BWS Acronyms

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  1. Tactical Flight Mission Planing
    M3
    R
    D
    F
    W
    R
    C
    • Mission - Analyze
    • Map & Photo Recon
    • Modes of Flight Selected
    • Routes - Primary/Alternates
    • Determine - Distance, Speed, Time
    • Fuel Required
    • Weather Briefing
    • Risk Assessment
    • Crew Brief
  2. Risk Management
    I
    A
    M
    I
    S
    • Identify the Hazards
    • Assesses the Risks
    • Make a Decision
    • Implement the Controls
    • Supervise
  3. Hazards to Terrian Flight
    M
    P

    H
    O
    • Meteorological
    • Physical - Natural (Trees, Terrain, Birds, etc.)
    • Man-Made (Towers, Buildings, Other A/C)
    • Wires (Tow, Commo, Power, Guy, Fences, Booby Traps)
    • Human (Attitude, Physical Conditioning)
    • Other ( Direct/Indirect Fire, A/C Maintance)
  4. Inadvertent IMC
    A
    H

    T
    A
    T
    T
    R
    • Attitude
    • Heading
    • Torque
    • Airspeed
    • Trim (After A/C control is Established)
    • Transponder (Emergency 7700)
    • Recover IAW Local Procedures
  5. Tactical Reports
    S S
    A A
    L L
    U T
    T W
    E
    W
    • Size
    • Activity
    • Location
    • Unit/Uniform
    • Time
    • Equipment
    • Aviation Uses - S A L T W
    • What you are doing
  6. Aerial Observation
    Purpose
    Definition of Visual Search
    Purpose - To Detect Objects or Activities on the Ground

    • Definition of Visual Search -
    • Systematic Visual Coverage of a Given Area, so that All Parts of the Area are Observed or Scanned
  7. Aerial Observation - Key Tasks
    D
    I
    L
    R
    • Detect
    • Identify
    • Locate
    • Report
  8. Aerial Observation - Factors That Effect Visual Search
    W
    A
    A
    T
    C - M C L O S S T T
    H
    • Weather
    • Altitude
    • Airspeed
    • Terrain
    • Cues -
    • .Movement
    • .Color
    • . Light
    • . Obvious Sightings
    • . Smoke
    • . Shadows
    • . Texture
    • . Trails
    • Human Factors
  9. Aerial Observation - Visual Search Techniques
    Motive
    Stationary
    Side Scan
    • Motive - 10 Knots or Greater, Terrain Flight Altitudes
    • Non-Observation Sector
    • Observation Work Sector
    • Acquisition Sector
    • Recognition Sector

    Stationary
    - NOE at a Hover

    • Side Scan - 100' AGL or Higher at Cruise Airspeed
    • Look out approx. 1000m & search in toward the A/C
    • Look out 1/2 of the distance & search in toward the A/C
    • Look out 1/4 of the distance & search in toward the A/C
    • Repeat the Procedure
  10. Wind Recognition
    F
    G
    A
    • Forecast vs. Actual Winds
    • Ground Cues - (Wind Socks, Wind T, Flags, Smoke, Dust, Snow, Leaves, Crops, Weeds, Ponds, & Lakes)
    • Aircraft Cues - (Apparent Ground Speed & Crab Angle)
  11. Fundamentals of Reconnaissance
    G
    O
    R
    R
    D
    E
    E
    • Gain and Maintain Contact
    • Orient on Objective
    • Report Rapidly and Accurately
    • Retain Freedom to Maneuver
    • Develop the Situation rapidly
    • Ensure max Recon Forces Forward
    • Ensure Continuous Reconnaissance
  12. Actions on Contact
    D
    C
    R
    D
    C
    • Deploy to Cover
    • Continue to Observe
    • Report
    • Develop the Situation - (Dismounted/Mounted Recon, Recon by Fire)
    • Choose a Course of Action
  13. Actions on Contact - Evasive Maneuvers
    T
    L

