Fire Support for the Combined Arms Commander

 

Publication Title:                   Fire Support for the Combined Arms Commander
Publication/revision date:    01 OCT 2002
Field Manual:                        FM 3-09.31
                                               MCRP 3-16C
   Supersedes:                      FM 6-71, 29 SEP 1994
Distribution Restriction:       Approved for public release, distribution unlimited (public domain manuals)

Contents:
Table of Contents

COVER
PREFACE

Chapter 1

SYNCHRONIZATION
Key Terms and Definitions

Chapter 2

FIRE SUPPORT RESPONSIBILITIES
Maneuver Commander
Maneuver XO
Maneuver S3
Maneuver S2
Brigade/Task Force (TF) Engineer
Brigade/TF Chemical Officer
Air Liaison Officer (ALO)/Tactical Air Control Party (TACP)
Fire Support Coordinator (FSCOORD)/Direct Support (DS) Battalion Commander
Brigade Fire Support Officer (FSO)
Brigade Fire Support Plans Officer
Targeting Officer
DS Battalion S3
Battalion FSO
Company Commander
Company FSO
Combat Observation Lasing Team (COLT) and Striker Platoon
Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Staff Officer (IEWSO)
Staff Judge Advocate (SJA)
Psychological Operations (PSYOP) Representative
Civil Affairs Representative
Information Operations (IO) Representative
MI Company Commander
Aviation Liaison Officer (LNO)
Air Defense Artillery LNO

Chapter 3

THE TACTICS OF FIRE SUPPORT
Offensive Operations
Defensive Operations
Stability Operations
Support Operations
Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT)
Breaching Operations
Passage of Lines
Airborne Operations
Air Assault Operations

Chapter 4

FIRE SUPPORT TECHNIQUES AND PROCEDURES
Planning
Military Decision Making Process
Mission Analysis
Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield (IPB)
Commander's Intent
Commander's Guidance for Fire Support
Course of Action (COA) Development
Positioning Fire Support (FS) Assets and Observer Planning
COA Analysis and Comparison
COA Approval and Essential Fire Support Tasks
Orders Briefing
The Targeting Process and the MDMP
Preparation
Combined Arms Rehearsals
The Fire Planning Process
Execution
Focusing Fires and the Brigade and Task Force Fights
Clearance of Fires
Managing Fire Support Coordinating Measures
Counterfire and Radar Zone Management
Army Airspace Command and Control ( A2C2) and Close Air Support (CAS) Considerations
The Targeting Process During Mission Execution
Targeting Meetings
Preparation for the Targeting Meeting
Conducting the targeting meeting

Appendix A

EXAMPLES OF FIRE SUPPORT PRODUCTS

Appendix B

ARTILLERY AND MORTAR CHARACTERISTICS

Appendix C

CAS CHARACTERISTICS

Appendix D

NAVAL SURFACE FIRE SUPPORT CHARACTERISTIC

Appendix E

TARGET ACQUISITION AND IEW SYSTEMS
GLOSSARY
REFERENCES
AUTHENTICATION

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