given a watch, a map, a compass, a
protractor, a pencil, paper, and the NBC
report format guide (Graphic Training Aid [GTA]
03-06-008) or DA Form 1971-7-R, NBC-1
Observers Initial/Follow-Up Report.
Submitted the NBC 1 report with the required
information. Completed and submitted a spot
report (SPOTREP) to give an immediate attack
1. React to an NBC attack or hazard.
React to a nuclear attack
React to a chemical or
biological attack or hazard.
Note. The purpose of the SPOTREP is to give immediate
notification of the NBC attack.
2. Submit a SPOTREP immediately (use the size,
activity, location, unit, time, and
equipment [SALUTE] format if possible)
for attack notification.
3. Submit an NBC 1 (observer’s) report after
gathering the available data.
Complete the required
information as outlined in GTA
03-06-008, FM 3-3 (chemical or
biological), or FM 3-3-1 (nuclear)
Line B: Location of
observer (use grid coordinates or
Line D: Date-time group
(DTG) of the attack (specify local
or Zulu time).
(3) Line H: Type and height of burst (nuclear) or type of
agent and persistency (chemical or
Line C: Direction of
attack in mils or degrees from the
F: Location of attack, grid
coordinates, or place name.
Select the proper
reports should NOT be delayed for lack
(1) Use flash precedence if this is the first attack of its
type (the first nuclear attack,
the first biological attack, or
the first chemical attack). (Flash
precedence is used to report the
first use of NBC weapons against
A flash precedence is used to
report the first use of NBC weapons
against U.S. troops.
precedence for all other attacks.
Note. Line L
(nuclear) is measured 5 minutes after
the attack, and Line M (nuclear) is
measured 10 minutes after the attack.
Submit the NBC 1 nuclear report
after Line L or Line M is measured.
The M256-series chemical agent
detector kit takes 16 minutes to
produce reliable results.
Submit the NBC 1 Report after
this test is done.
Submit the NBC 1 report
to the correct places.
Units selected by the
division level NBC center (NBCC) as
designated observers (applies only to
nuclear bursts) also submit the NBC 1
report directly to the division level
All units submit the NBC 1
report to their higher headquarters.
Gather the items provided in the conditions
statement. Develop a situation containing
observer data. (This information may be
written.) A different situation should be
developed for each type of report.
Soldier: Tell the soldier that the test
will consist of submitting SPOTREPs and
preparing and submitting NBC 1 reports. Give
the necessary items to the soldier,
including the data you developed. Tell the
individual to give a warning and prepare
reports of an NBC event.
1. Reacted to an NBC attack or hazard.
2. Submitted a SPOTREP immediately for attack
3. Submitted an NBC 1 report after gathering available
data and completing the required
information for the report according
to GTA 03-06-008.
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, show him how
to do it correctly