Ranger Handbook: The Official U.S. Army Ranger Handbook SH21-76, Revised August 2010

Ranger Handbook: The Official U.S. Army Ranger Handbook SH21-76, Revised August 2010

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by D Kasnicka, www.survivalebooks.com, U.S. Army Infantry School, U.S. Army
     
 

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PREFACE
The MCOE SH 21-76 (Ranger Handbook) is mainly written for U.S. Army… See more details below

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UNITED STATES ARMY RANGER HANDBOOK, SH 21-76, 2010, Plus 500 free US military manuals and US Army field manuals

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PREFACE
The MCOE SH 21-76 (Ranger Handbook) is mainly written for U.S. Army Rangers and other light Infantry units, however it should also serve as a handy reference for other U.S. military units. It covers how Infantry squad- and platoon-sized elements conduct combat operations in varied terrains. It cites other Army resources to ensure continuity.

This handbook provides squad and platoon leaders with the roles, tactics, knowledge, and operational requirements to employ combat multipliers in a combat environment.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
RANGER CREED . i
STANDING ORDERS ROGER’S RANGERS . i
RANGER HISTORY ii
PREFACE vi
CHAPTER 1 LEADERSHIP
PRINCIPLES 1-1
DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND ACTIONS . 1-2
ASSUMPTION OF COMMAND 1-8
CHAPTER 2 OPERATIONS
TROOP-LEADING PROCEDURES 2-1
COMBAT INTELLIGENCE . 2-6
WARNING ORDER 2-7
OPERATION ORDER . 2-16
FRAGMENTARY ORDER 2-24
ANNEXES 2-29
COORDINATION CHECKLISTS 2-35
TASK, PURPOSE, OPERATION 2-40
TERRAIN MODEL 2-43
CHAPTER 3 FIRE SUPPORT
BASIC FIRE SUPPORT TASKS; TARGETING; AND INTERDICTION 3-1
CAPABILITIES 3-2
RISK ESTIMATE DISTANCES . 3-2
TARGET OVERLAYS . 3-3
CALL FOR FIRE . 3-5
CLOSE AIR SUPPORT 3-11
CLOSE COMBAT ATTACK AVIATION 3-13
CHAPTER 4 COMMUNICATIONS
EQUIPMENT
MILITARY RADIOS 4-1
MAN-PACK RADIO ASSEMBLY (AN/PRC-119F) . 4-4
AUTOMATED NET-CONTROL DEVICE 4-5
BASIC TROUBLESHOOTING . 4-6
ANTENNAS
REPAIRS . 4-6
CONSTRUCTION AND ADJUSTMENT . 4-7
FIELD EXPEDIENT (FE) OMNI DIRECTIONAL ANTENNAS 4-8
ANTENNA LENGTH PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS 4-13
v
CHAPTER 5 DEMOLITIONS
INITIATING (PRIMING) SYSTEMS 5-2
DETONATION (FIRING) SYSTEMS . 5-3
SAFETY 5-3
EXPEDIENT EXPLOSIVES--IMPROVISED SHAPED CHARGE . 5-3
EXPEDIENT EXPLOSIVES--PLATTER CHARGE . 5-4
EXPEDIENT EXPLOSIVES--GRAPESHOT CHARGE . 5-5
DEMOLITION KNOTS 5-6
MINIMUM SAFE DISTANCES 5-8
BREACHING CHARGES 5-8
TIMBER CUTTING CHARGES . 5-11
CHAPTER 6 MOVEMENT
FORMATIONS 6-1
MOVEMENT TECHNIQUES . 6-1
STANDARDS 6-4
FUNDAMENTALS 6-4
TACTICAL MARCHES . 6-4
MOVEMENT DURING LIMITED VISIBILITY CONDITIONS . 6-6
DANGER AREAS . 6-7
CHAPTER 7 PATROLS
PRINCIPLES
PLANNING . 7-1
RECONNAISSANCE 7-1
SECURITY . 7-1
CONTROL 7-1
COMMON SENSE . 7-1
PLANNING
TASK ORGANIZATION 7-1
INITIAL PLANNING AND COORDINATION 7-2
COMPLETION OF PLAN . 7-3
RECONNAISSANCE PATROLS
FUNDAMENTALS OF RECONNAISSANCE . 7-5
TASK STANDARDS . 7-5
ACTIONS ON THE OBJECTIVE, AREA RECONNAISSANCE 7-5
ACTIONS ON THE OBJECTIVE, ZONE RECONNAISSANCE 7-8
COMBAT PATROLS
PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS 7-9
AMBUSH 7-9
HASTY AMBUSH . 7-11
DELIBERATE (POINT/ AREA) AMBUSH . 7-12
PERFORM RAID 7-15
SUPPORTING TASKS
LINKUP 7-19
DEBRIEF 7-19
OBJECTIVE RALLY POINT . 7-19
PATROL BASE 7-21
MOVEMENT TO CONTACT
TECHNIQUES 7-23
TASK STANDARDS . 7-25
CHAPTER 8 BATTLE DRILLS
REACT TO CONTACT (VISUAL, IED, DIRECT FIRE [INCLUDES RPG]) (07-3-D9501) . 8-1
BREAK CONTACT (07-3-D9505) 8-6
REACT TO AMBUSH (FAR) (07-3-D9503). 8-9
REACT TO AMBUSH (NEAR) (07-3-D9502) 8-12
KNOCK OUT BUNKER (07-3-D9406) . 8-15
ENTER AND CLEAR A ROOM (07-4-D9509) . 8-17
ENTER A TRENCH TO SECURE A FOOTHOLD (07-3-D9410) . 8-21
BREACH A MINED WIRE OBSTACLE (07-3-D9412) 8-25
REACT TO INDIRECT FIRE (07-3-D9504) 8-28
CHAPTER 9 MILITARY MOUNTAINEERING
TRAINING 9-1
DISMOUNTED MOBILITY 9-1
TASK ORGANIZATION 9-1
RESCUE EQUIPMENT 9-2
MOUNTAINEERING EQUIPMENT . 9-3
ANCHORS 9-5
KNOTS . 9-6
BELAYS 9-15
CLIMBING COMMANDS 9-17
ROPE INSTALLATIONS . 9-18
RAPPELLING . 9-25
CHAPTER 10 MACHINE GUN EMPLOYMENT
SPECIFICATIONS 10-1
DEFINITIONS . 10-2
CLASSES OF AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE . 10-3
OFFENSE . 10-11
DEFENSE . 10-13
CONTROL OF MACHINE GUNS . 10-14
AMMUNITION PLANNING . 10-15
vii
CHAPTER 11 CONVOY OPERATIONS
PLANNING . 11-1
FIVE PHASES OF TRUCK MOVEMENT . 11-1

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