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JRTC TRENDS
2QFY98 & 3QFY98

NO. 99-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTELLIGENCE BOS (TA.5)

Postive Performance

TREND 1: Crater analysis(TA 5.2.1)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Use of scouts (TA 5.2)

TREND 2: Collection tasks not linked to the scheme of maneuver (TA 5.2)

TREND 3: Overuse of the military intelligence (MI) company (TA 5.2.1.2)

TREND 4: Terrain products (TA 5.2.1.2)

TREND 5: Under use of non-standard collection assets (TA 5.2.1.3)

TREND 6: The targeting process (TA 5.2.2)

TREND 7: Using intelligence indicators for targeting (TA 5.2.2)

TREND 8: Collection management by the S-2 (TA 5.3)

TREND 9: Poor management of the collection plan (TA 5.3)

TREND 10: Template the chemical threat (TA 5.4.3)

TREND 11: Intelligence preparation of the battlefield (IPB) (TA 5.4.4)

TREND 12: Determining decision points (TA 5.4.4)

MANEUVER BOS (TA.1)

Positive Performance

TREND 1: Move tactically (TA 1.1)

TREND 2: Pick-up zone/landing zone (PZ/LZ) operations (TA 1.1.1.4)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Forward area rearming/refueling point (FARP) operations (TA 1.1.1.3)

TREND 2: Reliance on aircraft systems/technology (TA 1.1.1.4)

TREND 3: Company occupation plan (TA 1.1.1.4)

TREND 4: Platoon leader actions on contact (TA 1.2)

TREND 5: Direct fire planning and fire control (TA 1.2.1)

TREND 6: Scheme of maneuver for search and attack (TA 1.2.2)

TREND 7: Integrate direct fire with maneuver (TA 1.4)

FIRE SUPPORT BOS (TA.2)

Positive Performance

TREND 1: Field artillery (FA) battalion S-2's involvement in the brigade targeting process (TA 2.1.1)

TREND 2: Commander/fire support officer (FSO) integration (TA 2.3)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Use of the Precision Lightweight GPS [Global Positioning System] Receiver (PLGR) (TA 2.1)

TREND 2: Q36 operations (TA 2.1.2.1)

TREND 3: Call for fire procedures - forward observer (FO) (TA 2.1.3)

TREND 4: Howitzer range cards (TA 2.1.3)

TREND 5: Out-of-traverse/6400-mil missions (TA 2.1.3)

TREND 6: Observer plans and use of triggers (TA 2.2)

TREND 7: Mortar employment in close contact (TA 2.2.1)

TREND 8: Accuracy of mortars (TA 2.2.1.1)

TREND 9: Indirect fires during small unit contacts (TA 2.3)

TREND 10: Light Tactical Fire Direction System (LTACFIRE) operations (TA 2.3)

TREND 11: Survey operations (TA 2.3)

AIR DEFENSE BOS (TA.3)

Positive Performance

TREND 1: Target engagement (TA 3.1)

TREND 2: Air defense systems placement (TA 3.2.1.2.1)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Early warning and intelligence preparation of the battlefield (IPB) refinement (TA 3.1.1)

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

Positive Performance

TREND 1: Trained teams (TA 6.3.1)

TREND 2: Survivability (TA 6.3.1.)

TREND 3: Plotting chemical attacks (TA 6.3.2)

TREND 4: Environmental issues (TA 6.3.2.1.1)

TREND 5: Smoke operations at the platoon level (TA 6.3.2.2.3)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Use of Air Volcano (TA 6.2.2.1)

TREND 2: Positioning of crew-served weapons(TA 6.3.1)

TREND 3: Battlefield framework (TA 6.3.1)

TREND 4: Breaching of mined/wire obstacle (TA 6.3.1.1)

TREND 5: Route clearance and sustainment (TA 6.3.1.1)

TREND 6: Reaction to nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) threats(TA 6.3.1.1)

TREND 7: Force protection (TA 6.3.1.1)

TREND 8: Survivability operations (TA 6.3.1.1)

TREND 9: Force protection and perimeter defense (TA 6.3.1.1)

TREND 10: Common skills (TA 6.3.1.1)

TREND 11: Force protection and basic soldier skills (TA 6.3.1.1)

TREND 12: Fighting positions (TA 6.3.1.1)

TREND 13: Perimeter defense (TA 6.3.1.1)

TREND 14: Route clearance and mine awareness (TA 6.3.2)

TREND 15: Reconnaissance and security (TA 6.3.2)

COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT BOS (TA.7)

Positive Performance

TREND 1: Military occupational speciality (MOS) skills (TA 7.3.2)

TREND 2: Unscheduled maintenance (TA 7.3.2)

TREND 3: Aircraft operational readiness (TA 7.3.2)

TREND 4: Basic first aid and evacuation (TA 7.4.4.1)

TREND 5: Casualty evacuation (CASEVAC) operations at company level (TA 7.4.4.2)

TREND 6: Vehicle maintenance and sustainment operations (TA 7.5.2)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Evacuation planning (TA 7.4.4.2)

TREND 2: Medical unit application of doctrine and tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) (TA 7.4.5)

TREND 3: Enemy prisoner of war operations (TA 7.7.1)

