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FM 6-16-2


CHANGE
No. 1

HEADQUARTERS
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Washington, DC, 15 January 1982

FM 6-16-2

TABLES FOR ARTILLERY METEOROLOGY (VISUAL) BALLISTIC TYPE 3 AND COMPUTER MESSAGES AND LIMITED SURFACE OBSERVATIONS

Table of Contents


CHANGE 1, 27 January 1984

FIGURES

CHARTS

TABLES

IMPLEMENTED STANAGs

CHAPTER 1 - Introduction

Purpose and Scope

Time Zones, Global Octants, and Regions

CHAPTER 2 - Meteorological Tables and Charts

Section I - General Tables and Charts for Meteorological Messages

Description of Tables and Charts

Zone Structure of Atmosphere

Horizontal Distance Tables

Pressure Conversion (Inches of Mercury to Millibars)

Conversion of Pressure to Percent of Standard

Virtual Temperature Tables

Section II - Tables for Type 3 Ballistic Messages for Surface-to-Surface Trajectories

General

Surface Temperature, Percent of Standard

Mean Surface Density

Weighted Wind Speed Tables (Type 3 Message)

CHAPTER 4 - Limited Surface Observation

Section I - Tables for Limited Observations

General

SUPREP Code (Symbolic Breakdown)

Tables

Section II - Instructions for Taking Surface Weather Observations

Message Identifier

Station Location

Date and Time

Sky Condition

Wind Direction and Speed

Visibility (v)

Weather and Obstructions to Vision (w)

State of Road in Vicinity of Observation Point (R)

State of Terrain in Vicinity of Observation Point (T)

Temperature (TT)

Pressure (PPPP)

Wind Direction (dd)

Wind Speed (ff)

Amount of Low Cloud (Nh)

Height of Low Cloud (ha)

Indicator for Surf Data (99)

Plain Language Remarks

DA Form 5033-R, Limited Surface Observation

Appendix - References

Authorization Letter


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