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JRTC TRENDS AND TTPs,
4th Qtr FY99 & 1st Qtr FY00

NO. 01-6


TABLE OF CONTENTS

USER'S GUIDE

INTELLIGENCE BOS (TA.5)

Positive Performance

TREND 1: Ground lines of communication (TA.5.2)

TREND 2: Crater analysis procedures (TA.5.2.1)

TREND 3: Intelligence preparation of the battlefield (IPB), Evaluate the threat (TA.5.3.1)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Collection planning and reconnaissance and security operations and planning (TA.5.1)

TREND 2: Intelligence preparation of the battlefield (IPB) (TA.5.2)

TREND 3: Early reconnaissance (TA.5.2)

TREND 4: Seeing the enemy (TA.5.3)

TREND 5: Event templating and collection management (TA.5.2.1)

TREND 6: Situational awareness (TA.5.2.1.3)

TREND 7: Five requirements for accurate predicted fire (TA.5.2.2)

TREND 8: Sustained battalion operations (TA.5.2.2)

TREND 9: Direction-finding (DF) operations (TA.5.2.2.1)

TREND 10: Duties and responsibilities of the S2 section (TA.5.3)

TREND 11: Seeing the enemy through planning (TA.5.3.1)

TREND 12: Processing captured enemy documents (CEDs) (TA.5.3.1)

TREND 13: Integrating and synchronizing the management information control officer (MICO) (TA.5.3.4)

TREND 14: Reverse battlefield operating system (BOS) integration (TA.5.3.4)

TREND 15: Training the analysis control teams (ACT) (TA.5.3.4)

TREND 16: Information flow (TA.5.4)

MANEUVER BOS (TA.1)

Positive Performance

TREND 1: Move tactically (TA.1.1.1.2.1)

TREND 2: Engage enemy (TA.1.2)

TREND 3: React to contact (TA.1.2)

TREND 4: Marksmanship (TA.1.2.1.2)

TREND 5: Enter a building and clear a room, squad level (TA.1.2.2)

TREND 6: Enter a building and clear a room, platoon level (TA.1.2.2)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Assembly area operations (TA.1.1.1)

TREND 2: Integration of the heavy team into the scheme of maneuver (TA.1.1.1)

TREND 3: Moving mounted vs dismounted (TA.1.1.1.2.1)

TREND 4: Military police (MP) support to movement control (TA.1.1.1.2.1)

TREND 5: React to contact (TA.1.2)

TREND 6: Platoon leader actions on contact (TA.1.2)

TREND 7: Fire control and distribution (TA.1.2)

TREND 8: Planning for mutual support (TA.1.2.2)

TREND 9: Mutual support during movement-to-contact operations (TA.1.2.2)

FIRE SUPPORT BOS (TA.2)

Positive Performance

TREND 1: Survey teams' knowledge of their equipment (TA.2.3)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Digital communications (TA.2.3)

TREND 2: Timeliness and accuracy of fires in the close-in fight (TA.2.3)

TREND 3: Combat Observation and Lasing Team (COLT) employment (TA.2.3)

TREND 4: Survey planning (TA.2.3)

AIR DEFENSE BOS (TA.3)

Positive Performance

No positive observations were submitted during this period.

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Command, control, communications and intelligence (C3I)/sensor management plan (TA.3.1.1)

TREND 2: Air defense officer (ADO) training (TA.3.1.2.1)

TREND 3: Integration and synchronization of air defense at brigade and battalion (TA.3.3)

MOBILITY/SURVIVABILITY BOS &
NUCLEAR/BIOLOGICAL/CHEMICAL (NBC) (TA.6)

Positive Performance

TREND 1: Proficiency of chemical staff personnel (TA.6.3.1.1)

TREND 2: Decontamination (decon) operations planning and site preparations (TA.6.3.1.1)

TREND 3: Guard mount (TA.6.3.2)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Minefield awareness (TA.6.1)

TREND 2: Breach mined/wire obstacle (TA.6.1.1.1)

TREND 3: Breach wire and mine obstacle (TA.6.1.1.1)

TREND 4: Route clearance (TA.6.1.2)

TREND 5: Combined arms obstacle integration (TA.6.2.2)

TREND 6: Task organization (TA.6.3.1.1)

TREND 7: Conducting CSS by air (TA.6.3.1.1)

TREND 8: CSAR/DARRT (TA.6.3.1.1)

TREND 9: Integrate and synchronize logistical operations (TA.6.3.1.1)

TREND 10: Force protection measures (TA.6.3.1.1)

TREND 11: Survivability operations (TA.6.3.1.1)

TREND 12: Base camp force protection (TA.6.3.1.1)

TREND 13: Force protection (TA.6.3.1.1)

TREND 14: Force protection and basic soldier skills (TA.6.3.1.1)

TREND 15: Standards for fighting positions (TA.6.3.1.1)

TREND 16: Security at the halt (TA.6.3.1.1)

TREND 17: Protecting the force (TA.6.3.1.1)

TREND 18: Use of the M8A1 Chemical Agent Alarm (TA.6.3.1.1.4)

COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT BOS (TA.7)

Positive Performance

TREND 1: Logistical support (TA.7)

TREND 2: Maintenance skills (TA.7.3.2)

TREND 3: Vehicle maintenance and sustainment operations (TA.7.3.2.1)

TREND 4: Casualty evacuation (CASEVAC) (TA.7.4.4.1)

TREND 5: Treatment and evacuation of casualties (TA.7.4.4.2)

TREND 6: CASEVAC operations (TA.7.4.4.2)

TREND 7: Casualty collection (TA.7.4.4.2)

TREND 8: Host nation liaison and interpersonal communications (TA.7.8)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Ammunition management (TA.7.1)

