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D-2. The target array should include targets at ranges of 100 to 700 meters (Figure D-2, page D-2) to enable the unit to conduct advanced instructional fire on targets located beyond the weapons' maximum effective ranges. Firers may only use HE weapons to engage hard targets. This reduces the damage to other targets the unit must maintain such as F-type silhouettes and bunkers.

D-3. Standard vehicle silhouettes or tank hulls should be used for stationary targets. Selected targets should be positioned behind —

• Mounds of earth to simulate vehicles in defilade.

• Buildings, homes, churches, or hospitals to simulate an urban environment.

• Trees or other natural objects.

D-4. Firers adjust their points of aim accordingly. Targets should also be positioned to allow firers to engage flank, frontal, and oblique targets.

D-5. Bunker targets should be placed within the target array at ranges of 100 to 400 meters. They should be no more than 1 meter high or 2 1/2 to 3 meters wide.

D-6. Moving target silhouettes should travel along a track or road so the firers can engage fast moving targets from both flank and oblique angles. The moving targets should be placed at ranges of 150 to 600 meters and should enter and exit from the flanks outside the range fan.

Figure D-2. Target array.

Appendix E

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