- Troop Leading Procedures
- OPORD Format
- Risk Assessment
- Extensive Acronym List
- Small Unit Tactics - Attack, Ambush, Break Contact, Raid
- Movement Formations
- Hand and Arm Signals
- ROTC Creed
- Army Values
- Army Song
- New School Army Samples
This is the Newest Ranger Manual by the U.S. Army. Chapters include: Leadership, Operations, Fire Support, Movement, Patrols, Battle Drills, Communications, Antennas, Army Aviation, Waterborne Operations, Military Mountaineering, Evasion/Survival, First Aid, Demolitions, Urban Operations, Vehicle Convoy Operations. Topics on Ambushes, Raids, Breaking Contact, Medevac, Indirect Fire and much much more. Packed with great information. Survival to living off the land. So much learned from the U.S. Army Special Operation here in the book.
The United States Department of Defense (DOD or DoD) is the federal department charged with coordination and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the military. The DOD is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. The Military Departments at the Pentagon publishes some of the very best manuals, handbooks and guidebooks on a wide range of topics; teaching skills, tactics and techniques. The content of these manuals are unmatched in depth, consider that some this knowledge is drawn from hundreds of years, thousands of man hours, and first hand operational experience. Also material in most of these manuals has been shared with other Military Branches providing even greater depth of subject matter. Military Manuals from the Department of Defense are unedited by outside individuals and or companies, this ensures the information is complete, current, and accurate as the military intended. Listed below you will see some of the major departments or components of the Department of Defense. Here you will find just a few book titles of the many sponsored works from each department. Department of the Air Force: U.S. Air Force Aircrew Survival; Air Force Handbook; USAF Military Working Dog Program; USAF Weapons Handling Manual; Airport Signs and Markings; Unexploded Ordnance Booby-traps UXO Recognition and Reporting Chart. Department of the Army: US Army Survival Manual FM 21-76; Survival Skills U.S. Army / Special Operations, Tactics, Techniques, and Skills Guide; Ranger Handbook; Special Forces Medical Handbook; Military Mountaineering; Boobytraps Army Instruction Manual; Explosives and Demolitions; Guerrilla Warfare; Army Hand to Hand Combat; U.S. Army Special Forces Handbook; Survival Evasion and Recovery; Military First Aid. Department of the Navy: Seabee Combat Handbook; Manual of Naval Preventive Medicine; USN Diving Manual; U.S. Navy Seal Patrol Leaders Handbook; Performance Maintenance During Continuous Flight Operations. United States Marine Corps: USMC 5.56MM, M16A2 Technical Manual; U.S. Marine Corp M40A1 Sniper Rifle 7.62MM; U.S. Marine Guidebook; Close Combat Hand to Hand Fighting Marine Corps; Booby Traps Close Combat Urban; Counterinsurgency; USMC Land Navigation; Scouting and Patrolling; Combat Water Survival; Map Reading; Sniper Counter Sniper.
Each rank is listed from lowest to highest in their respective chains of command.
Includes detailed information about each rank including:
- Full rank titles
- Proper way to be addressed
- Images of Ranks worn on military uniforms
- NATO Codes
- Pay Grades
- Pay Per Month
- Descriptions and responsibilities
Please note, I will be adding additional ranks as I find time to add them. As of now all US military ranks are added and additional countries will be added update by update.
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For those looking to join the program, this app contains enrollment information as well as scholarship information. All the courses cadets take are also listed, as well as off-campus training opportunities, which include specialized training schools such as Airborne and Air Assault, and cultural immersion trips to other countries.
For those in the program, this app contains tons of reference information that will be useful to them as cadets, including uniform information, rank and ribbon information, and the army values. Current cadets can also learn about the specialized schools they can attend during the summer or winter, as well as internship information, and more.
It displays information on over 1000 moving lights, Dimmers, Conventional fixtures & effects:
• Power Consumption
• Data Connection types
• Light Output (According to manufactures manual)
• Colour wheels/Mixing
• Gobo Wheels
• How many DMX Channels and in what mode
• Beam Size
• Lamp type
• Mains connectors
• Mains out?
