Authority that a commander in the armed forces lawfully exercises over subordinates by virtue of rank or assignment.
Publication for Mission Command?
What is Mission Command?
exercise of authority and direction by the commander using mission orders to enable initiative.
What is team?
group of individuals who work together to achieve a common goal.
Principles a commander is guided by using mission command philosophy?
Build cohesive teams through trust, create shared understanding, provide a clear commander intent, exercise initiative, use mission orders, accept prudent risk
5 systems in Mission Command
Personnel, Networks, Information systems, Process and procedures, Facilities and Equipment
Unity of Effort?
Coordination and cooperation toward common objectives.
What are mission orders?
Directives that emphasize to subordinates what to attain, not how to achieve them.
deliberate exposure to potential injury or loss.
What is leadership?
Process of influencing people by providing purpose, direction and motivation to accomplish the mission and improve the organization
Publication for land nav?
Definition of map?
graphic representation of a portion of earths surface.
Who is responsible for securing maps?
Standard military map sizes?
Small (1:1,000,000) Medium (1:100,000 but smaller than 1:75,000) and large (larger than 1:75,000)
How many different maps are there?
Different map types?
Planimetric, Topographic, Photomap, Joint Operations Graphics, Photomosaic, Terrain Model, Military City Map, Special Map
Where can you find useful data to read map?
In the Marginal Data
Where can you find the declination diagram?
Lower margin and represents angular relationships of true north, grid north and magnetic north
Primary colors of map and representation
Black-man made (buildings,roads,spot elevations and all labels), Red-Brown-cultural features, relief features, elevation markers, contour lines, Blue-hydrography or water features, Green-vegetation, Brown-relief features and elevation, Red-cultural features (populated areas, main roads, and boundaries)
How do you use a protractor to determine a grid coordinate?
Read right and up
Universal Transverse Mercator grid
How close will a 6 digit grid be to a location?
Within 100 meters
How close will a 8 digit grid be to a location?
Within 10 meters
How many norths on a military map?
True, Magnetic and Grid North
all line longitude, any point on earth to the north pole.
North established by vertical grid lines on map.
Direction to the North-seeking arrow of compass. Line ending with a half-arrowhead
horizontal angle measured clockwise from a north baseline. Most common way to express direction in the military
opposite direction of azimuth
How to calculate back azimuth?
If azimuth is less that 180 degrees add 180, if greater than 180 subtract 180.
What is intersection?
Location of an unknown point found by occupying at least 2 known positions on the ground and sighting on the unknown location. The point where azimuths intersect is the unknown point.
What is resection?
method for determining ones position on the map by determining at least 2 other locations on the map.
How many degrees and mils in a circle?
360 degrees and 6400 mils
Each click on lensatic compass represent?
2 techniques to hold compass?
center-hold and compass to cheek method
3 types of contour lines?
Index, intermediate and supplementary
5 major terrain features?
Hill Valley Ridge saddle depression
3 minor terrain features?
Cliff, Draw, Spur
2 supplementary terrain features?
Cut and Fill
first step to navigation
Orient the map
Ways to orient the map
use compass, use terrain association, use field expedient methods
Observation & fields of fire, Cover and concealment, Obstacles, Key terrain, Avenues of approach