CAS MISSION PLANNING

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CAS MISSION PLANNING
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  1. CAS SUPPORTED OPERATIONAL AREAS:
    • SHAPING
    • CLOSE COMBAT
    • JOINT SECURITY AREA (JSA)
  2. SHAPING OPERATIONS
    Limited in scope and duration to supporting maneuver forces or Spec Ops due to short and intense nature
  3. The responsiveness and firepower of _____
    greatly augment the combat power of rear area forces.
    CAS
  4. CAS SUPPORTED MISSIONS:
    • Offensive
    • Defensive
    • Stability Operations
  5. _______ is the most overlooked aspects of maneuver and fire support training.
    REHEARSAL
  6. PLANNING AND INTEGRATION
    • Relies upon coordination with TF staff elements
    • Answer CAS questions¬†METT-TC
  7. STAFF COORDINATION:
    • S2 Functions:
    • S3 Operations
    • Fire Support Officer/ Joint Fires Element
    • Aviation LNO
    • Electronic Warfare Officer
    • JAG
  8. CAS PLANNING FACTORS:
    • MISSION:
    • Purpose of Mission
    • Commanders intent
    • ROE
  9. ENEMY
    • Composition/Deposition/Strength
    • C2 capability
    • As threat level increases pre-briefing and detailed mission planning become critical.
  10. Friendly troop locations and movement
    PARAMOUNT TO SUCCESS
  11. TERRAIN AND WEATHER
    • Route Planning
    • CP's, Orbits, IP's, HA's, BP's
    • LOS Comms
    • Decreased visibilty
    • Planners at every level require and understanding of the effects of weather on A/C navigation, sensors, and weapons system.
  12. TIME AVAILABLE
    • Mass Fires
    • Synchronization of fire and maneuver
    • Inadequate time management may result in reduced effectiveness and increased risk to aircrews and ground troops.
  13. CIVILLIANS AND COLLATERAL CONCERNS:
    2000 LB JDAM ISN'T ALWAYS THE ANSWER.
  14. JTAC RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Know enemy situation and location of friendly units
    • GFC's target priority, desired effects and timing of fires
  15. AIR SUPERIORITY
    Permits CAS to function without interference
  16. TARGET MARKING
    • builds overall SA
    • Worth a Thousand Words!
    • JTAC/FAC(A) should mark targets whenever necessary
  17. STREAMLINED AND FLEXIBLE PROCEDURES
    Proper utilization of the CAS mission brief (9 Line)
  18. JTAC's and aircrew must weaponeer______.
    Together
  19. Appropriate Ordinance _____ fratricide and collateral concerns.
    prevent
  20. Loss or Lack of Target _______ is leading cause of fratricide.
    PID
  21. Fixed Wing Control Points
    15-30 NM from the initial IP
  22. IP's are ______ from target area.
    5-15nm
  23. Holding Areas (HA) is located behind the ____.
    Battle Position (BP)
  24. BP is an Airspace Coordination Area
    • Must be within weapons range
    • adequate maneuver area
  25. FIRING POINT (FP)
    • Specific point within the (BP)
    • Aircrews choose their own BP's
  26. JTAC's Role is especially critical during the ____ phase.
    ATTACK
  27. FINAL ATTACK HEADING (FAH)
    • magnetic compass heading flown by the aircraft during ordnance delivery
    • Don't over restrict your Aircraft!
  28. Factors to be considered during Attack Phase:
    • FAH
    • Run in Heading
    • Offset Direction if applicable
  29. When accessing a final attack heading for a specific target always________.
    STRIVE TO ATTACK
  30. ATTACK IN WHAT DIRECTION?
    • Parallel to forward trace of friendlies/collaterals
    • Attack away from friendlies/collaterals if not parallel
    • Always consider composition and orientation of target
  31. JTACs use an offset direction to:
    • Ease fire support coordination
    • align A/C for the attack or egress
    • Keep aircrews away from threats/hazards
  32. JTACs should avoid placing unnecessary ____ on the attack aircraft. Use only when needed.
    RESTRICTIONS
  33. "SPLITTING THE CONE"
    When IP to target run ins split the FAH.
  34. Options when splitting the cone occurs:
    • Change the FAH
    • Choose another IP
  35. EGRESS INSTRUCTIONS:
    Drive the A/C Flight path on the Egress Side.

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