• Data Connectors
• Dimmer connections
• Max Channel count
• Max Channel current
• Max current per phase
• Channel to phase info
• Any additional feature
If your device is connected to the internet, the manual is then available for viewing right within the app. You can also store manuals for offline viewing either within Lighting Handbook or in your favourite PDF viewing app.
One other feature is the Pinout diagrams for the most popular data and power connections:
• DMX (3 & 5 Pin)
• 4 Pin - Scroller cable
• RJ-45 (Ethernet)
• DMX Terminators
• Avolites Download cable
• Martin DMX - RJ-45
Another feature is the Lamp Guide, Giving detailed information on individual lamps like Par 64, T class lamps, HPL's and more!
Information given is:
• Colour temperature °K
• Average Life Hours
• Beam/Lamp Length
• Any alternative lamp
Current manufacturers are:
• Apollo Design Technology
• Chauvet (Pro only currently)
• Color Kinetics
• High End
• James Thomas Engineering
• JB Lighting
• Light Processor
• Look Solutions
• Robert Juliat
• Studio Due
• Vari Lite
• Zero 88
The library of manufacturers can be updated from within the app - Go to the settings menu, from there you'll be able to see what version of the library is currently installed and if connected to the internet, what version is now available for download. Click the "Update Library" Button and it will download the latest library and install into Lighting Handbook.
If you have a specific manufacturer or light you'd like including, please e-mail me and I'll try and include it in the next update.
Over the last 100 years the uniforms worn by soldiers around the world have changed dramatically as fabric technology has improved and the need for effective concealment from ever more lethal weaponry has grown. From global conflicts such as World War I and II to less well-known wars like those fought in Africa in the 1960s, 20th Century Military Uniforms covers a wide variety of wars and geographical locations.
The app provides a unique and readily accessible reference guide to the most important and most interesting uniform designs in use throughout the world during the age of total war. 20th Century Military Uniforms includes examples from famous units such as the 101st Airborne, the Waffen-SS, the British Paratroop Regiment, the Soviet Special Forces, and the French Foreign Legion.
Each of the 300 uniforms is illustrated by a full-colour artwork, with accompanying text and a table describing the figure’s date, affiliation, rank, location at the time, and the conflict or theatre in which they were serving.
★ Describes 300 uniforms of the last 100 years from all over the world
★ Superbly illustrated with full-colour artworks
★ Quick search functions for country and rank
★ Favourites section
★ All data stored offline on your device's SD card. Internet connection only required for the first database download (ca. 30MB) or for database updating.
Chris McNab has written and edited numerous books on military history. Publications include Modern Military Uniforms, Twentieth Century Small Arms, and Elite Forces Manual of Endurance Techniques.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION
-Personnel Selection Criteria
-Sniper and Observer Responsibilities
-Team Firing Techniques
CHAPTER 2 - EQUIPMENT
I - M24 Sniper Weapon System
-Operations and Functions
-Care and Maintenance
-Loading and Unloading
II - Ammunition
-Types and Characteristic
-M24 Malfunctions and Corrections
III - Sniper Sighting Devices
IV - Other Equipment
-M16A1/A2 Rifle with M203 Grenade Launcher
-Image Intensification and Infrared Devices
-M49 Observation Telescope
-Other Sniper Equipment
V - Communications Equipment
-AN/PRC-104A Radio Transceiver
CHAPTER 3 - MARKSMANSHIP
I - Fundamentals
-Steady Position Elements
-Calling the Shot
-Integrated Act of Firing
II - Ballistics
-Types of Ballistics
-Effects on Trajectory
III - Effects of Weather
-Conversion of Wind Velocity to Minutes of Angle
-Effects of Light
-Effects of Temperature
-Effects of Humidity
IV - Sniper Data Book
V - Holdoff
VI - Engagement of Moving Targets
-Calculation of Leads
Section VII - Nuclear, Biological, Chemical
-Mission-Oriented Protection Posture
