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2nd & 3rd Qtrs, FY 97

NO. 97-19


Postive Performance

TREND 1: Evaluate threat information (TA 5.2.1)

TREND 2: Analysis of the Battle Environment (TA

TREND 3: Initial Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield (IPB) - Air Defense Artillery (TA 5.3)

TREND 4: Analysis of threat doctrine and order of battle (TA 5.3.1)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Intelligence collection and analysis (TA 5.1)

TREND 2: Intelligence Collection Processing (TA 5.3)

TREND 3: Analysis and Control Teams (ACT) Responsibilities (TA 5.3)

TREND 4: Synchronization of Intelligence and Electronic Warfare (IEW) (TA 5.3.1)

TREND 5: Analysis Control Team (ACT) (TA 5.3.1)

TREND 6: Electronic Attack (EA) (TA 5.3.4)

TREND 7: Intelligence products (TA 5.4)

TREND 8: Determine threat Courses of Action (COA) (TA


Positive Performance

TREND 1: Enter and clear a room (TA 1.1.1)

TREND 2: Combined arms route clearance (TA 1.1.1)

TREND 3: Moving tactically (TA

TREND 4: Use of Night Vision Devices (NVDs) (TA 1.1.2)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Occupation (TA

TREND 2: Scheme of maneuver for search and attack (TA 1.2)

TREND 3: Actions on contact (TA 1.2)


Positive Performance

TREND 1: Field Artillery Battalion S-2 involvement in the brigade targeting process (TA 2.1.1)

TREND 2: Determining critical fires (TA 2.1.2)

TREND 3: Rear area fire support (TA 2.2)

TREND 4: Commander/FSO integration (TA 2.3)

Needs Emphasis

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

TREND 2: Company Fire Support Execution Matrix (FSEM) (TA 2.1.2)

TREND 3: Utilization of Firepower Control Teams (FCTs) (TA 2.1.2)

TREND 4: Q36 operations (TA

TREND 5: Call for fire procedures - forward observer (FO) (TA 2.1.3)3

TREND 6: Howitzer range cards (TA 2.1.3)

TREND 7: Out of traverse/6400 mil missions (TA 2.1.3)

TREND 8: Observer plans and use of triggers (TA 2.2)

TREND 9: Mortar employment in close contact (TA 2.2.1)

TREND 10: Accuracy of mortars (TA

TREND 11: Indirect fires during small unit contacts (TA 2.3)

TREND 12: LTACFIRE (light tactical fire direction system) Operations (TA 2.3)

TREND 13: Survey operations (TA 2.3)

TREND 14: Integration of indirect fires into the maneuver plan (TA 2.3)


Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Early warning operations (TA 3.1)


Positive Performance

TREND 1: Military Police (MP) protective services (TA

TREND 2: Forward Arming and Refueling Point (FARP) (TA

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Conduct of route clearance operations (TA 6.1.1)

TREND 2: Combined arms obstacle integration (TA 6.2.1)

TREND 3: Enemy obstacle reporting and lane marking (TA 6.2.3)

TREND 4: Positioning of crew-served weapons (TA 6.3.1)

TREND 5: Force protection (TA

TREND 6: Damaged aircraft repair and recovery team procedures (TA

TREND 7: Base defense (TA

TREND 8: Emphasis on nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) Operations (TA

TREND 9: Force protection Forward Support Battalion (FSB) (TA

TREND 10: Reconnaissance & security (TA 6.3.2)


Positive Performance

TREND 1: Aircraft maintenance and operational readiness (TA 7.3.2)

TREND 2: Casualty evacuation at company level (TA

TREND 3: Casualty collection and evacuation (TA

TREND 4: Aerial resupply (TA

TREND 5: Enemy Prisoner of War (EPW) control (TA 7.7)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Medical Staff checking on supplies (TA 7.3.1)

TREND 2: LOGPAC (logistical package) operations (TA 7.3.1)

TREND 3: Casualty evacuation in Combat Service Support (CSS) units (TA

TREND 4: Patient evacuation (TA

TREND 5: Preventive medicine (TA

TREND 6: Health service logistics (TA 7.5.2)

