FM 23-d


1. Are communications to range control satisfactory?

2. Commands from tower clear and concise?

3. Range areas policed?

4. Ammunition accountability maintained?

5. Master score sheet updated?

6. Personnel accountability maintained?

7. Vehicles parked in appropriate areas?

8. Air guard on duty and alert?

9. Personnel in proper uniform?

10. Earplugs in use?

11. Troops responding properly to commands?

12. On-the-spot corrections being made when troops use poor techniques or fail to hit the target?

13. Conservation of ammunition enforced?

14. Weapons cleared before they are taken from the firing line?

15. Personnel checked for brass or ammunition before they leave the range?

16. Anyone standing around not involved in training or support?

Section 8 — Closing of Range-

1. Close downrange control according to the local SOP.

2. Remove all equipment and ammunition from range.

3. Police range.

4. Repaste and resurface targets as required by range instructions.

5. Perform other maintenance tasks as required by local SOP.

6. Request a range inspector from range control when ready to be cleared.

7. Submit after-action report to headquarters.

8. Report any noted safety hazards to proper authorities.

Section 9 — Known Distance Range-

PERSONNEL: In addition to those identified in Section 4.

1. NCOIC of pit detail.

2. Assistant safety officer for pit area. EQUIPMENT: In addition to equipment identified in Section 4.

1. Sound set for pit area.

2. Positive communication from the firing line to the pit area.

3. Pasters.

4. Glue and brushes for resurfacing targets.

5. Lubricant for target frames.

6. Proper targets mounted in target frames.

7. Briefing on how to operate a KD range.

8. Procedure for marking targets.

9. Procedure for pit safety.

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