Accession Number : ADA313898

Title :   Task Analysis for Employ Field Artillery as Accomplished by a Battalion Task Force. Critical Combat Function 8 (CCF 8).

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

Corporate Author : BDM FEDERAL INC SEASIDE CA

Personal Author(s) : Kastanek, Larry ; McIlroy, Bartholomew J.

PDF Url : ADA313898

Report Date : JUL 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 100

Abstract : The purpose of CCF 8 is employment of field artillery assets under control or in support of the TF to provide indirect fires on enemy terrain in accordance with TF commanders concept and intent. The outcomes include: (1) Fire support plan includes positioning and employment of FOs, COLTs, and FIST-Vs, as well as integration of field artillery fires, to support the TF plan and commanders guidance. (2) FOs, COLTs, and FIST-Vs are positioned to observe, process and control indirect fire missions on NAIs, TAIs, preplanned targets, or immediate calls for fire. (3) Coordination with supporting field artillery firing headquarters during mission execution is continuous, ensuring that the processing and control of fires supports the TF plan and commanders intent. (4) Planned artillery fires are provided in a timely and accurate manner. (5) During mission execution, TF FSO and fire support assets provide expertise and recommendations to the Command Group on employment of field artillery fires.

Descriptors :   *BATTALION LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS, *TASK FORCES, *FIRE SUPPORT, *ARTILLERY FIRE, CONTROL, LOGISTICS SUPPORT, EMPLOYMENT, FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), FIELD TESTS, TERRAIN, MISSIONS, ENEMY, MILITARY COMMANDERS, ARTILLERY UNITS, INDIRECT FIRE, FIELD ARMY.

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE