Accession Number:

ADA164672

Title:

Fire Commands for the M60A3 Tank. Booklet 1. Overview of Fire Commands

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH INST FOR THE BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

118.0

Abstract:

In order to prepare a correct fire command, a Tank Commander TC must be aware of certain kinds of target and gunnery information. Also, he must know what statements to make, and his crews responses, if a fire command is to be useful. With that information, he will be able to prepare and announce a fire command which results in target destruction. This booklet will provide the general information required to prepare a fire command. It will also tell you how to announce a fire command, including crew responses, for the following kinds of engagements M35E1TTS Precision M35E1TTS Battlesight M105D precision, and M105D Battlesight.

Subject Categories:

  • Combat Vehicles
  • Fire Control and Bombing Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE