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Unformatted text preview: cipal Assessment (continued) The Enemy (continued): Logistics support, to include the following: Installations and facilities. Supply routes. Methods of troop movement. Past and current reprisal actions. Security and Police Units: Dependability and reliability to the existing regime or the occupying power. Disposition. Composition, identification, and strength. Organization, armament, and equipment. Degree of training, morale, and efficiency. Use and effectiveness of informers. Influence on and relations with the local populace. Security measures over public utilities and government installations. Civil Government: Control and restrictions, such as— Documentation. Rationing. Travel and movement restrictions. Blackouts and curfews. Current value of money and wage scales. The extent and effect of the black market. Political restrictions. Religious restrictions. Control and operation of industry, utilities, agriculture, and transportation. Civilian Populace: Attitudes toward the existing regime or occupying power. Attitudes toward the resistance movement. Reaction to U.S. support of the resistance. Reaction to enemy activities in the country, specifically that portion in the UWOA. General health and well-being. Potential Targets: Railroads. Telecommunication. Petroleum, oils, and lubricants. Electric power. Military storage and supply. Military HQ and installations. Radar and electronic devices. Highways. Figure B-1. Sample principal assessment (continued) B-2 TC 18-01 30 November 2010 Special Forces Area Assessment Principal Assessment (continued) Potential Targets (continued): Inland waterways and canals. Seaports. Natural and synthetic gas lines. Industrial plants. Key personalities. Weather: Precipitation, cloud cover, temperature, visibility, and seasonal changes. Wind speed and direction. Light data (BMNT, EENT, sunrise, sunset, moonrise, and moonset). Terrain: Location of areas suitable for guerrilla bases, units, and other installations. Potential LZs, DZs, and other reception sites. Routes suitable for— G...
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