Map Reading and Land Navigation

Map Reading and Land Navigation Author Department of the Army
ISBN-10 1684113431
Release 2017-05-15
Pages 292
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The purpose of this field manual is to provide a standardized source document for Army-wide reference on map reading and land navigation. This manual applies to every soldier in the Army regardless of service branch, MOS, or rank. This manual also contains both doctrine and training guidance on these subjects. Part One addresses map reading and Part Two, land navigation. The appendixes include a list of exportable training materials, a matrix of land navigation tasks, an introduction to orienteering, and a discussion of several devices that can assist the soldier in land navigation.



Army Field Manual FM 3 25 26 U S Army Map Reading and Land Navigation Handbook

Army Field Manual FM 3 25  26  U  S  Army Map Reading and Land Navigation Handbook Author Department of the Army
ISBN-10 1626544530
Release 2015-12-31
Pages 256
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The field manual provides a standardized source document for Army-wide reference on map reading and land navigation. It applies to every soldier in the army regardless of service branch, MOS, or rank. This manual also contains both doctrine and training guidance on map reading and land navigation.Part One addresses map reading and Part Two, land navigation. The appendices include an introduction to orienteering and a discussion of several devices that can assist the soldier in land navigation. For soldiers, hunters, climbers, and hikers alike, this is the definitive guide to map reading and navigation.



U S Army Guide to Map Reading and Navigation

U S  Army Guide to Map Reading and Navigation Author Army
ISBN-10 9781628730241
Release 2009-07-27
Pages 192
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It requires no prior knowledge of these subjects. Sections include map care, comprehension of map symbols, military symbols, grid reference systems, and interpretation of aerial photographs. After the basics are covered, the second half moves to land navigation – varying terrains, elevations, day-night variations. Map and compass work is thoroughly explained. Finally, extreme scenarios – desert, mountain, jungle, arctic, and urban terrains – are all explored.



Army Field Manual FM 3 25 26 U S Army Map Reading and Land Navigation Handbook

Army Field Manual FM 3 25 26  U S  Army Map Reading and Land Navigation Handbook Author United States Army
ISBN-10 1420928236
Release 2007
Pages 248
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"The purpose of this field manual is to provide a standardized source document for Army-wide reference on 'map reading' and 'land navigation'. This manual applies to every soldier in the Army regardless of service branch, MOS, or rank. This manual also contains both doctrine and training guidance on these subjects. Part One addresses map reading and Part Two, land navigation. The appendixes include a list of exportable training materials, a matrix of land navigation tasks, an introduction to orienteering, and a discussion of several devices that can assist the soldier in land navigation." From the Preface.



Map Reading and Land Navigation

Map Reading and Land Navigation Author U. S. Department of Defense
ISBN-10 1521800294
Release 2017-07-09
Pages 247
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The purpose of this field manual is to provide a standardized source document forreference on map reading and land navigation. Part One addresses map reading andPart Two, land navigation. The appendixes include a list of training materials, amatrix of land navigation tasks, an introduction to orienteering, and a discussion of severaldevices that can assist the soldier in land navigation.



Fm 3 25 26 Map Reading and Land Navigation

Fm 3 25 26 Map Reading and Land Navigation Author Headquarters Department Of` The Army
ISBN-10 1978070675
Release 2017-10-08
Pages 288
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The purpose of this field manual is to provide a standardized source document for Armywide reference on map reading and land navigation. This manual applies to every soldier in the Army regardless of service branch, MOS, or rank. This manual also contains both doctrine and training guidance on these subjects. Part One addresses map reading and Part Two, land navigation. The appendixes include a list of exportable training materials, a matrix of land navigation tasks, an introduction to orienteering, and a discussion of several devices that can assist the soldier in land navigation.



