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FM 3-11.19
MCWP 3-37.4
NTTP 3-11.29
AFTTP(I) 3-2.44


FIELD MANUAL NO. 3-11.19
Headquarters
Department of the Army
United States Marine Corps
United States Navy
United States Air Force
Washington, DC, 30 July 2004
Change 1, 31 December 2008

FM 3-11.19

Multi-Service Tactics, Techniques, And Procedures For Nuclear, Biological, And Chemical Reconnaissance

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


Preface

Scope

a. This publication provides multiservice tactics, techniques, and procedures (MTTP) for planning and conducting nuclear, biological, and chemical (NBC) reconnaissance operations to detect, define the limits of, mark, sample, and identify NBC and toxic industrial material (TIM) contamination that United States (US) forces may encounter in an NBC environment. The term NBC environment as used in this publication refers to an environment in which there is deliberate or accidental employment of NBC weapons, release of industrial chemicals, or contamination with radiological materials.

b. The users of this manual are NBC staff officers and noncommissioned officers (NCOs), unit commanders, and others who are involved in planning and conducting NBC reconnaissance operations.

Purpose

This publication provides commanders, staffs, and unit leaders with a key reference for planning and conducting NBC reconnaissance operations. It addresses concepts, principles, and fundamentals for multiservice considerations. It also serves as a key source document for developing other multiservice manuals and refining existing training support packages (TSPs), training center exercises, and service school curriculum. The information furnished provides data that can be used to support NBC reconnaissance planning and operations based on intelligence preparation of the battlespace (IPB).

Application

This publication is designed for use at operational and tactical levels. It supports the command staff plan for preparing and conducting NBC reconnaissance operations. It is prepared as a multiservice publication to define service capabilities when conducting NBC reconnaissance. The manual also provides guidance on dismounted and mounted techniques for NBC reconnaissance leaders and personnel who are conducting NBC
reconnaissance missions.

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FM 3-11.19: Multi-Service Tactics, Techniques, And Procedures For Nuclear, Biological, And Chemical Reconnaissance WITH CHANGE 1 (4,268 KB)
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