CHAPTER 4 - FIELD TECHNIQUES
I - Camouflage
-Types of Camouflage
-Cover and Concealment
II - Movement
-Rules of Movement
-Individual Movement Techniques
-Sniper Team Movement and Navigation
III - Selection, Occupation, and Construction of Sniper Positions
-Positions in Urban Terrain
IV - Observation
-Hasty and Detailed Searches
-Elements of Observation
V - Target Detection and Selection
VI - Range Estimation
-Factors Affecting Range Estimation
-Range Estimation Methods
-Laser Range Finder
VII - Information Records
-Sniper Data Book
CHAPTER 5 - MISSION PREPARATION
I - Planning and Coordination
-Completion of Plan
-Preparation of Debriefing
-Reaction to Enemy Sniper Fire
II - Mission Packing Lists
-Arms and Ammunition
-Uniforms and Equipment
-Special Tools and Equipment (MOUT)
-Additional Equipment Transport
CHAPTER 6 - OPERATIONS
I - Insertion
II - Execution
-Movement to Target Area
-Occupation of Position
-Movement to Extraction Site
III - Extraction and Recovery
-Evasion and Escape Plan
-Air or Water Extraction
CHAPTER 7 - COMMUNICATIONS
I - Field-Expedient Antennas
II - Radio Operations Under Unusual Conditions
III - Communications Format
CHAPTER 8 - TRACKING/COUNTERTRACKING
I - Tracking
II - Countertracking
CHAPTER 9 - SNIPER SUSTAINMENT TRAINING
APPENDIX A - SNIPER WEAPONS OF THE WORLD
APPENDIX B - M21 SNIPER WEAPON SYSTEM
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The United States Department of Defense (DOD) is the federal department charged with coordination and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the military. The DOD is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia.
The Military Departments at the Pentagon publishes some of the very best manuals, handbooks and guidebooks on a wide range of topics; teaching skills, tactics and techniques.
The content of these manuals are unmatched in depth, consider that some this knowledge is drawn from hundreds of years, thousands of man hours, and first hand operational experience. Also material in most of these manuals has been shared with other Military Branches providing even greater depth of subject matter.
Military Manuals from the Department of Defense are unedited by outside individuals and or companies, this ensures the information is complete, current, and accurate as the military intended.
Listed below you will see some of the major departments or components of the Department of Defense. Here you will find just a few book titles of the many sponsored works from each department.
Department of the Air Force: U.S. Air Force Aircrew Survival; Air Force Handbook; USAF Military Working Dog Program; USAF Weapons Handling Manual; Airport Signs and Markings; Unexploded Ordnance Booby-traps UXO Recognition and Reporting Chart.
Department of the Army: US Army Survival Manual FM 21-76; Survival Skills U.S. Army / Special Operations, Tactics, Techniques, and Skills Guide; Ranger Handbook; Special Forces Medical Handbook; Military Mountaineering; Boobytraps Army Instruction Manual; Explosives and Demolitions; Guerrilla Warfare; Army Hand to Hand Combat; U.S. Army Special Forces Handbook; Survival Evasion and Recovery; Military First Aid.
Department of the Navy: Seabee Combat Handbook; Manual of Naval Preventive Medicine; USN Diving Manual; U.S. Navy Seal Patrol Leaders Handbook; Performance Maintenance During Continuous Flight Operations.
United States Marine Corps: USMC 5.56MM, M16A2 Technical Manual; U.S. Marine Corp M40A1 Sniper Rifle 7.62MM; U.S. Marine Guidebook; Close Combat Hand to Hand Fighting Marine Corps; Booby Traps Close Combat Urban; Counterinsurgency; USMC Land Navigation; Scouting and Patrolling; Combat Water Survival; Map Reading; Sniper Counter Sniper.
Why buy this app over the Military Medals and Ribbons?
This is the only app that supports adding ribbon devices
Build, save, and update your rack at anytime
Our app provides a full screen view of your rack, click on any ribbon for more details
Share your rack with your friends using your favorite social media app
- Ribbons added to rack in order of Precedence
- Devices added to individual ribbons
- Share your ribbon rack to Facebook or Email
- Consult applicable military instructions for individual service.