Manuals Combined U S Marine Corps Basic Reconnaissance Course BRC References

Manuals Combined  U S  Marine Corps Basic Reconnaissance Course  BRC  References Author
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Over 5,300 total pages .... MARINE RECON Reconnaissance units are the commander’s eyes and ears on the battlefield. They are task organized as a highly trained six man team capable of conducting specific missions behind enemy lines. Employed as part of the Marine Air- Ground Task Force, reconnaissance teams provide timely information to the supported commander to shape and influence the battlefield. The varying types of missions a Reconnaissance team conduct depends on how deep in the battle space they are operating. Division Reconnaissance units support the close and distant battlespace, while Force Reconnaissance units conduct deep reconnaissance in support of a landing force. Common missions include, but are not limited to: Plan, coordinate, and conduct amphibious-ground reconnaissance and surveillance to observe, identify, and report enemy activity, and collect other information of military significance. Conduct specialized surveying to include: underwater reconnaissance and/or demolitions, beach permeability and topography, routes, bridges, structures, urban/rural areas, helicopter landing zones (LZ), parachute drop zones (DZ), aircraft forward operating sites, and mechanized reconnaissance missions. When properly task organized with other forces, equipment or personnel, assist in specialized engineer, radio, and other special reconnaissance missions. Infiltrate mission areas by necessary means to include: surface, subsurface and airborne operations. Conduct Initial Terminal Guidance (ITG) for helicopters, landing craft, parachutists, air-delivery, and re-supply. Designate and engage selected targets with organic weapons and force fires to support battlespace shaping. This includes designation and terminal guidance of precision-guided munitions. Conduct post-strike reconnaissance to determine and report battle damage assessment on a specified target or area. Conduct limited scale raids and ambushes. Just a SAMPLE of the included publications: BASIC RECONNAISSANCE COURSE PREPARATION GUIDE RECONNAISSANCE (RECON) TRAINING AND READINESS (T&R) MANUAL RECONNAISSANCE REPORTS GUIDE GROUND RECONNAISSANCE OPERATIONS GROUND COMBAT OPERATIONS Supporting Arms Observer, Spotter and Controller DEEP AIR SUPPORT SCOUTING AND PATROLLING Civil Affairs Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures MAGTF Intelligence Production and Analysis Counterintelligence Close Air Support Military Operations on Urbanized Terrain (MOUT) Convoy Operations Handbook TRAINING SUPPORT PACKAGE FOR: CONVOY SURVIVABILITY Convoy Operations Battle Book Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Training, Planning and Executing Convoy Operations Urban Attacks



U S Army Map Reading and Land Navigation Handbook Illustrated U S Army

U S  Army Map Reading and Land Navigation Handbook   Illustrated  U S  Army Author U S Dept of the Army
ISBN-10 9562914976
Release 2007-06
Pages 196
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The Army version "Map Reading and Land Navigation" is the simplest and most straightforward explanation of how to get around with just a compass and a map. This guide is perfect for any outdoorsman or for teaching Boy Scouts how to use a compass.



Wilderness Navigation

Wilderness Navigation Author Bob Burns
ISBN-10 9781594859465
Release 2015-02-24
Pages 176
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CLICK HERE to download a sample • The official navigation textbook used in outdoor education courses by thousands of students • Goodreads.com readers rated the previous edition 4 out of 5 stars (and now it’s even better!) • Map and compass skills remain the foundation for traveling safely in the wilderness This new third edition is a major and complete update of the popular textbook: • Improved throughout for clarity, with chapter objectives presented at the beginning of each chapter and summaries, “skills check” mini-quizzes, and practice problems listed at the end • Updated descriptions of the most current maps, compasses, altimeters, and Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers • Updated declination maps for the United States and the world (declination changes over time and compasses must be adjusted for a specific location to provide correct readings) • Much-expanded GPS chapter, including interfacing the GPS receiver with the home computer, maximizing battery life, and using the GPS function on a “smart” phones (along with a description of their limitations) • Additional information on non-GPS navigational techniques • Recommended websites, apps, and other sources of useful navigational information



Map Reading and Navigation

Map Reading and Navigation Author U. S. Army Department
ISBN-10 190752147X
Release 2010-10-01
Pages 212
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This field manual provides a standardized reference on map reading and land navigation that applies to every soldier in the Army regardless of service branch, MOS, or rank.



PTSD My Story Please Listen

PTSD My Story  Please Listen Author Curtis Butler III
ISBN-10 1452028966
Release 2010-05-28
Pages 92
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This book was written by a Soldier with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) dealing with his daily struggles with this disorder or in his words “trying to rid the dancing devils in my head”. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is about the silent trauma from which our soldiers are suffering and the author's own experience. Symptoms of PTSD include flashbacks, intrusive emotions, bad memories, nightmares, explosive outburst and irritability. The author will describe how he deals with PTSD and provide tips that helped him cope with this disorder.



Drill and Ceremonies FM 3 21 5 FM 22 5

Drill and Ceremonies FM 3 21 5  FM 22 5 Author U S Army
ISBN-10 1936800020
Release 2012
Pages 298
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From the Preface FM 3-21.5 This field manual provides guidance for Armywide uniformity in the conduct of drill and ceremonies. It includes methods of instructing drill, teaching techniques, individual and unit drill, manual of arms for infantry weapons, and various other aspects of basic drill instruction. This manual is designed for use by soldiers of all military occupational skills, to include the new soldier in the initial entry training environment. Since all situations or eventualities pertaining to drill and ceremonies cannot be foreseen, commanders may find it necessary to adjust the procedures to local conditions. However, with the view toward maintaining consistency throughout the Army, the procedures prescribed herein should be followed as closely as possible.



