ARMY FM 101-5-1 PDF

Subscribe Now! Sign In Sign Out. Home:: Military:: Library:: Policy:: Army:: Field Manuals:: SITREP FM Operational Terms and Graphics. FM /MCRP A. Operational Terms and Graphics. 30 September Headquarters, Department of the Army. U.S. Marine Corps. Upon US Army and Marine Corps approval, MILSTD A, Common Warfighting Symbology, will contain more approved ground unit symbols. Appendix A.

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The center of mass of the symbol indicates the general vicinity of the center of mass of the unit. This chapter applies to both automated and hand-drawn graphic displays or overlays.

FM , Operational Terms and Graphics, Chapter 4, Unit Symbols, (Continued)

Altitude portion of GPS. First choose the frame friendly and graphic for the basic function or branch of the unit, labeling field “A,” In this example, the basic function is NBC. Fill refers to the area within the frame.

Since the headquarters symbol already includes a staff, this staff may be extended or bent. Cm information is transferred from an engagement domain system to force domain command and control system, it will be automatically or manually converted to the force domain symbols in this publication. Frame, fill, and icon showing basic function of units, installations, or equipment with modifers A1,A2, and A3.

Enter Your Email Address. The end of the staff indicates the precise location. Size in square feet. White is used for these elements when they are displayed on a dark background.


This doctrine applies to all Army and Marine Corps commanders and staffs. This chapter includes a wide variety of unit symbols as well as modifiers for building new or unique symbols. The end of the staff, or extension if usedindicates the exact location of the headquarters. Unit size indicators, shown in Figureare placed at the top center of the symbol frame in field “B.

A symbol is composed of fn components: Sign In Sign Out. Direction symbol is moving or will move. A symbol placed over the size indicator to denote a task force or company team see Figure The icon is a “role indicator” that shows the warfighting function the unit performs either on the ground, in the air, or at sea.

Choose the graphic modifier for any other capability, labeling field “A 3. For overseas theaters, the procedures govern US unilateral operations only.

This manual describes symbols for use in the force domain maneuver command and control but does not supersede the military standards which describe symbols for use in the engagement domain “radar” tracking, evaluation, engagement, or engagement system directing.

I dentifies unit symbol as a headquarters or used to indicate location or to armj. Affiliation refers to whether the warfighting object being represented is a threat. It is designed for commanders and staffs from company through corps to communicate instructions to subordinate units.


FM 101-5-1 Operational Terms and Graphics

Basic symbols other than the headquarters symbol for example, points may be placed on a staff which is extended or bent. As an example, we will build the symbol for a friendly nuclear, biological, or chemical NBC reconnaissance unit equipped with the FOX and M21 long-range sensor.

Unless this publication states otherwise, masculine nouns and pronouns do not refer exclusively to men. An alphanumeric title that uniquely identifies a particular symbol; track number. Indicates number of items present. Approved for public release; distribution unlimited. Generally, black is used for the frame, icon, and modifiers when symbols are displayed on a light background. A symbol that denotes the size of a unit or installation 011-5-1 Figure When representing unorthodox units and equipment,select the most appropriate symbol contained herein.

If necessary to fully distinguish the unit from another type of unit, include a text abbreviation, labeling field “A TEXT, ” inside the symbol frame. This manual sets forth doctrine for the United States Army and the United States Marine Corps in the use of land-based warfighting symbology. Vm basic affiliation categories are friendly, unknown, neutral, and enemy. This manual does conform to the appropriate NATO requirements.