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LAND-MINE WARFARE
PART I

Subcourse EN5501

EDITION B

United States Army Engineer Center and School
Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri 65473

7 Credit Hours

Edition Date: May 1998

SUBCOURSE OVERVIEW

This subcourse will enable you to direct the work of minefield siting, marking, laying, and recording parties and to conduct minefield reconnaissance and clearance operations. You will also learn how to install, record, and remove a hasty protective row minefield. Lesson 1 discusses minefield parties and row minefield emplacement. Lesson 2 discusses hasty protective row minefields. Lesson 3 discusses minefield reconnaissance. Lesson 4 discusses the procedures used to plan and conduct mine-clearance operations. Work must be accomplished in a manner consistent with environmental laws and regulations.

There are no prerequisites for this subcourse.

This subcourse reflects the doctrine that was current at the time when this subcourse was prepared. In your work, always refer to the latest official publications.

Unless otherwise stated, the masculine gender of singular pronouns is used to refer to both men and women.

TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:

ACTION: You will learn to describe the procedures used to direct the work of siting, marking, laying, and recording parties; describe the procedures used to direct the installation/removal of a hasty protective row minefield; and determine the procedures required to conduct minefield reconnaissance and clearance operations.
CONDITION: You will be given the material in this subcourse.
STANDARD: To demonstrate competency of this task, you must achieve a minimum of 70 percent on the subcourse examination.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Subcourse Overview
Lesson 1: Row Minefield
  Part A: Directing a Siting Party
  Part B: Directing a Marking Party
  Part C: Directing a Laying Party
  Part D: Directing a Recording Party
  Practice Exercise
Lesson 2: Hasty Protective Row Minefield
  Part A: Emplacing and Recording a Hasty Protective Row Minefield
  Part B: Removing a Hasty Protective Row Minefield
  Practice Exercise
Lesson 3: Minefield Reconnaissance
  Practice Exercise
Lesson 4: Mine-Clearance Operation
  Practice Exercise
Appendix A: List of Common Acronyms
Appendix B: Recommended Reading List
Appendix C: Metric Conversion Table
EN5501 Edition B Examination