TREND 2: Preventative maintenance checks and services (PMCS) (TA.7.3.2)

TREND 3: Staff relationships (TA.7.4.4.2)

TREND 4: Brigade casualty evacuation planning and execution (TA.7.4.4.2)

TREND 5: Aviation employment in CSS (TA.7.5.1.2.2)

TREND 6: Projecting logistical requirements (TA.7.5.2)

TREND 7: Planning the CSS effort (TA.7.5.2)

COMMAND AND CONTROL BOS (TA.4)

Positive Performance

TREND 1: FM communications (TA.4.1.1)

TREND 2: Communication systems (TA.4.1.2)

TREND 3: SINCGARS and installing/operating/maintaining (OMI) multiple subscriber equipment (MSE) systems operations (TA.4.1.2)

TREND 4: Brigade main engineer cell (BMEC) (TA.4.1.2)

TREND 5: Company command post operations (TA.4.1.2)

TREND 6: Developing battle-tracking tools and situational awareness (TA.4.1.2)

TREND 7: Use of tactical command posts (CP) (TA.4.2)

TREND 8: Integration of special units (TA.4.3)

TREND 9: Small unit leadership (TA.4.4)

TREND 10: Integration of armor into the light infantry brigade/battalion (TA.4.4)

TREND 11: Tactical standing operating procedures (TACSOP) (TA.4.4)

TREND 12: Troop-leading procedures (TA.4.4)

TREND 13: Motivation (TA.4.4)

TREND 14: Tactical standing operating procedures (TACSOP) (TA.4.4)

TREND 15: Night-vision devices (NOD) usage (TA.4.4)

TREND 16: Pre-combat inspections (PCIs)/Pre-combat checks (PCCs) (TA.4.4)

TREND 17: Planning cells (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 18: Mission planning (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 19: Reporting (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 20: Develop and communicate a plan and rehearsal (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 21: Movement and air assault planning during offensive operations (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 22: Battle handover and relief-on-station (TA.4.4.5)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: FM communications and actions on contact (TA.4.1.1)

TREND 2: Battle tracking (TA.4.1.2)

TREND 3: Liaison operations (TA.4.1.2)

TREND 4: Aviation liaison team communication (TA.4.1.2)

TREND 5: Information management in aviation units (TA.4.1.2)

TREND 6: Communications and reporting (TA.4.1.2)

TREND 7: Command post (CP) operations (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 8: Dissemination of information (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 9: Information flow and management (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 10: Brigade-level planning of aviation support for CSS operations (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 11: Planning, coordinating, and modifying the plan (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 12: Army airspace command and control (A2C2) responsibilities (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 13: Company command posts (CP) (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 14: Mobility and survivability battle tracking and command and control (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 15: Battalion staff planning (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 16: Information management (TA.4.3)

TREND 17: Analysis control team (ACT) and target analysis (TA) team skills (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 18: Battle-tracking tools and situational awareness (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 19: Mission analysis (TA.4.2.1.1)

TREND 20: Task and purpose (TA.4.2.1.1)

TREND 21: Air defense integration and synchronization (TA.4.3)

TREND 22: Platoon leaders/sergeants and the Military Decision-Making Process (MDMP) (TA.4.4)

TREND 23: Determining decisive points for employment (TA.4.3)

TREND 24: Aviation task force integration (TA.4.3)

TREND 25: Resourcing and using aviation liaison officers and cells (TA.4.3)

TREND 26: Use of aviation assets (TA.4.3)

TREND 27: Integration of battalion engineers (TA.4.3)

TREND 28: Combined arms obstacle integration in planning (TA.4.3)

TREND 29: Integration of the targeting process into the Military Decision-Making Process (MDMP) (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 30: Battle rhythm and the Military Decision-Making Process (TA.4.3)

TREND 31: Course-of-action (COA) development (TA.4.3.2)

TREND 32: Route clearance planning (TA.4.3.3)

TREND 33: Troop-leading procedures in air defense artillery units (TA.4.4)

TREND 34: Pre-deployment training (TA.4.4)

TREND 35: Troop-leading procedures at platoon level (TA.4.4)

TREND 36: Battle drills (TA.4.4)

TREND 37: Information flow to subordinates (TA.4.4)

TREND 38: Use of standing operating procedures (SOP) (TA.4.4)

TREND 39: Tactical operations center (TOC) functions (TA.4.4)

TREND 40: Establishing priorities of work (TA.4.4)

TREND 41: Time management (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 42: Contingency planning (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 43: Planning and staffing operations (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 44: Battle rhythm (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 45: Aviation integration in mission planning (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 46: Doctrinal terminology (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 47: Task organization (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 48: Rehearsals (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 49: Mission planning and rehearsals (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 50: Confirmation briefs, backbriefs, and rehearsals (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 51: Command and control (C2) rehearsal and communication exercise (COMMEX) (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 52: Rock drills (terrain models) (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 53: Direct fire planning (TA.4.4.1.2)

TREND 54: Planning maintenance support (TA.4.4.1.2)

TREND 55: Aircrew briefs (TA.4.4.4)

TREND 56: Site setup and site improvement (TA.4.4.4)

TREND 57: Staff roles (TA.4.4.5)

TREND 58: Staff integration and synchronization (TA.4.4.5)


TA.5 INTELLIGENCE BOS NARRATIVE

TA.1 MANEUVER BOS NARRATIVE

TA.2 FIRE SUPPORT BOS NARRATIVE

TA.3 AIR DEFENSE BOS NARRATIVE

TA.6 MOBILITY/SURVIVABILITY BOS & NBC NARRATIVE

TA.7 COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT BOS NARRATIVE

TA.4 COMMAND AND CONTROL BOS NARRATIVE


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