United States Army Field Manual 7-93 Long-Range Surveillance Unit Operations

Field Manual
No. 7-93
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HEADQUARTERS

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

Washington, DC, 3 October 1995


FM 7-93

LONG-RANGE SURVEILLANCE UNIT OPERATIONS

Table of ContentsEdit

Chapter 1 - IntroductionEdit

Section I - ObjectiveEdit

1-1. Information Gathering

1-2. Human Intelligence Capabilities

1-3. Army Operations Doctrine

Section II - MissionEdit

1-4. Characteristics

1-5. Mission Execution

Section III - OrganizationEdit

1-6. Long-Range Surveillance Company

1-7. Long-Range Surveillance Detachment

1-8. Capabilities

1-9. Limitations

1-10. Weapons and Equipment

Chapter 2 - FundamentalsEdit

Section I - Command and ControlEdit

2.1. Structure

2.2. Mission Taskings

2.3. Types of Missions

2.4. Leadership

2.5. Surveillance Team Operations

2.6. Operations Base

2.7. Tactical Operations Center

2.8 Task Organization

Section II - CommunicationsEdit

2-9. Communication Nets

2-10. Messages and Reports

2-11. Base Radio Station Operations

2-12. Surveillance Team Communications

2-13. Electronic Warfare

Section III - Mission DevelopmentEdit

2-14. Planning

2-15. Coordination

2-16. Warning Order

Section IV - Operational SecurityEdit

2-17. Tactical and Administrative Measures

2-18. Electronic Measures

Chapter 3 - OperationsEdit

Section I - Planning PhaseEdit

3-1. Contingency Plans

3-2. Control Measures

3-3. Planning Area Activities

Section II - Infiltration PhaseEdit

3-4. Movement to the Departure Area

3-5. Stay-Behind

3-6. Infiltration

3-7. Air Insertion

3-8. Amphibious Infiltration

3-9. Land Infiltration

Section III - Execution PhaseEdit

3-10. Movement to the Area of Operations

3-11. Hide Site and Surveillance Site Occupation

3-12. Site Selection

3-13. Actions in the Area of Operations

3-14. Reports

3-15. Movement to the Extraction Site

Section IV - Exfiltration PhaseEdit

3-16. Distances

3-17. Terrain

3-18. Enemy

3-19. Evasion and Escape

3-20. Extraction by Air

3-21. Land Exfiltration

Section V - Recovery PhaseEdit

3-22. Debriefing

3-23. Equipment Maintenance and Turn-In

3-24. Stand-Down

3-25. Training

Chapter 4 - SupportEdit

Section I - Combat SupportEdit

4-1. Joint Service Support

4-2. Army Aviation Support

4-3. Fire Support

4-4. Air Defense Artillery Support

4-5. Engineer Support

4-6. Electronic Warfare Support

Section II - Combat Service SupportEdit

4-7. Sources

4-8. Supply

4-9. Resupply

4-10. Transportation

4-11. Maintenance

4-12. Medical

4-13. Miscellaneous Services

Chapter 5 - LRS In Operations Other Than WarEdit

5-1. Activities

5-2. Planning Factors for Operations Other Than War

5-3. LRS Missions in Operations Other Than War

Chapter 6 - Infiltration and ExfiltrationEdit

Section I - Waterborne OperationsEdit

6-1. Planning Considerations

6-2. F470 Zodiac Boat

6-3. Scout Swimmer

6-4. Helocasting Operations

Section II - Helicopter OperationsEdit

6-5. Rappelling

6-6. Special Patrol Infiltration/Exfiltration System

6-7. Fast-Rope Infiltration/Exfiltration System

6-8. Army Aviation and Air Assault

Section III - Airborne OperationsEdit

6-9. Landing Plan

6-10. Air Movement Plan

6-11. Marshalling Plan

Section IV - Stay-Behind OperationsEdit

6-12. Planning

6-13. Site Preparation

Section V - Vehicle OperationsEdit

6-14. Planning

6-15. LRS Team Planning

Section VI - Foot Movement OperationsEdit

6-16. Planning

6-17. Movement

Appendix A - Personnel Recruitment and SelectionEdit

Appendix B - Long-Rance Surveillance ReconnaissanceEdit

Appendix C - Geographic EnvironmentsEdit

Appendix D - CommunicationsEdit

Appendix E - LRSU Hide and Surveillance SitesEdit

Appendix F - Tracking and Countertracking, Evasion and Escape, and SurvivalEdit

Appendix G - IntelligenceEdit

Appendix H - OrdersEdit

Appendix I - Briefback and Debriefing FormatsEdit

Appendix J - Movement Techniques and Battle DrillsEdit

Appendix K - Night OperationsEdit

GlossaryEdit

ReferencesEdit

Authorization LetterEdit

 

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