GPS For Dummies

GPS For Dummies Author Joel McNamara
ISBN-10 0470457856
Release 2008-11-17
Pages 412
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Need directions? Are you good at getting lost? Then GPS is just the technology you’ve dreamed of, and GPS For Dummies is what you need to help you make the most of it. If you have a GPS unit or plan to buy one, GPS For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps you compare GPS technologies, units, and uses. You’ll find out how to create and use digital maps and learn about waypoints, tracks, coordinate systems, and other key point to using GPS technology. Get more from your GPS device by learning to use Web-hosted mapping services and even how to turn your cell phone or PDA into a GPS receiver. You’ll also discover: Up-to-date information on the capabilities of popular handheld and automotive Global Positioning Systems How to read a map and how to get more from the free maps available online The capabilities and limitations of GPS technology, and how satellites and radio systems make GPS work How to interface your GPS receiver with your computer and what digital mapping software can offer Why a cell phone with GPS capability isn’t the same as a GPS unit What can affect your GPS reading and how accurate it will be How to use Street Atlas USA, TopoFusion, Google Earth, and other tools Fun things to do with GPS, such as exploring topographical maps, aerial imagery, and the sport of geocaching Most GPS receivers do much more than their owners realize. With GPS For Dummies, 2nd Edition in hand, you’ll venture forth with confidence!



US Army Survival Manual FM 21 76

US Army Survival Manual  FM 21 76 Author United States Department of Defense
ISBN-10
Release 2016-04-27
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This survival manual is organized as follows: Chapter 1. Introduction Survival Actions Pattern for Survival Chapter 2. Psychology of Survival A Look at Stress Natural Reactions Preparing Yourself Chapter 3. Survival Planning and Survival Kits Importance of Planning Survival Kits Chapter 4. Basic Survival Medicine Requirements for Maintenance of Health Medical Emergencies Lifesaving Steps Bone and Joint Injury Bites and Stings Wounds Environmental Injuries Herbal Medicines Chapter 5. Shelters Shelter Site Selection Types of Shelters Chapter 6. Water Procurement Water Sources Still Construction Water Purification Water Filtration Devices Chapter 7. Firecraft Basic Fire Principles Site Selection and Preparation Fire Material Selection How to Build a Fire How to Light a Fire Chapter 8. Food Procurement Animals for Food Traps and Snares Killing Devices Fishing Devices Preparation of Fish and Game for Cooking and Storage Chapter 9. Survival Use of Plants Edibility of Plants Plants for Medicine Miscellaneous Uses of Plants Chapter 10. Poisonous Plants How Plants Poison All About Plants Rules for Avoiding Poisonous Plants Contact Dermatitis Ingestion Poisoning Chapter 11. Dangerous Animals Insects and Arachnids Leeches Bats Poisonous Snakes Dangerous Lizards Dangers in Rivers Dangers in Bays and Estuaries Saltwater Dangers Chapter 12. Field-Expedient Weapons, Tools, and Equipment Clubs Edged Weapons Other Expedient Weapons Lashing and Cordage Rucksack Construction Clothing and Insulation Cooking and Eating Utensils Chapter 13. Desert Survival Terrain Environmental Factors Need for Water Heat Casualties Precautions Desert Hazards Chapter 14. Tropical Survival Tropical Weather Jungle Types Travel Through Jungle Areas Immediate Considerations Water Procurement Food Poisonous Plants Chapter 15. Cold Weather Survival Cold Regions and Locations Windchill Basic Principles of Cold Weather Survival Hygiene Medical Aspects Cold Injuries Shelters Fire Water Food Travel Weather Signs Chapter 16. Sea Survival The Open Sea Seashores Chapter 17. Expedient Water Crossings Rivers and Streams Rapids Rafts Flotation Devices Other Water Obstacles Vegetation Obstacles Chapter 18. Field-Expedient Direction Finding Using the Sun and Shadows Using the Moon Using the Stars Making Improvised Compasses Other Means of Determining Direction Chapter 19. Signaling Techniques Application Means for Signaling Codes and Signals Aircraft Vectoring Procedures Chapter 20. Survival Movement in Hostile Areas Phases of Planning Execution Return to Friendly Control Chapter 21. Camouflage Personal Camouflage Methods of Stalking Chapter 22. Contact With People Contact With Local People The Survivor’s Behavior Changes to Political Allegiance Chapter 23. Survival in Man-Made Hazards The Nuclear Environment Biological Environments Chemical Environments



