Accession Number : ADA313894

Title :   Peer Review. Coordinating Draft Task Analysis for Coordinate, Synchronize, and Integrate Fire Support (Critical Combat Function 15) as Accomplished by a Battalion Task Force.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept. 17 Jul 92-15 Mar 96,

Corporate Author : BDM FEDERAL INC SEASIDE CA

Personal Author(s) : McIlroy, Bartholomew J., Jr

PDF Url : ADA313894

Report Date : JUL 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 121

Abstract : The purpose of CCF 15 is synchronization and integration of indirect fire support with TF maneuver and direct fires on enemy and terrain in accordance with TF commanders' concept and intent. Employment of indirect fire support assets under TF control to support the TF in mission execution. The outcomes include: (1) Fire support plan includes positioning, allocation and employment of FOs, COLTs, FIST-Vs and ground TACPs, as well as integration of all indirect fires. (2) FOs, COLTs, FIST-Vs, and TACP are positioned to observe, process, and control indirect fire support missions and NAIs, TAIs and preplanned targets. (3) Coordination with supporting field artillery firing HQ, brigade HQ and FSE, and Mr Force elements controlling CAS is continuous to ensure synchronization and integration with TF plan and commanders intent. (4) Planned artillery, mortar fires and CAS are timely and accurate; fire support plan is flexible to allow TF Commander and his subordinates to process and control fires on unplanned targets. (5) TF FSO, mortar platoon leader, and TACP provide timely recommendations to Command Group.

Descriptors :   *BATTALION LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS, *TASK FORCES, *FIRE SUPPORT, LINE OF SIGHT, LOGISTICS SUPPORT, LEADERSHIP, FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), FIELD TESTS, TERRAIN, MISSIONS, ENEMY, MILITARY COMMANDERS, ARTILLERY, GUNFIRE, PLATOON LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS, ARTILLERY UNITS, FIELD ARMY, MORTARS.

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE