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071-326-0608 (SL2) - Use Visual Signaling Techniques

Standards: Gave the proper procedures for each required action.

Conditions:
Given a requirement to use visual
signals while mounted.

Standards:
Gave the proper procedures for each required
action.

Performance
Steps

1.   Ensure the soldiers you are signaling can see you.

2.   Perform the visual signals for combat formations,
battle drills, and movement techniques
as outlined below:

a. 
Perform formation signals coil
and herringbone (figures 071-326-0608-1
and 071-326-0608-2).






Figure  071-326-0608-1. Coil








Figure  071-326-0608-2.
Herringbone



b. Perform following drill
signals: 
Contact left, contact right,
action right, action left, action
front (right, left, or rear), air
attack, and nuclear, biological, or
chemical attack (figures 071-326-0608-3 through
071-326-0608-9).



Figure  071-326-0608-3.
Contact Left


 



Figure  071-326-0608-4.
Contact Right



 
Figure  071-326-0608-5.
Action Left


 



Figure  071-326-0608-6.
Action Right


 



Figure  071-326-0608-7.
Action Front (Right, Left, or Rear),
Fight on Foot,
or Assault Fire (Dismounted Troops)



 



Figure  071-326-0608-8.
Air Attack


 



Figure  071-326-0608-9.
Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Attack.



c.
Perform movement technique signals:
Traveling, traveling overwatch, and
bounding overwatch (figures
071-326-0608-10 through
071-326-0608-12).





Figure  071-326-0608-10.
Traveling







Figure  071-326-0608-11.
Traveling Overwatch







Figure  071-326-0608-12.
Bounding Overwatch, Cover My Move



d.
Perform
vehicle signals: 
Move to the left, move to the
right, move forward, attention, I am
ready, or ready to move, are you
ready, mount, disregard previous
command, I do not understand, start
engine or prepare to move, halt or
stop, increase speed, advance, open
up, close up, right or left turn,
slow down, move in reverse, close
distance between vehicles and stop,
stop engines, dismount, neutral
steer, stop, button up or unbutton,
and message acknowledged (figures
071-326-0608-13
through
 071-326-0608-36).





Figure  071-326-0608-13. Move
to Left







Figure  071-326-0608-14. Move
to Right







Figure  071-326-0608-15. Move
Forward


 





Figure  071-326-0608-16.
Attention

 






Figure  071-326-0608-17. I Am
Ready, or Ready to Move, Are You
Ready?

 





Figure  071-326-0608-18.
Mount








Figure  071-326-0608-19.
Disregard Previous Command or As You
Were



 


Figure  071-326-0608-20.
I Do Not Understand








Figure  071-326-0608-21. Start
Engine, or Prepare to Move








Figure  071-326-0608-22. Halt,
or Stop




Note. For alternate
signal to stop vehicles, see figure 071-326-0608-34.

 





Figure  071-326-0608-23.
Increase Speed







Figure  071-326-0608-24.
Advance or Move Out







Figure  071-326-0608-25. Open
Up





Figure  071-326-0608-26.
Close Up







Figure  071-326-0608-27. Right
or Left Turn







Figure  071-326-0608-28. Slow
Down








Figure  071-326-0608-29. Move
in Reverse (for Stationary Vehicles)







Figure  071-326-0608-30. Close
Distance Between Vehicles and Stop







Figure  071-326-0608-31. Stop
Engines







Figure  071-326-0608-32.
Dismount







Figure  071-326-0608-33.
Neutral Steer (Track Vehicles)





Figure  071-326-0608-34.
Stop (Alternate Signal to Stop Track
Vehicle)




Note. For an alternate signal to stop vehicles, see figure 071-326-0608-22.

 





Figure  071-326-0608-35.
Button Up or Unbutton







Figure  071-326-0608-36.
Message Acknowledged 



3.   Perform flag signals: 
Single signal flag, mount,
dismount, dismount and assault,
assemble or close, move out and
nuclear, biological or chemical hazard
present (figures 071-326-0608-37
through 071-326-0608-43).

Note. When used alone, flag colors have the following
meanings. 
Red-danger, or enemy in
sight. 
Green-all clear, ready, or
understood. 
Yellow-disregard, or vehicle
out of action. 
During periods of poor
visibility colored chemical lights or
flashlights with colored filters may
be substituted for flags.





Figure  071-326-0608-37. Use a
Single Signal Flag







Figure  071-326-0608-38. Mount







Figure  071-326-0608-39.
Dismount







Figure  071-326-0608-40.
Dismount and Assault







Figure  071-326-0608-41.
Assemble or Close







Figure  071-326-0608-42. Move
Out







Figure  071-326-0608-43.
Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Hazard
Present


Evaluation
Preparation:

Setup: At
the test site, provide a set of vehicle
signaling flags and flashlight. From the
signals shown in the task, pick 10 to test.

Brief
Soldier:
Tell the soldier you will give
the 10 signals and he must correctly execute
each signal.

Performance
Measures

GO

NO
GO

1.   Executed proper formation signals.





2.   Executed proper drill signals.





3.   Executed proper movement technique signals.





4.   Executed proper signals to control vehicle drivers
and crews.





5.   Executed proper flag signals.





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
17-95

 

 

FM
21-60


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