Advanced Mortarman Course

SNCOIC POC: GySgt Heigold (910) 449-4246

Purpose: To provide advanced mortar skills to 0341s serving as a mortar squad/section leader, forward observer, or a member of a Fire Direction Center (FDC). This course emphasizes technical and procedural ability. Additionally, the student will be able to make tactical recommendations about mortar employment in offensive and defensive operation.

Trained Item:
  • 60mm & 81mm mortar weapon systems core competencies and employment
  • FDC and advanced FDC procedures & mortar ballistic computer
  • War fighting and decision making
  • Train the trainer
  • Advanced land navigation
  • Combat orders
  • Fire support planning, call for indirect fire and close air support
  • Combat reports
  • Motorized operations
  • RSOP and advanced techniques for mortar lay

Duration: 7 Weeks