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NTC TRENDS AND TTPs
1st & 2nd Qtrs, FY99

NO. 01-8


TABLE OF CONTENTS

USER'S GUIDE

(Note: Trends are numbered sequentially for ease of reference and are not in any priority order.)

INTELLIGENCE BOS (TA.5)

Positive Performance

TREND 1: Scout Platoon IBP Process (TA.5.2.1)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: S2 Section Organization and Operations (TA.5)

TREND 2: Reconnaissance and Surveillance (R&S) Operations (TA.5.1)

TREND 3: Engineer Reconnaissance (TA.5.1)

TREND 4: Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield (IPB) (TA.5.2.1)

TREND 5: Terrain Analysis (TA.5.2.1)

TREND 6: Engineer Terrain Assessment (TA.5.2.1)

TREND 7: Engineer Battlefield Analysis (EBA) (TA.5.2.1)

TREND 8: Air Defense Involvement in the Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield (IPB) (TA.5.2.1)

TREND 9: Engineer Battlefield Assessment (EBA) (TA.5.2.1)

TREND 10: Engineer and Task Force S2 Integration (TA.5.2.1)

TREND 11: Brigade Reconnaissance and Surveillance (R& Planning: Observers (TA.5.2.2)

TREND 12: Scout Platoon Use of Thermal Night Vision Equipment (TA.5.2.2)

TREND 13: S2 Evaluation of Threat Information (TA.5.3.1)

TREND 14: Engineer S2 Roles and Responsibilities (TA.5.3.1)

TREND 15: Event Templates and Matrices (TA.5.3.4.1)

TREND 16: Intelligence Reporting (TA.5.4)

TREND 17: Enemy Course of Action (ECOA) Development (TA.5.4.2)

MANEUVER BOS (TA.1)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Movement to the Objective (TA.1.1)

TREND 2: Paladin Battery Movement and Maneuver (TA.1.1.1)

TREND 3: FA Battery Paladin Movement Planning and Execution (TA.1.1.1)

TREND 4: Actions on Contact (TA.1.2)

TREND 5: Integrating Direct Fire with Maneuver (TA.1.4)

FIRE SUPPORT BOS (TA.2)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Targeting Team Operations (TA.2.1)

TREND 2: Fire Support Planning (TA.2.2.1)

TREND 3: Transition of Fires (TA.2.2.1)

TREND 4: Development of Essential Field Artillery Tasks (EFATs) (TA.2.2.1)

TREND 5: Integrating Fire Support with Maneuver: Close Fight (TA.2.3)

TREND 6: Integrating Fire Support with Maneuver: Observation Plan (TA.2.3)

TREND 7: Fire Support Team (FIST) Degraded Operations (TA.2.3)

TREND 8: Integrating Fires and Maneuver (TA.2.3)

TREND 9: Integrating Fire Support: Critical Friendly Zones (CFZs) (TA.2.3)

TREND 10: Fire Support Integration into Engagement Area Development (TA.2.3)

TREND 11: FA Battalion Radar Zone Management (TA.2.3)

TREND 12: Integration of FS with Maneuver: Counterfire Battle Drill (CFBD) (TA.2.3)

TREND 13: Integrating Mortars into the Fire Plan (TA.2.3)

AIR DEFENSE BOS (TA.3)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Air Defense States of Readiness (TA.3.1)

TREND 2: Air Defense Coordination for a Forward Passage of Lines (FPOL) (TA.3.3)

MOBILITY/SURVIVABILITY BOS (TA.6)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Engineer Understanding of Enemy Mobility and Survivability (M/S) Capabilities (TA.6)

TREND 2: Breaching Operations (TA.6.1.1.1)

TREND 3: Making Breach Lanes and Bypass Lanes (TA.6.1.1.1)

TREND 4: Minefield Breaching (TA.6.1.1.1.1)

TREND 5: Task Force Engineer Situational Obstacle Planning (TA.6.2.1)

TREND 6: Integrating Situational Obstacles with the Scheme of Maneuver (TA.6.2.2)

TREND 7: Engineer Platoon Survivability (TA.6.3)

TREND 8: Company Nuclear, Biological, Chemical (NBC) Staff (TA.6.3.1)

TREND 9: Unit Contamination Prevention Measures (TA.6.3.1.1)

TREND 10: Use of Chemical Alarms (TA.6.3.1.1.4)

TREND 11: Use of M9 Chemical Agent Detector Paper (TA.6.3.1.1.4)

TREND 12: Use of M256A1 Chemical Agent Detector Kit (TA.6.3.1.1.4)

TREND 13: Use of the M8A1 Automatic Chemical Agent Alarm (ACAA) (TA.6.3.1.1.4)

TREND 14: Task Force Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical (NBC) Operations (TA.6.3.1.2)

TREND 15: Chemical Casualty Decontamination Planning and Support (TA.6.3.1.2.1)

COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT BOS (TA.7)

Positive Performance

TREND 1: Company Maintenance Team (TA.7.3.2)

TREND 2: Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) (TA.7.3.2.1)

TREND 3: Medical Personnel Clinical Application and Protocol (TA.7.4.4.1)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Light Engineer Platoon Integration into the Light Infantry Task Force (TF) Logistics and Maintenance System (TA.7.3.2)

TREND 2: Preventive Maintenance Checks and Service (PMCS) Standards for Protective Masks (TA.7.3.2.1)

TREND 3: Maintenance and PMCS of Key Engineer Equipment (TA.7.3.2.1)

TREND 4: Manning of Light Engineer Platoons (TA.7.4)

