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RECONNAISSANCE TRACK REPORT [RECON 2]

Use (1) to submit proposed reconnaissance tracks for mission approval and (2) to modify or delete existing active reconnaissance tracks. Reference: FM 34-2-1 and FM 101-5.

LINE 1 — DATE AND TIME______________________________(DTG)

LINE 2 — UNIT________________________________________(Unit Making Report)

LINE 3 — TRANSACTION_______________________________(REQUEST, CHANGE, or DELETE)

LINE 4 — NICKNAME__________________________________(Mission Nickname)

LINE 5 — TRACK______________________________________(Track Designator That Uniquely Identifies the Reconnaissance Track)

LINE 6 — DATE________________________________________(DTG That the Reconnaissance Track is Submitted for JS Approval)

LINE 7 — OP AREA ____________________________________(Reconnaissance Operating Area)

LINE 8 — ASSESSMENT________________________________(Mission Assessment Code)

LINE 9 — GROUP______________________________________(Track Approval Authority)

LINE 10 — TRACK EVENTS FOLLOW_____________________(Terrain Feature or Operational Graphic the Track Follows)

LINE 11 — SEQUENCE__________________________________(Sequence Point or Event)

LINE 12 — EVENT______________________________________(Event Code)

LINE 13 — LOCATION__________________________________(UTM or Six-Digit Grid Coordinate With MGRS Grid Zone Designator)

LINE 14 — ALTITUDE___________________________________(High- and Low-Flight Level Altitude Range)

LINE 15 — CLOSEST POINT_____________________________(Closest Point of Approach in Whole Nautical Miles if Event Code is NE)

LINE 16 — COUNTRY___________________________________(Country Code if Event Code is NE, TO, or LN.XX, if Unknown)

LINE 17 — CONTROL POINT____________________________(No-Wind Time to Mission Control Point if Event Code is CP)

**Repeat lines 10 through 17 to report multiple reconnaissance track orbits. Assign sequential line numbers to succeeding iterations; for example, first iteration 10 through 17; second iteration 10a through 17a; third iteration 10b through 17b; and so on.

LINE 18 — ORBIT INFO FOLLOWS_______________________(Alerts receiver that the next four lines contain Orbit Information. When sending more than one track, state the number of the track being sent.)

EXAMPLE: ORBIT INFO FOLLOWS, TRACK ONE.

LINE 19 — ORDER _____________________________________(Order Number of Each Set of Events Starting With 1 at the First Enter Orbit Point)

LINE 20 — FROM ______________________________________(First Sequence of Events Code at the Enter Orbit Point)

LINE 21 — TO _________________________________________(Last Sequence of Events Code at the Exit Orbit Point)

LINE 22 — ORBITS_____________________________________(Number of Orbits That an Aircraft Makes; 1 Indicates No Orbits)

**Repeat lines 18 through 22 to report multiple reconnaissance track orbits. Assign sequential line numbers to succeeding iterations; for example, first iteration 18 through 22; second iteration 18a through 22a; third iteration 18b through 22b; and so on.

LINE 23 — AREA TIME__________________________________(Total Time in Hours and Tenths That a Vehicle Spends Collecting Against Objectives)

LINE 24 — NARRATIVE_________________________________(Free Text for Additional Information Required for Clarification of Report)

LINE 25 — AUTHENTICATION___________________________(Report Authentication)