Map Reading and Land Navigation

Map Reading and Land Navigation Author United States Army
ISBN-10
Release 2016-05-17
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This military manual is organized as follows: Part One: Map Reading Chapter 1. Training Strategy 1-1. Building-Block Approach 1-2. Army-Wide Implementation 1-3. Safety Chapter 2. Maps 2-1. Definition 2-2. Purpose 2-3. Procurement 2-4. Security 2-5. Care 2-6. Categories 2-7. Military Map Substitutes 2-8. Standards of Accuracy Chapter 3. Marginal Information and Symbols 3-1. Marginal Information on a Military Map 3-2. Additional Notes 3-3. Topographic Map Symbols 3-4. Military Symbols 3-5. Colors Used on a Military Map Chapter 4. Grids 4-1. Reference System 4-2. Geographic Coordinates 4-3. Military Grids 4-4. United States Army Military Grid Reference System 4-5. Locate a Point Using Grid Coordinates 4-6. Locate a Point Using the Us Army Military Grid Reference System 4-7. Grid Reference Box 4-8. Other Grid Systems 4-9. Protection of Map Coordinates and Locations Chapter 5. Scale and Distance 5-1. Representative Fraction 5-2. Graphic (Bar) Scales 5-3. Other Methods Chapter 6. Direction 6-1. Methods of Expressing Direction 6-2. Base Lines 6-3. Azimuths 6-4. Grid Azimuths 6-5. Protractor 6-6. Declination Diagram 6-7. Intersection 6-8. Resection 6-9. Modified Resection 6-10. Polar Coordinates Chapter 7. Overlays 7-1. Purpose 7-2. Map Overlay 7-3. Aerial Photograph Overlay Chapter 8. Aerial Photographs 8-1. Comparison With Maps 8-2. Types 8-3. Types of Film 8-4. Numbering and Titling Information 8-5. Scale Determination 8-6. Indexing 8-7. Orienting of Photograph 8-8. Point Designation Grid 8-9. Identification of Photograph Features 8-10. Stereovision Part Two: Land Navigation Chapter 9. Navigation Equipment and Methods 9-1. Types of Compasses 9-2. Lensatic Compass 9-3. Compass Handling 9-4. Using a Compass 9-5. Field-Expedient Methods 9-6. Global Positioning System Chapter 10. Elevation and Relief 10-1. Definitions 10-2. Methods of Depicting Relief 10-3. Contour Intervals 10-4. Types of Slopes 10-5. Percentage of Slope 10-6. Terrain Features 10-7. Interpretation of Terrain Features 10-8. Profiles Chapter 11. Terrain Association 11-1. Orienting the Map 11-2. Locations 11-3. Terrain Association Usage 11-4. Tactical Considerations 11-5. Movement and Route Selection 11-6. Navigation Methods 11-7. Night Navigation Chapter 12. Mounted Land Navigation 12-1. Principles 12-2. Navigator’s Duties 12-3. Movement 12-4. Terrain Association Navigation 12-5. Dead Reckoning Navigation 12-6. Stabilized Turret Alignment Navigation 12-7. Combination Navigation Chapter 13. Navigation in Different Types of Terrain 13-1. Desert Terrain 13-2. Mountain Terrain 13-3. Jungle Terrain 13-4. Arctic Terrain 13-5. Urban Areas Chapter 14. Unit Sustainment 14-1. Set Up a Sustainment Program 14-2. Set Up a Train-The-Trainer Program 14-3. Set Up a Land Navigation Course ... plus numerous appendices.



Basic Illustrated Map and Compass

Basic Illustrated Map and Compass Author Cliff Jacobson
ISBN-10 9781461745686
Release 2008-04-15
Pages 96
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BASIC ILLUSTRATED MAP AND COMPASS Wilderness guide Cliff Jacobson created the map and compass curriculum for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and here he shows easy-to-follow steps on choosing a compass, reading contour lines and other map features, using them in concert with a GPS receiver, plotting a course in the wilderness, navigating at night by the stars, and much more.



Evaluating Peacekeeping Missions

Evaluating Peacekeeping Missions Author Sarah-Myriam Martin- Brûlé
ISBN-10 9781317268628
Release 2016-07-15
Pages 154
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This book offers a new perspective on peace missions in intra-state wars, based on comparative field research. In theoretical terms, this book proposes a new definition of peace operation success based on two crucial elements: the (re)establishment of order and the accomplishment of the mandate. The work presents a new typology for assessing peace operations as failures, partial failures, partial successes, or successes. This focus on ‘blurry’ outcomes provides a clearer theoretical framework to understand what constitutes successful peace operations. It explains the different outcomes of peace operations (based on the type of success/failure) by outlining the effect(s) of the combination of the key ingredients-strategy and the type of interveners. Empirically, this book tests the saliency of the theoretical framework by examining the peace operations which took place in Somalia, Sierra Leone and Liberia. This book refutes the classification of these three cases as the ‘worst’ context for ‘transitional politics’, and demonstrates that peace operations may succeed, partially of totally, in challenging contexts, and that the diverse outcomes are better explained by the type of intervener and the strategy employed than by the type of context. This work shows that, for a peace operation in an intra-state war, the adoption of a deterrence strategy works best for re-establishing order while the involvement of a great power facilitates the accomplishment of the mandate. This book will be of much interest to students of peacekeeping, conflict resolution, civil wars, security studies and IR in general.