TREND 7: Water production operations (TA 7.5.2)

TREND 8: Civilians on the battlefield (TA 7.9)


Positive Performance

TREND 1: Leader cross-talk and communications (TA 4.1)

TREND 2: Commander's role in staff planning (TA 4.1)

TREND 3: Communications (TA 4.1.1)

TREND 4: Use and understanding of MSE (mobile subscriber equipment) (TA 4.1.1)

TREND 5: FM retrans capabilities (TA 4.1.1)

TREND 6: Flexibility to configure communication assets for varying missions (TA 4.1.2)

TREND 7: Mission analysis (TA

TREND 8: Firing battery movement order (TA 4.4)

TREND 9: Clearance of fires battle drill (TA 4.4)

TREND 10: Time management (TA 4.4.1)

TREND 11: Integration of smoke platoon assets (TA

TREND 12: Survivability (TA

TREND 13: Heavy unit task organization (TA 4.4.5)

TREND 14: Heavy unit utilization during defensive operations (TA 4.4.5)

Needs Emphasis

TREND 1: Tactical Local Area Network (TACLAN) capabilities (TA 4.1.1)

TREND 2: Staff coordination (TA 4.1.2)

TREND 3: Coordination between the brigade FSO and BSO and BN FSO (TA 4.1.2)

TREND 4: Knowledge of ground maneuver unit task organization and equipment (TA 4.1.3)

TREND 5: Information management - Battalion Command Posts (Bn Cps) (TA 4.1.3)

TREND 6: Battle tracking and situational awareness (TA 4.1.3)

TREND 7: Air Defense coordination (TA 4.1.3)

TREND 8: Develop occupation plan (TA 4.2.2)

TREND 9: Military Decision Making Process (MDMP) - Aviation (TA 4.3)

TREND 10: Targeting process/targeting meetings (TA 4.3)

TREND 11: Utilization and integration (TA 4.3)

TREND 12: Battle rhythm (TA 4.3)

TREND 13: Integration of heavy Liaison Officers (LNOs) in the MDMP (TA 4.3)

TREND 14: Heavy LNO packages. (TA 4.3)

TREND 15: Task organizing Military Police (MP) units (TA 4.3)

TREND 16: Casualty evacuation planning (TA 4.3)

TREND 17: Company-level estimate of the situation (TA 4.3.1)

TREND 18: Guidance for fire support (TA 4.3.1)

TREND 19: Course of Action (COA) development (TA 4.3.2)

TREND 20: Maintenance standard operating procedures (SOPs) (TA 4.4)

TREND 21: Effective utilization of the battalion S-2 NCOIC (TA 4.4)4

TREND 22: Troop Leading Procedures (TLP) (TA 4.4)

TREND 23: Utilization of the Analysis Control Element (ACE) (TA 4.4)

TREND 24: Transferring Command and Control (C2) from the Tactical Command Post to the Tactical Operations Center (TA 4.4)

TREND 25: Rehearsals (TA

TREND 26: Troop Leading Procedures (TLP) - Military Intelligence (MI) (TA

TREND 27: Staff coordination (TA

TREND 28: Air/ground coordination and integration (TA 4.4.5)

TREND 29: Combat Health Support (CHS) Planning and Staff Integration (TA 4.4.5)

TREND 30: Commander's guidance for fire support (TA 4.4.5)

TREND 31: Heavy unit employment during MOUT (TA 4.4.5)

TREND 32: Task organizing Military Police (MP) units (TA 4.4.5)

TREND 33: Synchronization of attacks (TA 4.4.5)

The Secretary of the Army has determined that the publication of this periodical is necessary in the transaction of the public business as required by law of the Department. Use of funds for printing this publication has been approved by Commander, U. S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, 1985, IAW AR 25-30.

Unless otherwise stated, whenever the masculine or feminine gender is used, both are intended.

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This document was prepared by CALL, Fort Leavenworth, KS.

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