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1.Which if the following is not a type of reconnaissance?

artillery reconnaissance
quartermaster reconnaissance
engineer reconnaissance
agent reconnaissance
radio and radio technical reconnaissance


2. Which of the following is not a reconnaissance principle?



3. Which of the following is not part of the initial data for organizing reconnaissance?

report of chief of reconnaissance
unit mission
commander's decision
available information on enemy
status of reconnaissance troops


4. Which is not a form for acquiring reconnaissance information?

troop combat action
study of documents
none of the above


5. Which of the following is not a part of the army chief of reconnaissance's report to the commander?

assessment of enemy nuclear capabilities
situation and status of reconnaissance troops
availability of cosmic reconnaissance platforms
requirements of army during operation
strength level of reconnaissance units in personnel


6. Which of the following is not part of the plan for employment of reconnaissance troops?

aim and specific tasks of reconnaissance
troops and means allocated for reconnaissance
designation of reconnaissance troop reserve
time for launch of initial nuclear strike of air operation
organization of troop control


7. Which of the following is not shown on the reconnaissance map plan?

targets and axes of reconnaissance and areas for special attention
units and groups of Special reconnaissance troops and agent sources
line limiting the conduct of reconnaissance prior to the operation
path of cosmic reconnaissance coverage
main and alternate areas of reconnaissance troop deployment


8. Which of the following is not a priority task of artillery reconnaissance?

location of enemy artillery positions
location of enemy mine fields and obstacles
location of enemy reserves
location of enemy control points


9. Which of the following is not a characteristic of reconnaissance?

expands during combat
planning is periodic
patrols support their parent hqs
scope, content, and timing vary with level of hqs


10. Answer true or false for the following items:

Reconnaissance is especially concerned to detect shifts of enemy forces from other locations.

Special reconnaissance units are found at every level from regiment to division, army, and front.

Combined arms troop reconnaissance includes officer reconnaissance

Radio and radio technical reconnaissance units are subordinate to the chief of signal troops.

Engineer reconnaissance units are subordinate to the chief of engineer troops.

Reconnaissance is categorized in terms of scale, level, and missions.

Strategic reconnaissance is conducted continuously to disclose enemy doctrine, character and form of conduct of war.

Reconnaissance efforts are not coordinated in terms of missions, directions, times, and form of action.

The aim of reconnaissance is to learn as much as possible about the enemy with minimum expenditure of resources.

Disclosing the enemy's concept of future action is an important reconnaissance objective.

The commander defines and specifies reconnaissance missions and objectives to be achieved.

The chief of staff is directly responsible for organization of reconnaissance.

In his instructions the chief of staff includes instructions to reconnaissance troops on their method of movement to deployment areas.

The chief of reconnaissance is responsible for communication of reconnaissance information inside the staff and to other headquarters.

The chief of operations directorate gives instructions on reconnaissance to the chief of reconnaissance.

The regiment chief of reconnaissance passes on the instructions from division to battalion reconnaissance chiefs.

Army submits a periodic reconnaissance report to front headquarters once a week.

Division helicopter, artillery, PVO, and engineer reconnaissance elements deploy prior to battle.

Reconnaissance data is provided to the commander according to a periodic schedule he establishes.

Reconnaissance plans and tasks must be constantly up dated during the course of battle.

Timely detection of enemy preparations for attack is a reconnaissance task.

Data sought by reconnaissance includes the status of enemy troop morale.

Radio interception is one form for acquiring reconnaissance information.

Army has a SPETZNAZ regiment.

Army maintains a reconnaissance second echelon but no reserve.

Reconnaissance plan shows the main and alternate deployment areas for reconnaissance troops.

The chief of reconnaissance prepares suggestions on the employment of reconnaissance troops for the chief of operations.

Proper specification of reconnaissance aims is a critical part of planning reconnaissance.

Specifying methods for reporting reconnaissance information is not a part of reconnaissance planning.


11. Using the tables for norms of radio and radio technical posts determine the number required to detect and confirm the following targets.


12. Allocate the available drones in the army (45 available) for the following targets: 1 Pershing battalion; 2 Lance battalions; 10 division and corps command posts; 35 air defense units; 12 airfields; 60 ground units.


13. Div ex 1



14 Div ex 2


15. Using the formula on page 5-109 of the Handbook determine the likelihood of observation of 10 targets in 3 hours in a 60 sq km area if the distance of observation is 1 km and rate of movement is 10 km/hr.


16. Using the nomogram on page 5-112 of the Handbook, determine the duration of search required in a 50 sq km area to detect a target with .8 probability at 1.5 km range with a patrol speed of 7 km/hr.