Preparatory Begins in the assembly area Starts upon receiving the warning order -situation -mission -tasks Ends when crossing the line of departure
Conduct Phase Begins with the crossing of the line of departure or when fired upon. Ends when the unit has assaulted through the objective and has consolidated its position. Crossing the line of departure signifies a unit leaving and area of supporting friendly small arms fire.
Exploitation Phase Begins upon consolidation past the objective. 1) Pursue by fire 2) Continuation of the attack -This is mission dependant.
Tactical Control Measures Assembly area: 1) Located out of range from enemy small arms fire. 2) Draw ammo, prep weapons and equipment, issue order, rest, eat.
Tactical Control Measures Attack Position: 1) Last covered and concealed position prior to LOD. 2) Last pos. to make final prep. before committing to the attack. (if needed) 3) Move into attack formation.
Tactical Control Measures Line of Departure: 1) Signifies the units commitment to the attack. 2) Should be an identifiable object. 3) Leaving area of friendly small arm support.
Tactical Control Measures Assault Position: 1) Last covered and concealed position prior to launching the assault. 2) Insert fresh magazine if needed, fix bayonets.
Tactical Control Measures Limit of Advance: 1) Pre-determined point the assault unit will not cross. 2) Push past objective, set up squad 180, conduct ammmo casualty report. 3) Prepare for enemy counter attack!
Contact! Initiated by instructors Establish fire superiority Switch to verbal automatically Call out ADDRAC
ADDRAC Alert: Alert all members of the unit to be ready to receive further instructions. Direction: Orient the unit to the location of the enemy. Description: Give the unit a brief and accurate description of the target. Range: Give the unit information needed to adjust point of aim. (Target) Assignment: Tell the unit who is to fire on which target. (Fire) Control: Give the unit the command to commence firing. Return fire and gain fire superiority.
Contact! OCS Minimum of Alert Direction Description “CONTACT! DIRECT FRONT, ENEMY TROOPS IN THE OPEN, BUDDY RUSHES!”
Contact! Assault past objective (10-20 meters) Hasty 180 Placement of SAW Give ammo/casualty report
Ammo/Casualty Report “GOOD MORNING, SGT INSTRUCTOR! CANDIDATE SMITH REPORTS OBJECTIVE ALL SECURE. THERE ARE NO CASUALTIES, NO POW’S, AND APPROXIMATELY 10 ROUNDS PER CANDIDATE.”