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When you search your field of view, what technique requires viewing an object by looking 6 to 10 degrees above, below or to either side of the object rather than directly at it?
Off-center vision method
When you search your field of view, what technique involves looking from right to left or left to right using a slow, regular scanning movement?
Scanning method
When searching your field of view, what technique is used when you search a narrow strip 50 meters or less, going from right to left parallel to your front?
Strip method
What are factors that decrease night visual acuity?
Fatigue, lack of oxygen, long exposure to sunlight, alcohol, nicotine (within past 48 hours) and age
What are techniques that enhance hearing?
-Hearing amplified with the mouth open
-Removing the helmet will reduce sound distortion
-By holding ear close to the grounds
What does is the acronym SALUTE used for?
To report intelligence information as quickly, accurately and completely as possible
What does the acronym SALUTE stand for?
-Activity or actions
-Location and direction of movement
-Unit ID (Enemy unit may be derived from unit markings, uniforms worn, or through prisoner interrogation)
-Time of observation
-Equipment and weapons
What does the acronym SMEAC mean?
-Administration and Logistics
-Command and Signal
When you raise either arm to the vertical position. Drop the arm to the rear, describing complete circles in a vertical plane parallel to the body. This signal may be used to indicate either troop or vehicular column.
Column formation
The leader may give this signal either facing towards or away from the unit. Extend one arm 45 degrees below the horizontal, palms to the front. The lower arm indicates the direction of echelon. Supplementary commands may be given to ensure prompt and proper execution.
Echelon left/right
Raise both arms lateral until horizontal, arms and hands extended, palms down. If it is necessary to indicate a direction, move in the desired direction at the same time. Indicate skirmishers right or left by moving the appropriate hand up and down.
Skirmishers left/right
Extend both arms downward and to the side at an angle of 45 degrees below the orizontal, palms to the front.
Wedge formation
The right arm should be placed diagonally accross the chest.
Fire team
Extend the hand and arm toward the squad leader, palm of the hand down; distinctly move the hand up and down several times from the wrist, holding the arm steady.
Extend both arms forward, palms of the hands down toward the leaders (or units) for whom the signal is intended, and describe large vertical circles with hands.
Start the signal with both arms extended sideward, palms forward, and bring palms together in front of the body momentarily. When repetition of this signal is necessary, the arms are returned to the starting position by movement along the front of the body.
Close Up
Start the signal with the arms extended in front of the body, palms together, and bring the arms to the horizontal position at the sides, palms forward. When repetition of this signal is necessary, the arms are returned along the front of the body to the starting position and the signal is repeated until understood.
Open Up/extended
Carry the hand to the shoulder, palm to the front, then thrust the hand upward vertically to the full extent of the arm and hold it in that position until the signal is understood.
Extend the arm sideward at an angle of 45 degrees above the horizontal, palm down, and lower it to side. Both arms may be used in giving this signal. Repeat until understood.
Dismount/Take Cover
Raise fist to shoulder level and thrust it several times in the desired direction.
Hasty Ambush Left/Right
Define the acronym SAFE and what is it used for?
-Automatic weapons
-Fields of Fire
Used when constructing a fighting position.
What is the minimum depth of the individual fighting position from the fire step?
4 feet deep and wide enough to accomodate the shoulders
What are the dimensions of the parapet of the two-man fighting position?
3 feet thick and 1/2 foot high
The 2 man fighting hole allows continuous observation, mutual assistance and reassurance and the redistribution of ammunition between occupants.
The 2-man fighting hole offers more protection against a tank crossing along the long axis, as well as more protection against strafing, bombing and shell fragments.
Less protection for tanks/strafing/bombing/shell frags
What kind of service should you perform on the helmet (782 gear)?
-Do not heat water in it
-Do not hammer with it
-Do not dig with it
-Clean the suspension, headband, chinstrap and retention band of the helmet
-Wash the suspension, headband, chinstrap and retention band and air dry boye
What are steps to perform for silencing 782 gear?
-Cover all metals with tape
-Tape up all loose straps
-Tape anything that could enhance noise
Anything that you can use to keep yourself, your equipment and your position from looking like what they really are while using natural and manmade materials is called?
Anything that gives protection from bullets, fragments of exploding rounds, flame, nuclear effects, biological and chemical agents. This can also conceal you from enemy observation and can be natural/manmade. This is called?
Anything that hides you from enemy observation but does not protect you from enemy fire is called?
This MEDEVAC category is assigned to emergency cases that should be evacuated ASAP within a max of 2 hrs in order to save life, limb, or eyesight to prevent complications of serious illness or to avoid permanent disability.
Priority 1-Urgent
This MEDEVAC category is assigned to patients who must receive far forward surgical intervention to save life and to stabilize them for further evacuation.
Priority 1A-Urgent Surgical
This MEDEVAC category is assigned to sick and wounded personnel requiring prompt medical care. This precedence is used when the individual should be evacuated within 4 hours or his medical condition could deteriorate to such a degree that he will become an URGENT precedence or whose requirements for special treatment are not available locally, suffer unnecessary pain or disability.
Priority 2-Priority
This MEDEVAC category is assigned to sick and wounded personnel requiring evacuation but whose condition is not expected to deteriorate significantly. The sick and wounded in this category should be evacuated within 24 hours.
Priority 3-Routine
This MEDEVAC category is assigned to patients for whom evacuation by medical vehicle is a matter of medical convenience rather than necessity.
Priority 4-Convenience
Priority 1 in medevac category is?
Urgent; max of 2 hrs
Priority 1A in medevac category is?
Urgent-Surgical; surgical intervention
Priority 2 in medevac category is?
Priority; within 4 hrs
Priority 3 in medevac category is?
Routine; within 24 hrs
Priority 4 in medevac category is?
Convenience; medical convenience rather than necessity
Line 1 of medevac request is?
Location of pickup site
Line 2 of medevac request is?
Radio frequency call sign and suffix
Line 3 of medevac request is?
Number of patient by precedence (Priority, ie. urgent,priority,routine,etc...)
Line 4 of medevac request is?
Special Equipment required (i.e. hoist, extraction equip., ventilator, etc...)
Line 5 of medevac request is?
Number of patients by type
Line 6 of medevac request is?
Security of pickup site (wartime); Number and type of wound, injury or illnes (peacetime)
Line 7 of medevac request is?
Method of marking pickup site (i.e. panels/pyro/smoke, etc...)
Line 8 of medevac request is?
Patient nationality and status
Line 9 of medevac request is?
NBC contamination (wartime); Terrain description (peacetime)
What are the 2 differences that exist between the wartime and peacetime medical evacuation request?
Line 6 and Line 9