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When is the Seabee's Birthday?
March 5, 1942
What are the types of Fire?
Grazing Fire - Not less than 1m above & no higher than 68 inches above the ground.
Plunging Fire -that strikes the ground from above at a considerable level.
Overhead Fire - delivered over the heads of troops. Usually plunging Fire.
What are the rates of Fire?
Sustained - 100 rnds/minute
Rapid - 200 rnds/minute
Cyclic - 550-600 rnds/minute
What are the types of Ammunition Types?
7.62 Armor Piercing
Name the 3 types of emplacements that might be employed in a defensive position....
1. M-60 Emplacement:
Employed as a squad
Support the rifleman in offense & defense
Provide long range, close defensive & final protective fires
Basis for FPF's in the defensive fire plan
Cover Likely avenues of approach
Provide Grazing Fire
Normally does not exceed 800 mils right to left (45 degrees)
Initial Fire Command -
A - ALERT
D - DIRECTION
D - DESCRIPTION
R - RANGE
A - ASSIGNMENT/METHOD
C - CONTROL/COMMAND
FINAL PROTECTIVE FIRE (FPF)
FINAL PPOTECTIVE LINES (FPL)
- predetermined line of fire to obtain the maximum grazing fire from the weapon
- PRINCIPLE DIRECTION OF FIRE (PDF) - used when terrain does not allow for effective FPL.