appa - FM 3-3 Appendix A CB Operational Situation...

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FM 3-3 Appendix A CB Operational Situation Contamination Avoidance This appendix provides a series of operational situations that outline how contamination avoidance tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) can be applied. The various situations are designed to assist commanders and chemical staff personnel in tactical operations. The TTP included are not designed to replace Army Training and Evaluation Plan (ARTEP) standards, nor any other listing of collective tasks, but is intended to be an operational contamination avoidance checklist. These checklists are not all inclusive and may be adapted or modified for local use. Platoon Through Brigade Task Force Chemical and Biological Operations Checklist Situation: Commander directs units to prepare for operations in a chemical or biological environment. The following specifics apply- 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. a. Enemy is capable of offensive chemical or biological weapons employment. b. Unit is provided intelligence on enemy NBC capabilities and likely courses of action. c. NBC threat status (chemical or biological) is Serial 2 or higher. Platoon/Company Actions Battalion/Task Force Actions Authorized unit detection and individual protective 1. Oversee subordinate unit actions. equipment is on hand, operational and issued per unit 2. Prepare CDM report and send to subordinate units. SOP. 3. Ensure contamination avoidance measures are Commanders perform MOPP analysis based on initiated around the headquarters complex IAW SOP. METT-T and higher headquarter’s guidance. 4. Ensure chemical defense equipment (CDE) shortages Immunizations are updated and field sanitation are placed on order and contingency measures are enforced. serviceable and deployed IAW SOP. Nerve Agent Pretreatment (NAP) and ciprofloxin tablets are provided to soldiers. OPSEC, dispersion, cover and concealment are practiced. Unit receives and correctly interprets periodic stocks are Chemical Downwind Message (CDM). 7. Unit adopts NBC contamination avoidance measures such as covering supplies and equipment with NBC Protective Covers (PC). A-1
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FM 3-3 Platoon Through Brigade Task Force Chemical or Biological Checklist Situation: Commander directs unit to prepare for a chemical or biological (toxin) attack. The following specifics apply: a. The enemy has or is likely to employ chemical or biological (toxin) weapons. b. Chemical/biological weapons employment is considered to be a likely course of enemy action. Platoon/Company Actions 1. Subordinate units are alerted. 2. Commander(s) specify appropriate MOPP levels; establish automatic masking criteria; and, if MOPP 0 is assumed, determines the location for chemical protective clothing based on METT-T. 3. Unit continues the mission while implementing
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  • Fall '10
  • LEVY
  • Biological warfare, Commander, Task Force Chemical, Biological Checklist, Brigade Task Force, Battalion/Task Force Actions

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