1. Seven steps to Engagement area development
    • Identify Avenues of Approach
    • Determine enemy scheme of maneuver
    • Determine Kill Zone
    • Plan Integrate Obstacles
    • Emplace Weapon Systems
    • Plan and Integrate Indirect Fires
    • Rehearse Executions

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  2. List 9 terrain based direct fire control measures
    • TRP
    • EA
    • Sector of fire
    • Direction of fire
    • Terrain based quadrant
    • Friendly based quadrant
    • MEL
    • RFL
    • FPL

    TRP, EA, MEL, FPL, RFL, quadrants, sector, direction
  3. List the nine enemy based direct fire control measures
    • Fire Patterns
    • Target Array
    • Engagement Priorities
    • Weapons ready posture
    • Engagement Criteria
    • Weapons control status
    • ROE
    • Weapons Safety Posture
    • Engagement Techniques

  4. List the eight direct fire principles
    • Mass the effect of fire
    • Destroy the greatest threat first
    • Avoid target Overkill
    • Employ the best weapon for target
    • Minimize friendly exposure
    • Avoid Fratricide
    • Plan for extreme limited visability
    • Develop contingencies

    The ones you always forget are Minimize Exposure, and Develop Contingencies
  5. List the 7 steps of the MDMP Process
    • Receipt Mission
    • Mission Analysis
    • COA Development
    • COA Analysis
    • COA Comparison
    • COA Aproval
    • Orders Production

  6. List the eight types of tactical enabling operations:
    • Recon Operations
    • Security Operations
    • Troop Movement
    • Combined arms breach operations
    • River Crossing Operations
    • Relief in place
    • Passage of Lines
    • Tactical Informational Operations

    Recon, Security, Movement, Breach, River, Relief, Passage, TIO
  7. List the 4 types of recon operations
    • Route
    • Area
    • Zone
    • Recon in Force
  8. List two types of support operations
    • Domestic
    • Foreign humanitarian
  9. List the four forms of support operations
    • Relief
    • Support to incidents involving WMD
    • Support to local law enforcement
    • Community assistance
  10. List the ten types of Stability Operations
    • Peace Operations
    • Foreign Internal Defense
    • Security Assistance
    • Humanitarian civic assistance
    • Support to insurgencies
    • Support to Counter Drug
    • Combating Terrorism
    • Non Combatant evacuation operations
    • Arms Control
    • Show of Force

    Peace, Internal, Security, Humanitarian, Insurgencies, Drug, Terrorism, Evacuation, Arms, Show of force
  11. List the three types of retrograde operations
    • Delay
    • Withdrawal
    • Retirement
  12. List thre types of defense
    Mobile, Area, Retrograde
  13. What are the five fundamentals of Breach Operations
    • Suppress
    • Obscure
    • Secure
    • Reduce
    • Assault
  14. What are the five forms of maneuver
    • Envelopment
    • Turning Movement
    • Infiltration
    • Penetration
    • Frontal Attack
  15. What is the planning range of 120mm mortar
    7200 meters
  16. What is thr planing range of 81mm mortar
    5600 meters
  17. What is the planning range for the 60 mm Mortar
    3490 meters
  18. List the eight forms of contact
    • Observation
    • Indirect
    • Direct
    • Obstacles
    • Indirect
    • Chemical
    • EW
    • Air
    • Reserve
  19. What are the seven fundamentals of reconnaissance
    • Ensure Continuous Recon
    • Do not keep recon in reserve
    • Orient Recon on Objective
    • Report info rapidly
    • Retain Fredom of Maneuver
    • Gain and maintain contact
    • Develop Situation Rapidly
  20. List four steops of action on contact
    • Deploy and report
    • Evaluate and Develop
    • Chose COA
    • Recommend
  21. What are the 4 types of military operations?
    • Offense
    • Defense
    • Stability
    • Support
  22. The commander utilizes these four tools to complete operations in terms of war fighting functions
    • People
    • Organization
    • Info
    • Process
  23. List the five types of battlefield Organizations
    • Decisive Operations
    • Shaping Operations
    • Sustaining Operations
    • Main Effort
    • Supporting Effort
  24. List the 5 levels of Operational Framework
    • AO
    • Area of Influence
    • Area of Interest
    • Informational Environement
    • Battle Space
  25. List the five elements of combat power
    • Maneuver
    • Firepower
    • Leadership
    • Protection
    • Information
  26. List five factors of METT-TC
    • Mission
    • Enemy
    • Time
    • Terrain
    • Troops
    • Civilians
  27. List the five tenants of Army operations
    • Agility
    • initiative
    • depth
    • synchronization
    • versatility
  28. List the nine principles of war
    • Objective
    • Ofensive
    • Mass
    • maneuver
    • Security
    • Surprise
    • Simplicity
    • Unity of Command
    • Economy of Force
  29. List the four types of full spectrum operations
    • Offensive
    • Defense
    • Stability
    • Support
  30. What is the tracking time window for the TOW ATGM
    12-14 secounds
  31. What is the planning range for a tow
  32. List the three basic fire patterns a company commander may employ to focus, shift, and distribute fires against any enemy formation
    • Frontal
    • Cross
    • Depth
  33. HVT
    Is a target that the enemy commander requires for the successful completion of his mission
  34. HPT
    Is a target that must be successfully attacked for the success of the friendly commander's mission.
  35. Key Tasks
    Are those tasks that the force must perform as a whole or the conditions the force must meet to achieve the endstate and stated purpose of the operation. They are not tied to a specific tied to a specific COA; rather they identify what the force must do to achieve the end state.
  36. A COA must meet these five screening criteria.
    • Feasibility
    • Acceptable
    • Suitable
    • Distinguishable
    • Complete
  37. An assumption is valid if it passes two tests
    • Valid means that the assumption is like to be true. Do not assume away potential problems.
    • Necessary is weather the assumption is essential for planning.
  38. An assumption is
    a supposition on the current situation or presupposition on the future course of events, either or both assumed to be true in a the absence of positive proof necessary to enable the commander in the process of planning to complete an estimate of the situation and make a decision on the course of action
  39. Facts
    Are statements of known data concerning the situation including enemy and friendly disposition, available troops. unit strength and material readiness.
  40. Limitations
    are restrictions placed on the command by a higher command
  41. Essential tasks
    are specific or implied tasks that must be executed to acomplish the mission. Essential Tasks are always included in the units mission statement
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