This appendix provides time, personnel equipment, and material estimating factors for obstacle planning. Reconnaissance or experience in a particular area may require that the planning factors be modified. The estimates given in this appendix are generally based upon "standard" sizes and types of obstacles. The basic purpose of the "standard" obstacle concept is to permit rapid estimating for resource requirements. Early estimation of resource requirements assists in personnel allocation and early requisition of material to accomplish the mission. For instance, if 40 hasty road craters are required in a particular obstacle plan, multiply the resources required for the hasty crater to get a reasonable estimate of the resources required. The estimates will not always be as accurate as an on-site reconnaissance; detailed obstacle planning is the most accurate method of determing resource requirements.
Antitank (designator MFGT)
Antipersonnel (designator MFGP)
Mixed (designator MFGM)
ANTITANK (designator MFMT)
ANTIPERSONNEL (designator MFMP)
Depth of minefield: 50 meters
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