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*FM 3-09.22 (FM 6-20-2)

Field Manual
No. 3-09.22
Headquarters
Department of the Army
Washington, DC, 2 March 2001

 

FM 3-09.22

TACTICS, TECHNIQUES, AND PROCEDURES FOR CORPS ARTILLERY, DIVISION ARTILLERY, AND FIELD ARTILLERY BRIGADE OPERATIONS

 

Table of Contents


  PREFACE
Chapter 1 FIELD ARTILLERY MISSION, ROLES, CAPABILITIES, AND TASKS
  Section I — Mission, Roles, and Capabilities
  Field Artillery Mission
  Field Artillery Roles
  Capabilities
  Section II — Field Artillery Organization for Combat
  General
  Command Relationships
  Fundamentals
  Section III — Tasks and Responsibilities
  Corps Artillery
  Division Artillery
  Field Artillery Brigades
  US Marine Corps Artillery Regiment
 
Chapter 2 ORGANIZATIONS AND SYSTEMS CAPABILITIES AND LIMITATIONS
  Section I — Field Artillery Organizations
  Corps Artillery
  Division Artillery
  Field Artillery Brigade
  US Marine Corps Artillery Regiment
  Section II — Intelligence and Target Acquisition Systems
  General
  Intelligence Force Structure
  Corps Arty and Div Arty Target Acquisition Assets
 
Chapter 3 FIELD ARTILLERY TACTICS AND TECHNIQUES
  Section I — FA Fires in Support of Offensive Combat Operations
  General
  Employment of Offensive FA Fires
  FA Organization for Combat
  FA Positioning in the Offense
  Displacements in the Offense
  Communications
  Target Acquisition
  Survey
  Section II — FA Fires in Support of Defensive Combat Operations
  General
  Employment of Defensive FA Fires
  FA Organization for Combat
  Positioning and Displacements in the Defense
  Target Acquisition
  Meteorology
  Survey
  Section III — FA Fires in Support of Other Operations
  General
  Counterfire Operations
  Deep Operations
  Rear Security Operations
  Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses
  Section IV — Other Operations
  General
  Infiltrations
  Retrograde Operations
  River Crossings
  Encirclements
  Passage of Lines and Relief in Place
  Section V — Stability Operations and Support Operations
  General
  FA Tactics and Techniques in Support of Stability Operations and Support Operations
 
Chapter 4 FIELD ARTILLERY COMMAND POST OPERATIONS
  Section I — FA CP Responsibilities, Organizations, and Functions
  Role of Effective Information Management
  FA Command Posts
  Role of FA Commanders and Staff
  CP Organizations
  Functions and Responsibilities of Key Personnel
  Tactical Operations Center Functions and Responsibilities
  Administration and Logistic Operations Center Functions and Responsibilities
  Section II — Corps Arty CP Operations
  General
  Tactical Operations Centers
  Survey Planning and Coordination Element
  Liaison Sections
  Corps Arty Administration and Logistic Center
  Section III — Div Arty CP Operations
  Tactical Operations Center
  Target Acquisition Battery
  Section IV — FA Brigade CP Operations
  Tactical Operations Centers
  Headquarters Support Section
  Section V — FA Relationship and Interfaces with External FS Agencies
  General
  Force Fire Support Cells/Elements
  Deep Operations Coordination Cells
 
Chapter 5 FIELD ARTILLERY COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT
  Combat Service Support Characteristics
  Combat Service Support Functions
  Combat Service Support Infrastructure
  Combat Service Support of Offensive Operations
  Combat Service Support of Defensive Operations
  Combat Service Support of Stability Operations
  Combat Service Support of Support Operations
 
