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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

Appendix D

Operations Checklist

1. What is the minimum information required to conduct the recon mission (extracted from the OPORD) (for example, recon, survey, support of chemical units)?

  • Enemy situation.
  • Friendly situation.
  • Supported unit's mission.
  • Supported commander's intent.
  • Command and control.
  • Logistics support.
  • Signal.
  • Security support.
  • Coordinate MOPP level, OEG, and correlation factor.
  • Supported unit.

2. What type of recon mission is to be conducted?

  • Route.
  • Zone.
  • Area.
  • Survey.
  • Surveillance.
  • Sampling.

3. How many vehicles will be required for the mission?

4. What are the actions at the contaminated area?

  • Mark.
  • Locate bypass routes (which sides).
  • Find shortest route across.
  • Collect sample.
  • Continue mission.
  • Remain and assist units in avoiding the contaminated area.
  • Report (format, what net, and so forth).

5. Analyze the recon mission.

  • Type of search technique to be used.
  • Intervals at which samples and readings will be taken.
  • Mounted/dismounted.

6. Is a survey required?

  • Type of technique.

7. Marking the contaminated area.

  • Type of marker.
  • Interval markers are to be emplaced.

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