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*FM 17-12-7

Field Manual
No. 17-12-7
Headquarters
Department of the Army
Washington, DC, 1 May 2000

FM 17-12-7

TANK GUNNERY TRAINING DEVICES AND USAGE STRATEGIES

Table of Contents


Preface

Chapter 1

Introduction

Chapter 2

Assessing and Developing a Device-Based Gunnery Training Strategy

Assessing the Unit's Training Level
Developing the Training Strategy

Chapter 3

Tank Weapon Gunnery Simulation System (TWGSS)

TWGSS Components
TWGSS Individual Components
TWGSS Capabilities and Limitations
TWGSS Training
System Information

Chapter 4

Conduct-of-Fire Trainer (COFT)

COFT Configurations
COFT Components
MCOFT Components
Capabilities and Limitations
COFT Training
Training with COFT
System Information

Chapter 5

Advanced Gunnery Training System (AGTS)

AGTS Components
Capabilities and Limitations
AGTS Training
Training with AGTS
System Information

Chapter 6

Platoon Gunnery Trainer (PGT)

COFT PGT
AGTS PGT
PGT Training
System Information

Chapter 7

Abrams Full-Crew Interactive Simulator Trainer (AFIST)

AFIST Configurations
AFIST Components
AFIST Capabilities and Limitations
Training with AFIST
System Information

Chapter 8

Thru-Sight Video (TSV) System

TSV Components
TSV Capabilities and Limitations
Training with the TSV
System Information

Chapter 9

Caliber .50 Inbore Device

Training with the Caliber .50 Inbore Device
System Information

Chapter 10

Targets and Target Mechanisms

Full-Scale Targets
Target Mechanisms

Chapter 11

Boresighting and Calibration Devices

Boresight Devices
Calibration Devices

Appendix

Gunnery Event Device Suitability

Glossary

References

Authentication

DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION: Approved for public release, distribution is unlimited.


*This publication supersedes FM 17-12-7, 11 March 1992 and FKSM 17-12-7-1-COFT, November 1994.



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