Observer Fires Essay

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FM 3-09.30
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Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Observed Fire and Fire Support at Battalion Task Force and Below

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31 May 2001

FM 3-09.30 (6-30) Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Observed Fire and Fire Support at Battalion Task Force and Below
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HEADQUARTERS, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

Preface
The purpose of this field manual (FM) is to provide a source for the most current essential information about fire support at the battalion task force and company team levels and discuss the technical, operational, and organizational aspects of observed fire procedures. The doctrinal foundations for this
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4-1 Fire Support Communications Nets.......................................................................... 4-1 Fire Support Communications Net Diagrams ........................................................... 4-4

Chapter 5

TARGET LOCATION ............................................................................................... 5-1 Terrain-Map Association ........................................................................................... 5-1 Introduction to Methods of Target Location .............................................................. 5-1 Direction .................................................................................................................... 5-2 Distance .................................................................................................................... 5-8 Altitude/Elevation .................................................................................................... 5-14 Terrain Sketch......................................................................................................... 5-16 Methods of Target Location ................................................................................... 5-17 Precision Lightweight GPS Receiver ...................................................................... 5-20

Chapter 6

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