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Select Hasty Firing Positions During an Urban Operation
071-326-0557


Conditions: As a member of an attacking or defending unit in urban terrain, given a requirement to select hasty firing positions.

Standards: Selected positions from which to place fire on the enemy while using available cover.

Performance Steps
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NOTE: The success of a mission depends on your ability to place accurate fire on the enemy with the least possible exposure to return fire. Therefore, you must
constantly seek covered firing positions and use them properly.
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1.        Fire around a building or wall.
a.        Fire around the left corner of the building or wall using the left-handed firing technique (Figure 071-326-0557_01).

Figure 1.  Firing around the left corner of a building.

b.        Fire around the right corner of the building or wall using the right-handed firing technique (Figure 071-326-0557_02).

Figure 2.  Firing around the right corner of a building.

c.        Use the prone firing technique, where possible.
d.        Fire around the wall, not over it, where possible (Figure 071-326-0557_03).

Figure 3.  Firing around a wall.

2.        Fire from a window.
a.        Select firing positions that are well back from the window. They will help conceal your body and your rifle's muzzle (Figure 071-326-0557_04).

Figure 4.  Firing from a window.

b.        Select a kneeling firing position. This will reduce your exposure and prevent silhouetting (Figure 071-326-0557_04).
3.        Fire from unprepared loopholes. Select firing positions well back from the loophole to conceal your muzzle flash (Figure 071-326-0557_05).

Figure 5.  Firing from loophole.


Evaluation Preparation: SETUP: At the test site, provide all the materials and equipment given in the task condition statement.

BRIEF SOLDIER: Tell the Soldier to select positions where he can place fire on the enemy while using available cover.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Performance Measures        GO        NO-GO
1.        Fired around a building or wall.                                                                                                                                                                                                   ——        ——
2.        Fired from a window.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ——        ——
3.        Fired from unprepared loopholes. Selected a position well back from the window.                                                                                                        ——        ——

Evaluation Guidance: Score the Soldier GO if all performance measures are passed. Score the Soldier NO-GO if any performance measure is failed. If the Soldier
scores NO-GO, show the Soldier what was done wrong and how to do it correctly.

References
Required        Related
FM 3-06
FM 3-06.11
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