Chapter 6 FIELD ARTILLERY MISSION PLANNING, PREPARATION, AND EXECUTION
  Section I — Force Headquarters-Force Artillery Planning Interfaces
  General
  Force Main CP Planning Steps and Outputs
  Section II — The Field Artillery Mission Planning Process
  General
  Force Artillery Planning Steps and Outputs
  Section III — Field Artillery Planning Considerations
  Field Artillery-Focused Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield
  The FA Commander's and Staff Estimates
  FA Force Projection Operations
  Field Artillery Organization for Combat
  Command Post and Unit Positioning and Displacements
  Targeting
  Counterfire Operations
  FA Communications
  Fire Support Coordinating Measures
  Fratricide Prevention and Clearance of Fires
  Combat Service Support Planning Procedures
  Survey Operations
  Meteorological Operations
  Target Acquisition Radar Operations
  Alternate Command Post Capabilities
  Section IV — Mission Preparation Phase
  General
  Validity Checks
  Force Protection
  Target Tracking
  Logistic Preparations
  Rehearsals and Back Briefs
  Section V — Mission Execution Phase
  General
  Information Exchange
  Clearance of Fires
  Target Attack
  Counterfire Operations
  Logistics Operations
  CP Displacements
  Alternate Command Post Operations
  Battle Damage Assessment
  Reorganization and Reconstitution
 
Appendix A FIELD ARTILLERY IN COMBINED OPERATIONS
  Interoperability Considerations
 
Appendix B FIELD ARTILLERY COMMAND RELATIONSHIPS
 
Appendix C FIELD ARTILLERY ORGANIZATION FOR COMBAT
  Five Fundamentals
  Example
 
Appendix D FIELD ARTILLERY TACTICAL MISSIONS
  Standard Tactical Missions
  Nonstandard Tactical Missions
 
Appendix E ARTILLERY HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS BATTERIES
  Section I — Corps Arty Headquarters and Headquarters Battery
  Mission
  Corps Arty Headquarters
  Headquarters Battery
  Section II — Div Arty Headquarters and Headquarters Battery
  Mission
  Div Arty Headquarters
  Headquarters Battery
  Section III — FA Brigade Headquarters and Headquarters Battery
  Mission
  Brigade Headquarters
  Headquarters Battery
  Section IV — USMC Artillery Regiment Headquarters Battery
  Mission
  Regimental Headquarters
 
Appendix F LIAISON FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  Definition
  Doctrinal Requirements
  Field Artillery Liaison Team Organization
  Fire Support Liaison
  On-Order Missions
  Methods for Establishing Liaison
  Liaison Responsibilities
 
Appendix G FIELD ARTILLERY SUPPORT PLAN
  Field Artillery Support Plan Format
  Standards in FA Support Plan Development
  Field Artillery Support Plan Outline
  Survey Tab to the Field Artillery Support Plan
  AFATDS (or IFSAS) Tab to the Field Artillery Support Plan
  Target Acquisition Tab to the Field Artillery Support Plan
  Meteorology Tab to the Field Artillery Support Plan
  Artillery Intelligence Tab to the Field Artillery Support Plan
  Administrative-Logistics Tab to the Field Artillery Support Plan
  Field Artillery Synchronization Matrix Tab to the Field Artillery Support Plan
 
Appendix H FIELD ARTILLERY FORCE PROJECTION OPERATIONS
  Mobilization and Force Projection
  Predeployment/Mobilization Activities and Movement to Port of Embarkation
  Intertheater Force Deployments
  Deliberate/Benign Entry Operations
  Forced Entry Operations
  Reception, Staging, Onward Movement, and Integration
  Postconflict Activities
 
Appendix I FIELD ARTILLERY COMMAND, CONTROL, AND COMMUNICATIONS STRUCTURE
  Section I — System Descriptions
  Army Battle Command System
  Combat Net Radio System
  Area Common User System
  Army Data Distribution System
  Broadcast Systems
  Global Positioning System
  Fire Planning and Direction Systems
  Section II — Corps Arty Communications Structure
  Corps Arty Internal Networks
  Corps Arty External Networks
  Tactical Satellite
  Wire Communications
  Section III — Div Arty Communications Structure
  Div Arty Communications Net Structure
  Div Arty Internal Nets
  Div Arty External Nets
  TACSAT
  Wire Communications
  Div Arty Area Common User System
  Section IV — FA Brigade Communications Structure
  FA Brigade Internal Nets
  FA Brigade External Nets
  Wire Communications
  FA Brigade Area Common User System
 
Appendix J FIELD ARTILLERY TACTICAL AND DIGITAL REHEARSALS
  Field Artillery Tactical Rehearsals
  Field Artillery Digital Rehearsals
 
Glossary GLOSSARY
Bibliography BIBLIOGRAPHY
Authentication AUTHENTICATION

 

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*This publication supersedes FM 6-20-2, 7 January 1993.



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