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Attack helicopter is what helo's primary function?
AH-1W Cobra (Snake)
What's the total number of personnel on the AH-1W Cobra?
2 officers
What is the mission of the AH-1W Cobra?
Fire support and secuirty for forward and rear area forces, point target/anti-armor, anti-helicopter, armed escort, supporting arms control and coordination, point and limited area air defense from enemy fixed-wing aircraft.
What is the primary function of the Ch-46E Sea Knight?
Medium lift assault support helicopter
What is the crew of a Ch-46E Sea Knight?
4- pilot, copilot, crew chief, and 1st mechanic/aerial gunner
What is the payload of the CH-46E Sea Knight?
9-16 passengers/combat troops
Medical evac: 15 litters and 2 attendents
What is the mission of the CH-46E Sea Knight?
Provide all-weather, day/night, NVG assault transport of combat troops, supplies and equipment during amphibious and subsequent operations ashore
When was the CH-46 Sea Knight first procured?
In 1964 to meet the medium-lift requirements of the Marine Corps in Vietnam
What is the primary function of the CH-53D Sea Stallion?
Transportation of equipment and supplies during the ship-to-shore movement of an amiphibious assault and during subsequent operations
The CH46-E Sea Knight is also known as the?
Frog
The AH-1W Cobra is also known as the?
Snake
The CH-53D Sea Stallion is also known as the?
Hog
What is the crew of the CH-53D Sea Stallion?
4- Pilot, co-pilot, crew chief, and 1st mechanic/aerial gunner
What is the mission of the CH-53D Sea Stallion?
Designed for the transportation of equipment, supplies and personnel during the assault phase of an amphibious operation and subsequent operations ashore
What are some of the features of the CH-53D?
Twin-engine helicopter is capable of lifting 7 tons
How many passengers can the CH-53D Sea Stallion transport?
Can carry 37 pax's in its normal configuration
55 pax's with centerline seats installed
What is the primary function of the CH-53E Super Sea Stallion?
Transportation of heavy equipment and supplies during the ship-to-shore movement of an amphib assault and during subsequent operations ashore
What is the crew size on the CH-53E Super Sea Stallion?
4- pilot, co-pilot, crew chief and 1st mechanic/aerial gunner
What is the mission of the CH-53E Super Sea Stallion?
USMC's heavy lift helicopter designed for the transportation of material and supplies, the CH-53E is compatible with most amphibious class ships and is carried routinely aboard LHA and LHD.
The CH-53E is capable of lifting how much weight?
16 tons at sea level, transporting for 50 nautical miles and returning
What types of objects can the CH-53E transport?
16,000 lbs M198 howitzer, 26,000 lbs Light Armored Vehicle and another CH-53E
How many engines does the CH-53E have?
3 engines
How many personnel can the CH-53E transport?
37 pax's in normal configuration
55 pax's with centerline seats installed
What helo has established itself as the primary workhorse of the Marine Corps?
CH-53E Super Sea Stallion
What is the primary function of the UH-1N Huey?
Utility helicopter
What is the crew size of the UH-1N Huey?
2 Officers/2 Enlisted
What is the mission of the UH-1N Huey?
Airborne command and control, combat assault, medical evacuation, maritime special operations, supporting arms control and coordination, fire support and security for forward and rear area forces
What are some of the features of the UH-1N Huey?
twin-piloted, twin-engine helicopter used in command and control, resupply, casualty evac, liaison and troop transport
What type of communication package can be outfitted on the UH-1N Huey to support operations such as command and control?
ASC-26 (specialized communication package)
How many litter patients can a UH-1N Huey transport?
6 litter patients
What is the primary function of the MV-22B Osprey?
Amphibious assault transport of troops, equipment and supplies from assault ships and land bases
What are some of the features of the Osprey?
Multi-engine, dual-piloted, self-deployable, medium lift, vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) tiltrotor aircraft designed for combat, combat suport, combat service support and SpecOps missions worldwide
What helo's will the Osprey replace?
CH-46E and CH-53D medium lift helicopters
What is the mission of the MV-22B Osprey?
