References

  • USACRC
    https://safety.army.mil

  • AR 350-19 The Army Sustainable Range Program

  • AR 385-10 The Army Safety Program

  • AR 385-63 Range Safety

  • FLW REG 190-11 Arms, Ammunition, and Equipment

  • FLW REG 210-14 Installation Ranges and Training Areas

  • FLW REG 385-10 Safety Program

  • FLW REG 700-2 Ammunition

  • FM 3-21.8 The Infantry Rifle Platoon and Squad

  • FM 3-22.68 Crew-Served Machine Guns

  • CTC RG-04 SOP

  • DD FORM 2977

Key Personnel

  • 15-Soldier, able-bodied, set-up detail

  • One of the Battalion's Top Three

  • One of the Company's Top Three

  • OIC (E-7 or above; with valid RSO Card)

  • RSO (E-6 or above; with valid RSO Card)

  • MSO (E-6 or above)

  • ARSO(s) walking the course (E-5 or above; one per PLT)

  • ARTY throwers (performed by ARSO(s)?)

  • Emergency Action NCO

  • Weapon Guard

  • Ammo Supervisor

  • Ammo Guard

  • BDE/CTC MEDIC(s) with FLA

  • 15-Soldier, able-bodied, recovery detail

Range Preparation

  • Two week coordination through Range Ops

  • 72 hour coordination through Range Ops

  • Risk Assessment signed and maintained on-site

  • Key Personnel received range safety brief from CTC Cadre

  • Range opened

  • Red range flag is hoisted

  • Night firing red light is functioning

  • Wet bulb set up and monitored hourly

  • Weather conditions monitored hourly and coordinated through Range Ops

  • IMCOM radios issued and COMM check performed between Key Personnel, CTC Cadre, and Range Ops

  • Wire obstacles inspected during daylight hours for sufficient clearance allowing Soldiers to crawl under

  • Safety/risk reduction, wildlife hazards, site orientation, Emergency Action procedures, and inclement weather procedures briefed

  • Water Points identified; adequate water supply provided (15 5gal water cans sustained at 50%)

  • Previous cold/heat casualties or allergies identified by the appropriately colored bead

  • Doctrinal instruction provided/enforced to Soldiers on proper employment/technique

  • Pneumatic machine-gun and mortar simulators are functioning properly

  • PCCs conducted and verified by Unit Cadre

  • Cold/Heat casualty prevention measures

During Live Fire

  • M240Bs in both towers inspected for serviceability and mounted on assigned MK 64 mounts, specific to each gun tower

  • Only A151 OHF 7.62mm ammunition is used

  • Range NCOIC (CTC) verbally and visually clears down-range, verified by the OIC and RSO

  • Test fire performed; all rounds on target verified by the OIC and RSO

  • Soldiers remain at least one arm's-length away from burning obstacles

  • All Soldiers are positioned forward of the MSO and remain in the low crawl, high crawl, or back crawl positions at all times

  • All blank firing is confined to Phase Line Alpha and Phase Line Breach, unless previously coordinated with the Range NCOIC (CTC); Soldiers' weapons are placed on safe during movement

  • Freeze in place conditions and procedures briefed and implemented as necesseary

  • Duds/UXOs are immediately reported to Range Ops

Recovery

  • Brass call and police call conducted

  • Shakedowns performed

  • All grenade spoons, pull rings, and fragments turned in to ALS

  • AAR conducted

  • Number of Soldiers trained

  • Number of duds/UXOs reported

  • Range closed

  • Final remarks (e.g. CCIRs)

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