Accession Number : AD0714913

Title :   Course in Firing Medium-Caliber Antiaircraft Artillery of the Red Army.

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER WASHINGTON D C

Report Date : 26 JUN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 55

Abstract : The Course in Marksmanship for medium caliber anti-aircraft artillery, 1944, includes a listing of the combat marksmanship exercises which have been selected as applicable to those missions carried out by medium caliber artillery in a combat situation. Combat marksmanship exercises are divided into gun, battery and battalion; and are conducted in accordance with the list of record firing in a sequence which insures transition from more simple to more complex firing situations. In mastering the 'Course in Marksmanship,' marksmanship exercises must be conducted in the first (preparatory), second and third missions. The firing is conducted at sleeve targets towed by aircraft. In those cases in which an aircraft with sleeve target cannot by used permission is granted to conduct firing at aircraft flying at reduced altitudes. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ARTILLERY FIRE, INSTRUCTION MANUALS), (*ANTIAIRCRAFT GUNNERY, MILITARY TRAINING), GUNNERY TRAINERS, MILITARY PERSONNEL, FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS, AERIAL TARGETS, IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS, USSR

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Fire Control and Bombing Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE