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Appendix B


1. Background

UXO SPOT REPORT The UXO Spot Report is a detailed 2-way reporting system that clarifies UXO hazard area locations, identifies clearance priority, and identifies affected units. The report is used to request help in handing an UXO hazard that influences an unitís mission and is beyond the unitís ability to handle. This report helps commanders set priorities based on the battlefield situation.

2. First-echelon Report

The UXO Spot Report is the first echelon report that is sent when an UXO is encountered. The report consists of 9 lines and is sent by the fastest means available.

Line 1. Date-Time Group (DTG): DTG item was discovered.

Line 2. Unit and Location: Reporting activity (unit identification code [UIC]) and location (grid of UXO).

Line 3. Contact Method: Radio frequency, call sign, point of contact (POC), and telephone number.

Line 4. Type of Ordnance: Dropped, projected, placed, or thrown. If available, supply the subgroup. Give the size of the hazard area.

Line 5. NBC Contamination: Be as specific as possible.

Line 6. Resources Threatened: Report any equipment, facilities, or other assets that are threatened.

Line 7. Impact on Mission: This describes current tactical situation and how the presence of UXO impacts mission.

Line 8. Protective Measures: Describe any measures you have taken to protect personnel and equipment.

Line 9. Recommended Priority: Recommend a priority for response by EOD or engineers:

ImmediateStops the unit's manuever and mission capability or threatens critical assets vital to the mission.
IndirectSlows the unitís maneuver and mission capability or threatens critical assets important to the mission.
MinorReduces the unitís maneuver and mission capability or threatens noncritical assets of value.
No ThreatHas little or no effect on the unitís capabilities or assets.

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