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what is trajectory?
arching flight path of the round from the muzzle of the weapon to the target
what is ordinate?
elevation of the flight path of the round above the line of sight
what is the maximum ordinate?
max elevation of that round above the line of sight along its flight path. this distance is reached at 2/3 the distance of the target
what is the degree of the cone of fire?
what is traversing fire?
fire against a wide target requiring changes in direction
what is seraching fire?
fire against a target in depth requiring changes in elevation
what is swinging taverse?
fire where major changes in direction with little in elevation
what are the employment prnciples?
coordination of fires
what is the most preferred position for a mg?
will provide both primary and secondary sectors of fire
what are some displacement considerations?
how much does the m2 weigh?
what are the rates of fire for the m2?
sustained-less than 40 rpm
rapid- 40 or more rpm
what are the ranges for the m2?
mex ef 1830 m
grazing fire 700m
how many mils of traverse are on a traversing bar?
which tripod is used for the m2?
how much does the mk19 weigh?
what are the rates of fire for the mk19
sustained 40 rpm 3-5 burst
rapid 60 rpm
cyclic 325-375 rpm
what are the ranges for a mk19?
max ef area 2212
max ef point 1500
min safe distance training 310
min safe dis com 75
how much armor plating can mk19 penetrate?
what tripod is used for the mk19?
how much does the m249 weigh loaded with drum?
what are the ranges for the m249?
max 3600 m
tracer burnout 900m
what are the rates of fire for the m249?
sustained 50 rpm
rapid 100 rpm
cyclic 850 rpm
when to change barrel on m249?
hot barrel/rapid 200 rounds or more in 2 min or less
sustained rate- 500 rounds within 10 min
cyclic rate- 850 fired within min
characteristics of mg section?
section ldr ssgt
three squads per section
two mg teams per squad
6 per section 2 per squad 1 per ft
total 22 marines
characteristics of a assault section?
section ldr sgt
six mk153 smaws per section two per squad one per team
total 13 marines
how many 81 mm per plt?
8 broken down into 3 mortars per section and one per squad
how much does the m240 weigh?
what are the rates of fire for the m240?
sustained 100 rpm
rapid 200 rpm
cyclic 650 rpm
what are the ranges for the m240?
grazing 600 m
what tripod does the m240 use?
what are the training principles?
train as you fight
make commanders responisble for training
use standards based training
use performance oriented traning
use mission oriented training
train to sustain proficiency
train to challenge
what is the def of movement to contact?
form of the offense designed to develop the situation and to establish or
when would you use movement to contact?
You are assigned a terrain/enemy oriented task with uncertain enemy situation where
time/space is a factor
What does a commander consider when selecting a formation
Speed, security, control, deployability
what formation do you use in contact remote?
What is contact remote?
Friendly unit is between him and the enemy. The greatest threat is from aircraft and long range artillery
what formation do you use when contact possible?
what does an advanced guard send out front?
what does the advanced party send forward?
what formation do you use when contact imminent?
when does movement to contact end?
Transition to the defense, makes decisive contact with the enemy