- Save rack between sessions
Features under development:
- Share unit awards for Army
Please Provide feedback and feature requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Bug(fixed): Application would crash on Motorola Xoom (Possibly other tablets)
- Removed "Premium Features" button on Ribbon Activity, non-premium users will be notified they are about to reset their rack prior to closing the application.
- Bug(fixed): Would not display more than three rows of ribbons.
- Added UN Ribbons
- Added NATO Ribbons
- Added some foreign Awards
- Added Air Force Longevity Service Ribbon (Rack reset Required)
- Fixed order of Precedence for Air Force Short Tour / Long Tour awards.
Version 1.2.3- Fixed Order of Precedence of AF Basic Training Ribbon & AF Marksmanship Ribbon- Fixed Device Logic of AF Marksmanship Ribbon.
- Moved Marine Corps Drill instructor ribbon from Coast Guard section back to Marine Corps section.
- Bug(fixed): Dates set to December in profile were displayed as January.
- Internal Code updates.
- Military Awards is now FREE (Merry Christmas!)
- Premium features allow you to save your rack between sessions.
- Save your ribbon rack between sessions
- Clear your rack.
- Bug(fixed): a couple ribbons were assigned incorrect precedence
- UI Improvements: Added action bar to Ribbon Activity
- Fixed Expert Device on Navy and Coast Guard marksmanship Ribbons.
- Integration with Fleet Knowledge
We have kept the Pages Darker(Black) in order to reduce Battery consumption of your phones/Tablets while you are in such situation,the application is compatible for Handsets and for the Tablets as well.
We offer this application in offline mode, moreover user can install on sd card(2.2+).
It is based on the Army Survival Manual FM 3-05.70
Following are the portions covered.
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
- Environmental Injuries
- Herbal Medicines
Chapter 5: SHELTERS
- Primary Shelter—Uniform
- 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
- Cooking and Storage of Fish and Game
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
- Venomous Snakes
- Snake-Free Areas
- Dangerous Lizards
- Dangers in Rivers
- Dangers in Bays and Estuaries
- Saltwater Dangers
- Other Dangerous Sea Creatures
Chapter 12: FIELD-EXPEDIENT WEAPONS, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT
- Edged Weapons
- Other Expedient Weapons
- Cordage and Lashing
- Rucksack Construction
- Clothing and Insulation
- Cooking and Eating Utensils
Chapter 13: DESERT SURVIVAL
- Environmental Factors
- Need for Water
- Heat Casualties
- Desert Hazards
Chapter 14: TROPICAL SURVIVAL
- Tropical Weather
- Jungle Types
- Travel Through Jungle Areas
- Immediate Considerations
- Water Procurement
- Poisonous Plants
Chapter 15: COLD WEATHER SURVIVAL
- Cold Regions and Locations
- Basic Principles of Cold Weather Survival
- Medical Aspects
- Cold Injuries
- Weather Signs
Chapter 16: SEA SURVIVAL
- The Open Sea
Chapter 17: EXPEDIENT WATER CROSSINGS
- Rivers and Streams
- 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
-Means for Signaling
-Codes and Signals
-Aircraft Vectoring Procedures
Chapter 20: Survival Movement In Hostile Areas
-Phases of Planning
Chapter 21: Camouflage
-Methods of Stalking
Chapter 22: Contact With People
-Contact with Local People
-Changes to Political Allegiance
Chapter 23: Survival In Man-Made Hazards
-The Nuclear Environment
Appendix A: Survival Kits
Appendix B: Edible and Medicinal Plants
Appendix C: Poisonous Plants
Appendix D: Dangerous Insects and Arachnids
Appendix E: Venomous Snakes and Mollusks
Appendix F: Dangerous Fish and Mollusks
Appendix G: Ropes and Knots
Appendix H: Clouds Foretellers of Weather
Appendix I: Evasion of Action Format