071-326-0608 (SL2) – Use Visual Signaling Techniques
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.
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 071-326-0608-34. 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
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.
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.
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