Marine Corps Assault Support
What is the primary function of the EA-6B Prowler?
Airborne Electronic Warfare (EW) support to FMF to include electronic attack (EA), tactical electronic support (ES), electronic protection (EP) and high speed anti-radiation missile (HARM)
What is the crew size on the EA-6B Prowler?
4
What is the mission of the EA-6B Prowler?
Collect tactical electronic order of battle (EOB) data which can be recorded and processed after missions to provide updates to various orders of battle
What is the primary function of the AV-8B Harrier II?
Attack and destroy surface targets under day and night visual conditions
What is the crew size of the AV-8B Harrier II?
1
What is the mission of the AV-8B Harrier II?
Attack and destroy surface and air targets, to escort helicopters and to conduct other such air operations as may be directed
What is the primary function of the KC130F/R/T Hercules?
In-flight refueling; tactical transport
What is the crew size for the KC130F/R/T Hercules?
2 pilots, 1 navigator/systems operator, 1 flight engineer, 1 first mechanic, 1-2 loadmaster/s (6 or 7)
What is the mission of the KC130F/R/T Hercules?
Provides in-flight refueling to both tactical aircraft and helicopters as well as rapid ground refueling when required
What are some of the features of the KC130F/R/T Hercules?
Equipped with a removable 3600 gallon stainless steel fuel tank
2 wing-mounted hose and drogue refueling pods each transfer up to 300 gallons per minute
The KC-130F/R/T/ Hercules can refuel a typical tanker formation of four aircraft in what amount of time?
less than 30 minutes
What is the primary function of the F-18A/B/C Hornet?
Intercept and destroy enemy aircraft under all-weather conditions and attack and destroy surface targets
What is the crew size on the F-18A/B/C Hornet?
1
What is the mission of the F-18A/B/C Hornet?
Intercept and destroy enemy aircraft in conjunction with ground or airborne fighter control under all-weather conditions
What is the primary function of the F-18D Hornet?
Attack and destroy surface targets, day or night, under all weather conditions; conduct multi-sensor imagery reconnaissance; provide supporting arms coordination; and intercept and destroy enemy aircraft under all weather conditions
What is the crew size of the F-18D Hornet?
2
What is the mission of the F-18D Hornet?
Day/night deep air support in all weather
Deep air support consists of armed reconnaissance, radar search and attack, interdiction and strikes against enemy installations, using all types of weapons compatible with assigned aircraft
What are some of the features of the F/A-18D that are unique within the DON?
Marines use it as a tactical strike aircraft while the Navy uses it as a trainer
What is the primary war-fighting mission of the LHA-1 Tarawa class?
Land and sustain U.S. Marines on any shore during hostilities
How many personnel can the LHA's tranport?
3,000 contribute to a forward-deployed ARG composed of approx. 5,000 personnel
Which ships served as the centerpiece of a multi-ship Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG)?
LHA
What is the largest amphibious ships in the world?
Wasp-class LHD
How many LCAC's can the LHD I carry?
3 LCAC's (due to enhanced well deck)
How many LCAC's can the LHA's carry?
1 LCAC
What ship combines the functions of three different classes of ships (LSD/LST/LKA)?
LPD
What is the primary mission of the LSD Harpers Ferry (Cargo Variant)?
Dock, transport and launch the Navy's Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) vessels and other amphib craft/vehicles with crews and Marines into potential trouble spots around the world
What does LCAC mean?
Landing Craft, Air Cushion
What is the LCAC's mission?
Transport weapons systems, equipment, cargo and personnel of the assault elements of the MAGTF
How much weight can the LCAC's carry?
60-75 tons
What ships are designed to provide emergency, on-site care for US combatant forces deployed in war or other operations?
T-AH (sealift) or Hospital Ships
What ships carry a full range of Marine Corps cargo, enough to support MAGTF for 30 days?
T-AK (sealift)
When the nation decides to conduct large-scale, sustained combat operations to achieve national objectives or protect national interests it is called?
War
This focuses on deterring war, resolving conflict, promoting peace, and supporting civil authorities in response to domestic crisis.
