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12Alfa

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  1. Did this myself for many years in training. Time and place for it, down range is not one of them.....they look cold!
  2. Alllways operated with my map folded as you say, attached to the inside of the hatch ring facing me, my head was out, shoulders at ring level.Easy to glance down to map on inside ring to confirm my pos, and the terrain. When operating the Cougar it was attached to cmders sight head (same as your Leo2 head), facing me and not the enemy.In theater I was using Blue Force Tracker in cab (MaxPro/Mrap), map in pants pocket that I seldom used, but was on top of the route if I needed to confirm as the BFT went down. GPS was used in dismounted ops with map, mostly GPS (civi) all wp per loaded from nigh
  3. Now, picture if you will.A person with a map (white) in the turret roof. My point seems lost. On our basic map training (think map 101) one of the rules is when reading a map (dismounted) place it on the ground, then unfold, as not to give your pos away.This applies to the AFV comdr, as he is above the ground and more visible with binos or the Mk1 eyeball. Bottom line, we just don't do it, or teach it to our young troops. Feel free to if one feels it's a good idea. It becomes more of a (here I am) if covered with shiny plastic to mark on. Detection:...Movement,shadows,colour (ie whi
  4. Think white square on green/cam AFV, it does stand out.
  5. No, never. Its a rather big Target from above .Also a map folded to a area one is operating then works better to zero in on where you are, and the ground quickly. Only place I used one (board) was in the CP.
  6. https://screenshots.firefox.com/7dVNNfAXf4yiZexi/positive-id.digitalpraxis.com Was a AFV Rec instr for most of my time in the unit
  7. Not now due to my age, but when I was younger.....:)
  8. https://www.military.com/dodbuzz/2018/07/13/its-official-austin-home-new-army-futures-command.html
  9. https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-5332349,00.html
  10. https://www.orbat85.nl/reference/unit-organisation-and-equipment.html
  11. 12Alfa

    We love photos

    Could we get this mod plz.....:)
  12. We do not use the M16, we have another version of the AR longer barrel, heaver, etc. We did use the FN, was my first service wpn, loved it.
  13. 12Alfa

    We love photos

    I think (would have to ck) that's from a Maple Resolve type EX in Wainwright. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJB-smayeKE
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