TREND 5: Casualty Evacuation (CASEVAC): Unit Casualty Reporting (TA.7.4.4.2)

TREND 6: MICLIC and ACE Operator Proficiency and Training (TA.7.4.5)

TREND 7: Skill Level 1 Training (TA.7.4.5)

TREND 8: Development of Unit Basic Loads (UBLs) (TA.7.5.2)

TREND 9: Field Artillery Battalion Rearm, Refuel, Resupply, and Survey Point (R3SP) Operations (TA.7.5.2)

TREND 10: Class V Resupply of Mortar Platoons (TA.7.5.1.2.1)

TREND 11: Supply Management: Tracking Supplies in the FTCP (TA.7.5.2)

TREND 12: Supply Management: Logistics Packages (LOGPACs) (TA.7.5.2)

TREND 13: Class VIII Resupply System (TA.7.5.2)

TREND 14: Battalion/Task Force Management of Class IV/V Barrier Material (TA.7.5.2)

COMMAND AND CONTROL BOS (TA.4)

Positive Performance

TREND 1: Scout Platoon Leader Situational Awareness (TA.4.1)

TREND 2: TOC Configurations (TA.4.1.2)

TREND 3: Mission Analysis (TA.4.2.1.1)

TREND 4: Signal Officer (SIGO) Understanding of the Military Decision-Making Process (MDMP) (TA.4.3)

TREND 5: Commander's Intent (TA.4.3.1)

TREND 6: Troop-Leading Procedures (TLP) (TA.4.4)

TREND 7: Coordination for Air Casualty Evacuation (CASEVAC) (TA.4.4.1.2)

TREND 8: Scout Platoon Pre-Combat Checks (PCCs) (TA.4.4.4)

TREND 9: Unit Discipline in the Tactical Operations Center (TOC) (TA.4.4.4)

TREND 10: BOS Representation in the Planning Process (TA.4.4.5)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Field Artillery Battalion S2 Coordination (TA.4.1)

TREND 2: Tactical Operations Center (TOC) Personnel Understanding of the Task Force Communications Plan (TA.4.1.2)

TREND 3: Battle Tracking in the FA Battalion Tactical Operations Center (TOC) (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 4: S2 Battle Tracking and Predictive Analysis (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 5: Situational Awareness (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 6: Task Force TOC Information Management (TA.4.1.2)

TREND 7: TOC Battle Tracking (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 8: Staff Integration During Execution (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 9: Field Train Command Post (FTCP) Battle Tracking (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 10: Medical Platoon Situational Awareness and Battle Tracking (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 11: Graphics Distribution (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 12: Light Engineer Command, Control, Communications, and Battle Tracking (TA.4.1.3)

TREND 13: Integration of the Battalion Maintenance Officer (BMO) in the Planning Process (TA.4.2.1.1)

TREND 14: Decision Point Development (TA.4.2.3)

TREND 15: Fire Direction Officer (FDO) Integration into the Military Decision-Making Process (MDMP) (TA.4.3)

TREND 16: CSS Integration into the Battalion Military Decision-Making Process (MDMP) (TA.4.3)

TREND 17: Task Force Military Decision-Making Process (MDMP) (TA.4.3)

TREND 18: Task Force Military Decision-Making Process (MDMP) (TA.4.3)

TREND 19: Task Force Air Defense Priorities (TA.4.3.1)

TREND 20: Course of Action (COA) Development (TA.4.3.2)

TREND 21: Wargaming (TA.4.3.3)

TREND 22: Wargaming (TA.4.3.3)

TREND 23: Scout Platoon SOP Knowledge and Understanding (TA.4.4)

TREND 24: Troop-Leading Procedures and Time Management (TA.4.4)

TREND 25: Preparing and Completing Orders: FA Battery Defensive Operations (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 26: Direct Fire Planning (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 27: Platoon SOPs (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 28: Integrating the Scout Platoon Sergeant and NCOs into the Orders Process (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 29: Scout Platoon OPORD SOP (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 30: Direct Fire Planning (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 31: Situational Obstacle Planning (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 32: Engineer Direct Fire Planning (TA.4.4.1)

TREND 33: Brigade Fire Support Rehearsals (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 34: Rehearsals (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 35: Rehearsals (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 36: Rehearsals (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 37: Task Force Time Management (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 38: Assignment of Tactical Tasks to Achieve the Purpose (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 39: Task Force Rehearsals (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 40: Forward Passage of Lines (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 41: Task Force Rehearsals (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 42: Platoon Rehearsals (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 43: Task Force Breach Rehearsal (TA.4.4.1.1)

TREND 44: Signal Officer Coordination with Higher, Lower, and Adjacent Units (TA.4.4.1.2)

TREND 45: Pre-Combat Checks (PCCs) and Pre-Combat Inspections (PCIs) (TA.4.4.4)

TREND 46: Pre-Combat Checks (PCCs) and Pre-Combat Inspections (PCIs) (TA.4.4.4)

TREND 47: Pre-Combat Checks/Pre-Combat Inspections (PCC/PCI) in the Tactical Operations Center (TOC) (TA.4.4.4)

TREND 48: Engineer Unit Preparation for Combat (TA.4.4.4)

TREND 49: Building of Combat Power During Reception, Staging, Onward Movement and Integration (RSO& (TA.4.4.5)

TREND 50: Synchronization of Indirect Fires with the Maneuver Plan (TA.4.4.5)

TREND 51: TOC Displacement (TA.4.4.5)

TREND 52: Tactical Operations Center (TOC)/Jump-TOC (JTOC) Displacement Operations (TA.4.4.5)

TREND 53: Adjacent Unit Coordination (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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