Military Operations Other Than War (MOOTW)
Give an example of arms control?
The US military's implementation of Vienna Document 1992 confidence and security building measures such as unit/formation inspections, exercise notifications/observations, air and ground base visits and military equipment demonstrations
This involves actions taken to oppose terrorism from wherever the threat under the provisions of Chapter II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.
Combating terrorism
An example of this MOOTW is the sanctions enforcement of Operation SUPPORT DEMOCRACY conducted off the coast of Haiti beginning in 1993.
Enforcement of sanctions/maritime intercept operations
An example of the enforcement of exclusion zones are Operation SOUTHERN WATCH in Iraq, initiated in 1992, and Operation DENY FLIGHT in Bosnia, iniated in 1993.
Enforcing Exclusion Zones
The ATTAIN DOCUMENT series of operations against Libya in 1986 are examples of what MOOTW?
Ensuring freedom of navigation and overflight
Operations SEA ANGEL 1, conducted in 1991, and SEA ANGEL II, conducted in 1992 to provide assistance in Bangladesh are examples of what MOOTW?
Humanitarian Assistance
Relief provided during Hurricane Andrew in Florida and Iniki in Hawaii in 1992 as well as the deployment of troops during a civil disturbance in CA in 1992 are examples of what MOOTW?
Military support to civil authorities
Foreign military sales, Foreign military financing program, International military education and training program, economic support fund and commercial sales licensed under the Arms Export Control Act are examples of what MOOTW?
Nation assistance/support to counterinsurgency
Examples of this type of MOOTW, are EASTERN EXIT, conducted in 1992 when US/foreign national personnel were evacuated from Somalia and QUICK LIFT, also conducted in 1991, when personnel were evacuated from Zaire.
Noncombatant evacuation operations
Examples of this type of MOOTS are Operation POWER PACK conducted in the Dominican Republic in 1965 and the secondary effort in Somalia (UNITAF) 1992-93.
Peace Operations
Give an example of a preventive deployment as part of Peace Operations.
Operation ABLE SENTRY, where US forces deployed in 1993 to Macedonia in support of the UN effort to limit the fighting in the Former Republic of Yugoslavia
Give an example of protection of shipping.
Operation EARNEST WILL, the reflagging of Kuwaiti ships in 1987
Give an example of a recovery operation.
Operation FULL ACCOUNTING conducted to account for an recover the remains of US service members lost during the Vietnam War
Give an example of "show of force operations."
Operation JTF-Phillipines was conducted by US forces in 1989 in support of President Aquino during a coup attempt against the Phillipine govt.
Give an example of "strike and raids."
Strike-Operation URGENT FURY, conducted on the island of Grenada in 1983.
Raid-Operation EL DORADO CANYON conducted against Libya in 1986 in response to the terrorist bombing of US service members in Berlin
By 2025 what percent of the world's population will reside in urbanized areas?
85 percent
During this MOUT battle, Soviet defense cost the attacking German dearly in every way and set up conditions for a decisive counteroffensive. It involved large forces and resulted in innovative urban combat techniques and the creation of the highly succesful storm groups.
Stalingrad (1942-43)
During this MOUT battle, Soviet offensive to seize the German capital city effectively concluded the last battle of WWII in Europe.
Berlin (1945)
Following the Inchon landing, US and ROK forces recaptured the South Korean capital from the North Koreans. Fighting was unusual in that combat was largely centered on seizure of street barricades rather than buildings.
Seoul (1950)
Large conventional forces involved on both sides made this battle the major urban battles of the Vietnam War.
Quang Tri I and II (1972)
The seige of this city culminated the Israeli campaign to evict the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) from Lebanon.
Beirut II (1982)
What kind of side effects can noncombatants have on military operations?
Mobility
Firepower
Security
Obstacle Employment
What are the principles of the Operational Maneuver from the Sea?
-Focuses on an operational objectvie
-Uses the sea as maneuver space
-Generates overwhelming temp and momentum
-Pits strength against weakness
-Integrates all organic, joint and combined assets
-Emphasizes intelligence, deceptions and flexibility