    F
    H2
    A2
    • Tanks/Small Arms
    • Large Caliber, AA Fire (Radar Controlled)
    • Fighters
    • Helicopters
    • Heat Seeking Missiles
    • Anti-tank Guided Missiles
    • Artillery
  14. Actions on Contact - If You Are Hit
    A
    C
    E
    F
    R - S A L R
    M
    F
    L
    • Assess Controllability
    • Check Instruments/Warnings/Cautions
    • Emergency Procedures if necessary
    • Flight Problems? - Evasive Action
    • Radio Call (Mayday/Pan Pan) - Situation Location Action Request assistance if Needed
    • Monitor instruments for a Malfunction
    • Fly to Nearest Secure Location
    • Land & Inspect Aircraft
  15. Target Handover to Attack Helicopter
    A
    T
    M
    E
    P
    • Alert and Target Description
    • Target Location
    • Method of Engagement
    • Execution
    • Post Engagement/Attack Actions
  16. Techniques of Movement
    3 Techniques (along with Mode of Flight & Enemy Contact)
    • Traveling- Low Level/Contour-Not Likely
    • Traveling Overwatch - Contour - Possible
    • Bounding Overwatch - Contour/NOE - Expected
  17. LZ/PZ Holding Area Recon - Tactical
    M
    S
    L
    • Mission
    • Security
    • Location
  18. LZ/PZ Holding Area Recon - Technical
    L
    O
    N
    G
    L
    A
    S
    S
    V
    • Landing Formation
    • Obstacles
    • Number of Aircraft
    • Ground Slope
    • Loads
    • App. & Depart. Directions
    • Size of LZ/PZ
    • Surface Condition
    • Vulnerability
  19. LZ/PZ Holding Area Recon - Meteorological
    V
    D
    P
    C
    • Visibility
    • Density Altitude
    • Prevailing Winds
    • Ceiling
  20. LZ/PZ Holding Area Recon - Holding Area
    C
    O
    K
    A
    S
    • Cover & Concealment
    • Obstacles within the Holding Area
    • Ket Terrain
    • Avenues of App. & Depart.
    • Security
  21. Route Reconnaissance
    Why?

    Minimum Info Needed:
    D
    L
    T
    T
    Why - To Obtain Detailed Information About a Specific Route and all Adjacent Terrain where the Enemy Could Influence Movement Along the Route

    • Minimum Info Needed:
    • Designation of the Route
    • Limits of the Route
    • Time of day to be used
    • Type & number of Units or Vehicles
  22. Route Reconnaissance - Ground Routes
    Roads:
    S
    S
    W
    D
    G
    D
    C
    • Surface
    • Surface Condition
    • Width
    • Drainage
    • Grades & Curves
    • Drive-off Capability
    • Concealment
  23. Route Reconnaissance - Ground Routes
    Bridge/Tunnels/Underpasses:
    C2
    L2
    B
    • Construction Type & Condition
    • Clearance
    • Length & Width
    • Location
    • Bypass Condition (Easy/Difficult/Impossible)
  24. Route Reconnaissance - Ground Routes
    Ground Route Classification:
    W
    M - Class Category
    T - Identifier
    • Width
    • Military Load-carrying Capacity
    • .Class 50 - Average Traffic Route
    • .Class 80 - Heavy Traffic Route
    • .Class 120 - Very Heavy Traffic Route
    • Type (X-All Weather, Y-Limited All Weather, Z-Fair Weather)
  25. Route Reconnaissance - Ground Routes
    Air Routes:
    H
    E
    L
    L
    • Hazards to Flight
    • Ease of navigation
    • Location of Enemy
    • Location of Landing Sites/Zones
  26. Route Reconnaissance - Ground Routes
    Rivers:
    F
    E
    W
    B
    C
    • Flow rate
    • Estimated Depth
    • Width
    • Bank & Bed Conditions
    • Crossing Sites
  27. Call For & Adjust Indirect Fire
    (6 Elements, 3 Transmissions)
    1st Call
    O
    W
    2nd Call
    T
    3rd Call
    T
    M
    M
    • 1st Call
    • Observer ID
    • Warning Order
    • 2nd Call
    • Target Location
    • 3rd Call
    • Target Description
    • Method of Engagement
    • Method of Fire & Control
  28. Call For & Adjust Indirect Fire
    Message to Observer (MTO):
    F
    A
    R
    T3
    • FFE Battery
    • Adjusting Battery
    • Rounds per Tube
    • Type shell/Fuse Combination
    • Target Reference Number
    • Time of Flight
  29. Landing Area Recon
    T
    S
    L
    O
    W
    • Tactical Situation
    • Size & Suitability
    • Long Axis
    • Obstacles
    • Winds
  30. Abort Criteria for Slopes
    C
    A
    M
    P
    S
    • Cyclic Limits
    • Aircraft Limits
    • Mast Bumping
    • Personal Limits
    • Sliding

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