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Military

Practice Exercise
Lesson 3

Instructions The following items will test your understanding of the material covered in this lesson. There is only one correct answer for each item. When you have completed the exercise, check your answers with the answer key that follows. If you answer any item incorrectly, review that part of the lesson which contains the portion involved.

1. When required to defend a convoy with Chaparral, why is it best to pre-position them along the march route at critical points?

A. The Chaparral carrier cannot maintain convoy speeds.
B. Chaparral cannot be fired while carrier is moving.
C. It takes a long time to prepare the Chaparral for firing.
D. Chaparral crew members can serve as road guides in these areas.
2. M42 Dusters are best employed in _______________ strength.

A. squad
B. section
C. battery
D. team
3. In an area defense, Hawk coverage is weighted toward the __________________ and any exposed unit boundaries.

A. FEBA
B. rear
C. avenue of approach
D. defended area
4. The ACA exercises his authority through the airspace __________________ center located in the TACC.

A. management
B. management liaison
C. control
D. distribution
5. An ADW of _____________ means that attack by hostile aircraft is imminent or in progress.

A. white
B. yellow
C. red
D. green
6. The _________ battalion commander is the division ADA officer and principal advisor to the division commander on AD matters.

A. Hawk
B. Patriot
C. HIMAD
D. SHORAD
7. The process of directing the activities of military forces to obtain an objective is called ____________________.

A. command and control
B. command and direction
C. operation management
D. effectiveness coordination
8. The ______________ is a subelement of brigade or battalion TOCs and battery and platoon CPs where the commander exercises fire direction, distribution, and or fire control.

A. CP
B. TOC
C. FDC
D. tactical support
9. In all defenses, the Redeye _______________ commands his fire units, positions his team, and supervises the distribution of his assets.

A. section leader
B. squad leader
C. platoon sergeant
D. platoon leader
10. The ________ system will provide very low- to very high-altitude AD of critical assets.

A. Hawk
B. Stinger
C. Vulcan
D. Patriot
11. The _____________ describe the progressive alert postures primarily for use between the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the commanders of unified unofficial commands.

A. DEFCONs
B. WADs
C. ROE
D. SORs
12. Which of the following describe the relative degree with which the fires of AD systems are managed?

A. ADWs.
B. SORs.
C. ADEs.
D. WCSs.
13. There are how many versions of the Vulcan ADA weapon system?

A. Two.
B. Four.
C. Six.
D. Eight.
14. What is one of the capabilities that the Stinger missile system has that the Redeye does not?

A. Man-portable.
B. Shoulder-fired.
C. IFF.
D. Ability to provide low-altitude AD.
15. In a critical asset weighted defense, the Patriot system provides ___________ coverage against threat aircraft.

A. 90o
B. 120o
C. 180o
D. 360o
16. Which of the following is described as airspace of defined dimensions in which there is concentrated employment of numerous and varied airspace users?

A. HIDACZ.
B. Congested airspace activity area.
C. Restricted air operations zone.
D. MRRs.
17. The ______________ is a zone established in an area where no effective surface-to-air capability is deployed.

A. WEZ
B. FEZ
C. HIMEZ
D. LOMEZ
18. The ______________ represent the commander's evaluation of the probability of air attack within his area of operations.

A. ADWs
B. SORs
C. DEFCONs
D. WADs
19. Under which method of control does a higher echelon authorize target engagement?

A. Decentralized.
B. Centralized.
C. Autonomous.
D. Internal.
20. The _____________ are real-time commands used to control AD engagements on a case-by-case basis, regardless of the prevailing WCS.

A. readiness orders
B. combat directives
C. WCSs
D. fire control orders
21. The ____________ is an area and the airspace above it within which procedures are established to minimize mutual interference between AD and other operations.

A. ADOA
B. AD action area
C. high-density fire zone
D. ADIZ

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