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APPENDIX B


PERFORMANCE TEST

To set up at the test site, provide all the equipment and information stated in the task conditions statement.

B-1. EVALUATION PREPARATION


Brief the soldier. Tell the soldier that he will be required without error to perform all the actions to complete each task being tested.

B-2. TEST ADMINISTRATION


Tests are to be administered by the instructor/trainer. The instructor/trainer will--

  • Sign each score sheet.
  • Record results on the Dragon performance scorecard (Appendix C).
  • Provide added training on each task failed, and retest twice.
  • Eliminate soldiers that fail any task after three attempts.

The following training objectives (Figures B-1 through B-11) are suggested formats only. They must be modified IWA local requirements.

Training Objective 1


TASK: Identify Armored Vehicles (Visually With Daysight).

CONDITIONS: In a garrison or field environment in which armored vehicles are visible in a tactical or a simulated tactical setting. Given a Dragon day tracker mated to a simulated round of ammunition (FHT), and prepared for firing.

STANDARDS: Within two minutes, recognize 10 out of 10 vehicles as friendly or Threat.

Evaluation Preparation:

Setup: If actual or 1:35-scale vehicles are unavailable, the basic visual CVI program, GTA 17-2-13, shows multiple views of 30 friendly and Threat armored vehicles that every soldier should know. Present any six Threat and any four friendly armored vehicles to the soldier. Present each picture to the student for 10 seconds.

Brief student: Tell the soldier that he will see pictures of 10 armored vehicles for 10 seconds each. During the 10-second viewing, the soldier must indicate whether the vehicles are friendly or Threat. "Are there any questions?"

Answer student questions. If the student still does not understand, tell him, "Do the best you can."

Training Objective 2


TASK: Explain Emergency Destruction Procedures on a Dragon.

CONDITIONS: Given a simulated situation in which capture is imminent, and a destruction order to destroy your tracker and rounds of ammunition.

STANDARDS: Explain the method of destruction for Dragon components and ammunition.

Evaluation Preparation:

Read: "When I say 'begin,' you must explain emergency destruction procedures on a Dragon. Are there any questions? "

Answer student questions. If the student still does not understand, tell him, "Do the best you can."

Training Objective 3


TASK: Maintain the Medium Antitank Weapon.

CONDITIONS: Given Dragon trackers and a round of ammunition. (For all tasks, the FHT will be used instead of an actual round.)

STANDARDS: Conduct a complete before-operation check of the Dragon trackers and a round of ammunition.

Evaluation preparation:

Read: "When I say 'Begin, ' you must conduct a before-operation check of the Dragon trackers and a round of ammunition. Are there any questions?"

Answer student questions. If the student still does not understand, tell him, "Do the best you can."

WARNING: Never perform a before-operation check of the Dragon trackers if they are mated to a round of ammunition.

INSTRUCTOR NOTE: Because of the common parts on the day and night trackers, the student may only mention the items on the night tracker or the day tracker. If he mentions it on one or the other, give him a GO.

Training Objective 4


TASK: Prepare the Medium Antitank Weapon for Firing.

CONDITIONS: Given a Dragon tracker in the carrying bag and a round of ammunition in the carrying configuration.

STANDARDS: Mate the tracker to the round of ammunition IAW the performance measures described herein.

Evaluation Preparation:

Read: "When I say 'Begin, ' you will prepare the Dragon for firing by mating the tracker to the round of ammunition. Are there any questions?"

Answer student questions. If the student still does not understand, tell him, "Do the best you can."

Training Objective 5


TASK: Restore the Medium Antitank Weapon to Carrying Configuration.

CONDITIONS: Given a Dragon tracker, carrying bag, and round of ammunition.

STANDARDS: The tracker and round are properly returned to the carrying configuration without damage to the equipment.

Evaluation Preparation:

Read: "When I say 'begin, ' you will restore the Dragon to the carrying configuration. Are there any questions?"

Answer student questions. If the student still does not understand, tell him, "Do the best you can."

Training Objective 6


TASK: Assume Correct Dragon Firing Positions.

CONDITIONS: Given a Dragon tracker and round of ammunition already mated.

STANDARDS: Correctly assume the four correct firing positions for the Dragon.

Evaluation Preparation:

Read: "When I say 'Begin,' you will assume the four firing positions for the Dragon. You will be tested on all four positions. After you are in the correct position, tell me, and I will inform you if you are a GO or NO-GO in that position. Do you have any questions?"

Training Objective 7


TASK: Determine Target Engageability.

CONDITIONS: Given a Dragon tracker mated to a round of ammunition and targets (scale or actual targets).

STANDARDS: Correctly determine if three targets are in range and engageable.

Evaluation Preparation:

Read: "When I say 'Begin,' you will determine if the targets are in range and if they are engageable. To your front are armored vehicles at varying (simulated) ranges. Then, you must accurately determine the engageability of all three targets. Are there any questions."

Answer student questions. If the student still does not understand, tell him, "Do the best you can."

Training Objective 8


TASK: Perform Immediate Action Procedures.

CONDITIONS: Given a Dragon tracker mated to a round of ammunition and a malfunction situation.

STANDARDS: Perform the proper immediate-action procedures for a hot and cold tracker battery.

Evaluation Preparation:

Read: "When I say 'Begin,' you will perform immediate-action procedures for the Dragon. Do you have any questions?"

Answer student questions. If the student still does not understand, tell him, "Do the best you can."

Training Objective 9


TASK: Prepare an Antiarmor Range Card.

CONDITIONS: Given the standard range card and squad leader's briefing containing all pertinent data.

STANDARDS: Within 15 minutes, complete the antiarmor range card. Include all data from the squad leader's briefing, marginal data, a scaled-down sketch of the terrain, and the data section.

Evaluation Preparation:

Read: "When I say 'Begin,' you will have 15 minutes to complete the antiarmor range card, including the data section and terrain sketch. Do you have any questions?"

Answer student questions. If the student still does not understand, tell him, "Do the best you can."

Training Objective 10


TASK: Construct a Dragon Fighting Position.

CONDITIONS: Draw a fighting position; label the six main components of the fighting position.

STANDARDS: Within 10 minutes, correctly draw and label the components of a fighting position.

Evaluation Preparation:

Read: "When I say 'Begin,' you will have 10 minutes to draw a complete fighting position. Do you have any questions?"

Answer student questions. If the student still does not understand, tell him, "Do the best you can."

Training Objective 11


TASK: Decontaminate the Medium Antitank Weapon.

CONDITIONS: Given the Dragon trackers and round of ammunition (for all tasks, the FHT is used instead of an actual round), M8 paper, M256 detector kit, M258A1 kit, hot, soapy water, lens tissue, camel's-hair brush, and ethyl alcohol.

STANDARDS: Correctly explain the decontamination procedures for the Dragon trackers and round of ammunition.

Evaluation Preparation:

Read: "When I say 'Begin,' you will correctly explain how to decontaminate the Dragon trackers and round of ammunition. Do you have any questions?"

Answer student questions. If the student still does not understand, tell him, "Do the best you can."



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