TREND 4: Civilians on the battlefield (COB) (TA 7.9)

COMMAND AND CONTROL BOS (TA. 4)

Positive Performance

TREND 1: Evacuation Liaison Team (ELT) (TA 4.1.2)

TREND 2: Lines of communication (TA 4.1.2)

TREND 3: Install, operate, and maintain mobile subscriber equipment (MSE) systems (TA 4.1.2)

TREND 4: Mission analysis (TA 4.2.1.1)

TREND 5: Parallel planning process(TA 4.3)

TREND 6: Improved liaison operations (TA 4.3)

TREND 7: Aviation unit tactical (TAC) standing operating procedures (SOP) (TA 4.4)

TREND 8: Motivation and flexibility of military police (MP) platoons (TA 4.4)

TREND 9: Firing battery movement order (TA 4.4)

TREND 10: Verbal orders (TA 4.4.1)

TREND 11: Combat service support (CSS) synchronization meeting (TA 4.4.1)

TREND 12: Prepare for combat (TA 4.4.1)

TREND 13: Company-level briefings/execution (TA 4.4.1.1)

TREND 14: Production of NBC annex for brigade orders (TA 4.4.1.1)

TREND 15: Combat service support (CSS) rehearsal (TA 4.4.1.1)

TREND 16: Planning to move tactically (TA 4.4.1.1)

TREND 17: Rules of engagement (ROE) training (TA 4.4.4)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Use of the chemical officer (TA 4.1)

TREND 2: Internal communications (TA 4.1)

TREND 3: Air assault planning and use of timelines(TA 4.1.1)

TREND 4: Casualty evacuation control net (TA 4.1.1)

TREND 5: Mobile subscriber radio telephone (MSRT) operations (TA 4.1.2)

TREND 6: NBC warning and reporting (TA 4.1.2)

TREND 7: Medical unit communications with support elements (TA 4.1.2)

TREND 8: Army airspace command and control (A2C2), integrated combat airspace command and control (ICAC2) (TA 4.1.3)

TREND 9: Battle-tracking and reporting (TA 4.1.3)

TREND 10: Battle-tracking significant legal actions during deployment (TA 4.1.3)

TREND 11: Situational awareness of military police (MP) platoons (TA 4.1.3)

TREND 12: Mission tracking and situational awareness of medical units (TA 4.1.3)

TREND 13: U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) support element battle-tracking (TA 4.1.3)

TREND 14: Tracking logistical support (TA 4.1.3)

TREND 15: Tracking friendly unit positions (TA 4.1.3)

TREND 16: Air assault unit planning synchronization (TA 4.3)

TREND 17: Planning detail (TA 4.3)

TREND 18: Reverse planning by air assault units (TA 4.3)

TREND 19: Time (TA 4.3)

TREND 20: Brigade aviation Military Decision-Making Process (MDMP) (TA 4.3)

TREND 21: Wargaming (TA 4.3)

TREND 22: Operational control (OPCON) relationship (TA 4.3)

TREND 23: Battle rhythm (TA 4.3)

TREND 24: Air defense unit Military Decision-Making Process (MDMP) (TA 4.3)

TREND 25: Heavy team integration during low-intensity conflict operations (TA 4.3)

TREND 26: Light cavalry troop integration (TA 4.3)

TREND 27: Template development (TA 4.3)

TREND 28: Staff synchronization and battle rhythm (TA 4.3)

TREND 29: Integration of battalion task force engineers (TA 4.3)

TREND 30: Combined arms obstacle integration (TA 4.3)

TREND 31: Combat service support (CSS) integration (TA 4.3)

TREND 32: The targeting process and targeting meetings (TA 4.3)

TREND 33: Integration of aviation assets (TA 4.3)

TREND 34: General doctrinal knowledge (TA 4.4)

TREND 35: Troop-leading procedures (TA 4.4)

TREND 36: Commander's intent (TA 4.4)

TREND 37: Inadequate unit tactical standing operating procedures (TACSOP) (TA 4.4)

TREND 38: Leader's guidance (TA 4.4)

TREND 39: Integration of mechanized/armor assets by light infantry company commanders (TA 4.4)

TREND 40: Task and purpose (TA 4.4)

TREND 41: Medical unit pre-combat inspections (PCIs) (TA 4.4)

TREND 42: Battle drills and tactical standing operating procedures (TACSOPs) (TA 4.4.1.1)

TREND 43: Forward logistics element (FLE) operations (TA 4.4.1.1)

TREND 44: Fire support rehearsals(TA 4.4.1.1)

TREND 45: Unified maintenance (TA 4.4.1.1)

TREND 46: Chemical asset integration (TA 4.4.1.2)

TREND 47: Employment of retransmission teams (RXMT)(TA4.4.1.2)

TREND 48: Safety briefings (TA 4.4.3)

TREND 49: Pre-deployment/pre-combat inspections (PCI) (TA 4.4.4)

TREND 50: Integration and synchronization with brigade staff (TA 4.4.5)

TREND 51: Staff integration and synchronization (TA 4.4.5)

TREND 52: Commander's guidance for fire support(TA 4.4.5)

TREND 53: Timelines (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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