Map Reading and Land Navigation - United States Army

Map Reading and Land Navigation

By United States Army

  • Release Date: 2016-05-17
  • Genre: Outdoors
  • Size: 8.09 MB

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Description

This military manual is organized as follows:

Part One: Map Reading

Chapter 1. Training Strategy
1-1. Building-Block Approach
1-2. Army-Wide Implementation
1-3. Safety

Chapter 2. Maps
2-1. Definition
2-2. Purpose
2-3. Procurement
2-4. Security
2-5. Care
2-6. Categories
2-7. Military Map Substitutes
2-8. Standards of Accuracy

Chapter 3. Marginal Information and Symbols
3-1. Marginal Information on a Military Map
3-2. Additional Notes
3-3. Topographic Map Symbols
3-4. Military Symbols
3-5. Colors Used on a Military Map

Chapter 4. Grids
4-1. Reference System
4-2. Geographic Coordinates
4-3. Military Grids
4-4. United States Army Military Grid Reference System
4-5. Locate a Point Using Grid Coordinates
4-6. Locate a Point Using the Us Army Military Grid Reference System
4-7. Grid Reference Box
4-8. Other Grid Systems
4-9. Protection of Map Coordinates and Locations

Chapter 5. Scale and Distance
5-1. Representative Fraction
5-2. Graphic (Bar) Scales
5-3. Other Methods

Chapter 6. Direction
6-1. Methods of Expressing Direction
6-2. Base Lines
6-3. Azimuths
6-4. Grid Azimuths
6-5. Protractor
6-6. Declination Diagram
6-7. Intersection
6-8. Resection
6-9. Modified Resection
6-10. Polar Coordinates

Chapter 7. Overlays
7-1. Purpose
7-2. Map Overlay
7-3. Aerial Photograph Overlay

Chapter 8. Aerial Photographs
8-1. Comparison With Maps
8-2. Types
8-3. Types of Film
8-4. Numbering and Titling Information
8-5. Scale Determination
8-6. Indexing
8-7. Orienting of Photograph
8-8. Point Designation Grid
8-9. Identification of Photograph Features
8-10. Stereovision

Part Two: Land Navigation

Chapter 9. Navigation Equipment and Methods
9-1. Types of Compasses
9-2. Lensatic Compass
9-3. Compass Handling
9-4. Using a Compass
9-5. Field-Expedient Methods
9-6. Global Positioning System

Chapter 10. Elevation and Relief
10-1. Definitions
10-2. Methods of Depicting Relief
10-3. Contour Intervals
10-4. Types of Slopes
10-5. Percentage of Slope
10-6. Terrain Features
10-7. Interpretation of Terrain Features
10-8. Profiles

Chapter 11. Terrain Association
11-1. Orienting the Map
11-2. Locations
11-3. Terrain Association Usage
11-4. Tactical Considerations
11-5. Movement and Route Selection
11-6. Navigation Methods
11-7. Night Navigation

Chapter 12. Mounted Land Navigation
12-1. Principles
12-2. Navigator’s Duties
12-3. Movement
12-4. Terrain Association Navigation
12-5. Dead Reckoning Navigation
12-6. Stabilized Turret Alignment Navigation
12-7. Combination Navigation

Chapter 13. Navigation in Different Types of Terrain
13-1. Desert Terrain
13-2. Mountain Terrain
13-3. Jungle Terrain
13-4. Arctic Terrain
13-5. Urban Areas

Chapter 14. Unit Sustainment
14-1. Set Up a Sustainment Program
14-2. Set Up a Train-The-Trainer Program
14-3. Set Up a Land Navigation Course

... plus numerous appendices.

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