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RSOP, COVER, AND DECEPTION FOR ADA UNITS

SUBCOURSE NO. AD 0717

EDITION 6

THREE CREDIT HOURS

US ARMY AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY SCHOOL
FORT BLISS TEXAS 79916

December 1985

GENERAL

This subcourse presents procedures, techniques, and operational methods for reconnaissance, selection, and occupation of position (RSOP) in connection with tactical deployment and employment of air defense artillery (ADA) units (Chaparral/Vulcan (C/V), Hawk and Patriot systems). The subcourse also describes the ways in which ADA units may secure some protection from enemy attacks through camouflage, movement, field fortification, and the use of deception measures such as dummy and decoy positions.

Lesson 1: RSOP, COVER, AND DECEPTION FOR ADA UNITS

TASK: This subcourse does not specifically relate to any enlisted or officer task, but provides general information on RSOP, cover, and deception for SHORAD and HIMAD units.

CONDITIONS: Use only the lesson material to complete the examination.

STANDARDS: You must attain a minimum grade of 70 percent on the examination to receive credit for this subcourse.

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

ADMINISTRATIVE INSTRUCTIONS

SUBCOURSE CONTENT

This subcourse contains one lesson presenting procedures, technical, and operational methods for RSOP in connection with tactical deployment and employment of ADA units (C/V, Hawk, and Patriot systems). The subcourse also describes the ways in which ADA units may secure some protection from enemy field fortifications, and the use of deception measures such as dummy and decoy positions.

Supplementary Requirements

None.

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

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

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Lesson 1: RSOP, COVER, AND DECEPTION FOR ADA UNITS

Learning Event 1: Purpose

Learning Event 2: Methods of Reconnaissance

Learning Event 3: RSOP Sequence (SHORAD)

Learning Event 4: RSOP for the Ground Fire Support Role

Learning Event 5: RSOP Sequence (Hawk)

Learning Event 6: Displacing a Hawk Assault Fire Platoon (AFP)

Learning Event 7: RSOP Sequence (Patriot Unit)

Learning Event 8: Tactical Cover and Deception

Practice Exercise

AD0717 Edition 6 Examination