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INTRODUCTION TO MANPAD (16S) STINGER

SUBCOURSE NO. AD 0575

US Army Air Defense Artillery School Fort Bliss, Texas

Eight Credit Hours

GENERAL

This subcourse is designed to teach the knowledge necessary for performing tasks related to a man-portable air defense (MANPAD) crew member. Information is provided on tactical equipment, handling and firing the Stinger weapon, aircraft detection and engagement procedures, Stinger crew operations, and forward area alerting radar (FAAR)/target alert data display system (TADDS). Information is also provided on relations with supported units, mobility and combat loading, system support capabilities, Stinger training concepts, and moving target simulator (MTS) training. The subcourse is presented in three lessons; each lesson corresponds to a terminal objective.

Lesson 1: INTRODUCTION TO MANPAD (16S) STINGER

TASK: Describe the tactical equipment used with the Stinger weapon system and procedures used to handle and fire the weapon.

CONDITIONS: Given information about all tactical equipment used with the Stinger weapon system, the handling procedures for the Stinger weapon system, and the procedures for readying the Stinger weapon for firing.

STANDARDS: Demonstrate competency of skill and knowledge by responding to the multiple-choice test covering procedures for handling and firing the Stinger weapon.

Lesson 2: MANPAD CREW OPERATIONS

TASK: Describe the methods for detecting, interrogating, identifying, and engaging aircraft. Describe Stinger crew operations.

CONDITIONS: Given information on the methods of aircraft detection and Stinger crew operations.

STANDARDS: Demonstrate competency of skill and knowledge by responding to the multiple-choice test covering methods of aircraft detection and crew operations.

(This objective supports SM Tasks 441-066-3021, 441-066-3024, 441-066-3026, 441-066-3028, 441-066-3032, 441-066-3036, 441-066-3040.)

Lesson 3: STINGER TRAINING AND TRAINING DEVICES

TASK: Describe Stinger training concepts and MTS training.

CONDITIONS: Given information on the concepts of Stinger training and MTS training.

STANDARDS: Demonstrate competency of skill and knowledge by responding to the multiple-choice test covering concepts on Stinger training and MTS training.

Unless otherwise stated, whenever masculine gender is used, both men and women are included.

ADMINISTRATIVE INSTRUCTIONS

SUBCOURSE CONTENT

This subcourse contains three lessons and an examination. It is designed to familiarize you with the operations of MANPAD Stinger.

Supplementary Requirements

There are no supplementary requirements for this subcourse.

Supervisory Assistance. There are no supervisory requirements for completion of this subcourse.

References. No supplementary references are needed for this subcourse.

GRADING AND CERTIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE STUDENT

Eight credit hours will be awarded for successful completion of the subcourse.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Lesson 1: INTRODUCTION TO MANPAD (16S) STINGER

Lesson 2: MANPAD CREW OPERATIONS

Lesson 3: STINGER TRAINING AND TRAINING DEVICES