Accession Number : ADA313904

Title :   Task Analysis for Employ Mortars as Accomplished by a Battalion Task Force. Critical Combat Function 7 (CCF 7).

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

Corporate Author : BDM FEDERAL INC SEASIDE CA

Personal Author(s) : Kastanek, Larry ; Jarrett, Paul

PDF Url : ADA313904

Report Date : JUL 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 60

Abstract : The purpose of CCF 7 is the timely employment of mortar fires, by the task force and its subordinate units, on the enemy or terrain in support of the commanders' concept and intent. The outcomes include: (1) The TF FS plan incorporates the use of mortars in support of TF and Team objectives. (2) The mortar platoons' movements and fires are part of a comprehensive plan that incorporates mortar fires with the TF's scheme of maneuver. (3) Support or command relationships based upon targets and mission are established for the mortar platoon. (4) Coordination between the mortar platoon, TF FSE, and the companies is continuous. Fires are coordinated and executed in a manner that supports the TF plan.

Descriptors :   *BATTALION LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS, *TASK FORCES, *MORTARS, EMPLOYMENT, TERRAIN, MANEUVERS, TIMELINESS, MILITARY COMMANDERS, PLATOON LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS.

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE