When are FST developed?
MDMP during Receipt of Mission / Mission Analysis.
How many and what the elements that comprise FSTs?
- 1. Task
- 2. Purpose
- 3. Execution
- 4. Assessment
____- Specifies the "what" that fires must accomplish for a phase of the operation.
____- Specifies the "why" of the task which is the targeting objective against a specific target.
_____- Specifies the "who, when and where" for each Task.
How is the execution described? (hint: TTLODAC)
- Target #/Type
- Delivery System
- Attack Guidance / # of iterations
- Communications networks
The alternate method or additional information used to describe the Execution of FST is what? (hint: PPAR)
- Positioning Guidance
_____-establish criteria to measure task accomplishment & assists in determination of re-attack criteria. (usually stated w/ MOE, MOP, or BDA).
_____- Tasks the FA must accomplish to achieve a FST.
Field Artillery Task (FAT)
FATs are constructed in what format?
How many and what are the types of problems?
- 1. Well-structured
- 2. Medium-structured
- 3. Ill-structured
Where do FST originate?
- From higher HQ directives (specified, implied tasks)
- Commander's Guidance during MDMP (fire support planning guidance, recommendations from fires planning cell, & from other/special staff)