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PCC's should be accomplished NLT _____________?
Immediately following the commo check. However, time constraints may dictate that some or all checks be conducted enroute.
No visual contact of friendly aircraft/ground position. Opposite of visual
No ordnance remaining.
1) A/S weapons impact. 2 (Surface-tosurface) informative call to observer or spotter five seconds prior to estimated time of impact. 3) (air-toair (A/A)) Target destroyed.
Friendly A/S missile launch.
Amount of time aircraft can remain on station, given in hours plus minutes (e.g., one plus thirty equals one hour and thirty minutes).
Friendly glide weapon(s) (e.g. joint stand-off weapon (JSOW). See weapon (away).
An emergency fire control order to stop firing on a designated target, to include destruction of any missiles in-flight.
Fuel state needed for recovery.
Release/ launch of specified weapon (e.g. Missile, pigs away, long rifle away, etc).
Stop laser illumination of a target.
1) Acquisition of laser designation. 2) platform laser spot tracker is capable.
Aircraft has not acquired laser designation.
The speakr is firing the laser
Start/acknowledge laser designation.
laser designator system inoperative.
Sighting of a friendly aircraft/ground position. Opposite of blind.
Sighting of a target, non-friendly aircraft, landmark, or neemy position. Oppsoite of No joy.
Stop IR illumination of a target.
- 1) mark/marking taret by IR pointer.
- 2) Platform is IR point capable.
Circling an IR pointer around an aircraft to help the aircraft identify the friendly ground position.
Illuminate/illuminating an enemy position with flashing IR energy.
Aircrew does not have visual contact with the target/bandit/landmark. Opposite of tally.
Target/object- specific surface target / object has been acquired and is being tracked with an on-board sensor.
EO/IR illuminator is being used to provide illumination of surface points of interest.
Sequencing aircraft through the FARP while maintianing a presence over the OBJ. Typically usedwith 3 x aircaft team.
Distance or comand to orbit objective
Personnel attempting to evade the taret area or cordon
Personnel sleeping on or aorund the target building
Command for trial to orbit lead's position
Call to inform lead the lfight is ready (can be used in absence of line-up)
Personnel wlaking around the vicinity of the target building/OBJ.
Command to speed up or announcement of speed increase "Lead foot 90"
Aircraft is down.
Used to inform lead that trailhas lost visual contact.
Announced by trial of formation to inform lead that all aircraft down and safe.
Call to lead indicating flight is formed.
Follows eagle cal lto remind flight to condcut TAC- checks
Circling or Cirlcing Feint
Used by lead to announce the attack pattern.
Command to slow down or announcment of speed decrease "buffalo 60"
Bird Dog Left/Right
- Lead- to inform trail lead is turning sharp.
- Trail to doncut a hasty lead change whe ninvestigating an object/activity.
What are the multi-ship IIMC procedures?
- 1. Any aircraft in the flight enocutnering IIMC announces "IIMC and heading".
- 2. If VMC, remain VMC.
- 3. Turn outside the formation 10 degrees times chalk # and initiate a 500' climb to your base altitude.
- 4. Lead climbs to MSA and subsequent aircraft stack up at 500' increments.
- 5. Maintain this heading until reaching the assigned altitude.
If unable to maintain altitude deconfliction while conducting Rally Procedures aircraft will ______?
use distance from the rally point until visual with all aircraft has been made.
If conducting rally procedures, how much do you offset your altitude by if going to the same location?
Name the seven contingencies in the POCSOP.
- 1. Lost lead
- 2. Rally procedures
- 3. Lost commo
- 4. Multiship IIMC
- 5. Down crew procedures
- 6. Self extraction procedures
- 7. Fallen angel procedures
When doncuting a Check-in Brief, what are the six elements of the check-in?
- 1. Team composition
- 2. Location as required
- 3. Ordinacne (# of rockets, rounds, missiles)
- 4. Station time
- 5. Mission
- 6. Reqeust if any (SITREP, Actie ROZ's)
What is the difference between a "Pink team" and a "Heavy Pink Team"?
- Pink team- two ship scout/gun
- Heavy pink team- Scout/scout/gun
When conducting a Convoy Security (attached to the convoy), what are the three techniques to deconflict airspace?
Lead divides, route divides, altitutde divides.
When conducting an Area/Zone Recon, what must you do prior to landing and investigating possible caches?
Landing is a last resort requiring Squadron approval.
What are the four Battle Drills in the POCSOP?
- 1. Birddog left/right
- 2. Set outer
- 3. Taking fire
- 4. hasty attack.
What are the three techniques for a Hasty Attack?
Race track pattern, circling pattern, and circling feint.
What are two ways to engage a stationary target with an M-4 in flight?
Orbiting attack and left turn attack.
What are C wires?
Less than 50'. Telephone wires.
What are B wires?
50'-150'. Medium sized
What are A wires?
150' or greater. Large high power lines.
Combat cruise altitude- the SWT will employ the appropriate altitude for the mission. Unless other wise dircted, altitudes are defined as:
- Low- 300' AHO and below
- High- 800' AGL and above
What are the TAC checks?
- 1. Transponder On- All aircraft or only lead based on situation
- 2. IR Jammer On (If installed)
- 3. Adjust lighting during departure as required.
- 4. WPN Systems Armed- as necessary
- 5. Fuel Check- initiated.
What is lead's problem solution radio?
VHF radio. p. 12
Is a full commo check required prior to the mission if a full commo check was completed during a run-up (and shut-down) to prior to the mission window?
If a run-up is conducted, a second check is not reuqired. p. 12
What are the Crew Pre-combat checks?
- 1. Mission packet
- 2. PC-DTS mission
- 3. ALSE Gear (vest, helmet, glvoes)
- 4. Ballistic Protection
- 5. NVG's, ODA's (as desired), batteries
- 6. Laser pointer
- 7. Personal weapons/ammo
- 8. Water
- 9. Rations
- 10. Survival Gear
- 11. COMSEC keyed
- 12. MODE 4 loaded
What are the Aircraft pre-combat checks?
- 1. TIS optimization
- 2. Weapons/Munitions systems verification
- 3. OGE power verification
- 4. ASE set
- 5. BFT Commo Check
- 6. AVTR recording of crew names, seat position, date, mission and tail #.
- 7. MMS Boresight.
- 8. Airborne Calibration
What is REDCON 5?
- Ready to Move Time: > 2 hours
- REMARKS: Fighter Management (Crew rest cycle)
What is REDCON 4?
- Ready to Move Time: 1 hour
- REMARKS: Selected pilots vic. TOC or CP/ mission planning
What is REDCON 3?
- Ready to Move Time: 15 minutes
- REMARKS: QRF Posture (Pre-flight/ Run-up Complete)
What is REDCON 2?
- Ready to Move Time: 5 minutes
- REMARKS: Aircraft at idle
Pre combat checks begin with the ___________?
Previous mission's post flight.
What is REDCON 1?
- Ready to Move Time: O/O Immediate Departure
- REMARKS: Aircraft at 100% - Flat Pitch
- (All Systems mission ready,BTO check, Pwr Assur, Hvr Checks Complete