WTI Fire Support Airspace Coordination Measures

  1. Fire support coodination measures fall into what two broad categories?
    • Permissive
    • Restrictive
  2. Who establishes all fire support coodinating measures?
    • JFC
    • Joint Force Commander
  3. Who recommends the establishment of all fire support coordinating measures?
    The maneuver commander or CLF/MAGTF commander
  4. Boundries are used by the _________ commander to designate the geographical limits of the area of operations of a unit.
  5. A CFL is applicable to which of the following fire support means?
    Motars, artillery, and naval surface fire support ships.
  6. What is the purpose of the CFL?
    Expedite the attack of targets beyond the CFL without coordination with the ground commander in whose zone of action the targets are located.
  7. T/F An FSCL is applicable to all fire support means, including aircraft.
  8. T/F The FSCL should be located on terrain that is readily identifiable from the air.
  9. T/F A Free Fire Area (FFA) is applicable to all fire support means, including aircraft.
  10. A FFA may only be established by the civilian or military commander with jurisdiction over the area, but it is normally established by the ______ or ______ ________.
    • CLF
    • or
    • MAGTF Commander
  11. T/F A BCL is applicable to all fire support means, including aircraft.
  12. The purpose of a BCL is to:
    Facilitate the expeditious attack of targets between the BCL and the FSCL.
  13. A BCL is an exclusive _____ _____ fire support coordinating measure.
    Marine Corps
  14. The purpose of the RFL is to:
    prevent fratricide between converging friendly forces.
  15. The location of the RFL is based on the recommendation of the:
    FSC of the common commander of the converging force, and the FSC's of the converging forces.
  16. A RFL is established by the:
    common commander of the converging forces.
  17. T/F While there is no requirement in doctrinal publications to this effect, an RFA should be readily identifiable on the ground, as well as from the air.
  18. A specific area into which no fires, or the effects of those fires, are allowed is called a _____.
  19. List the two exceptions to the prohibition against fires within an NFA.
    • 1. When the establishing commander of the NFA approves fires within the NFA on a mission basis.
    • 2. When an enemy force within the NFA engages friendly forces, the commander may engage the enemy to defend his force.
  20. What is the definition of an ACA?
    A three dimendional block of airspace in a target area, established by the appropriate ground commander, in which friendly aircraft are reasonably safe from friendly surface fires.
  21. What is the purpose of an ACA?
    Ensure aircrew safety and effective use of indirect supporting surface fires by deconfliction of time and space.
  22. An ACA is a ___________ fire support coordination measure.
  23. Who establishes formal ACA's?
    Airspace Control Agency
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